Posted on February 9
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Donald F. Spry, II, is KingSpry’s Family Law Practice Chair.
Our focus is on helping clients find common sense solutions and resolutions, in or out of court. Sensitive and delicate matters are handled discreetly with hands-on service. We can also recommend other professionals to provide services including counseling, financial and estate planning, and asset valuation and additional assistance.
KingSpry is a full service firm. When personal meets professional, such as in complex matrimonial business cases, KingSpry’s matrimonial attorneys can call on the knowledge of lawyers concentrating in other areas of law to enhance quality representation. Our attorneys are well known in their field, have lectured and written extensively, and hold leadership positions within the family law field.
By staying abreast of the ever-changing federal and state tax laws, our attorneys and paralegals have the understanding necessary to counsel, draft, and implement estate planning strategies that meet the needs of each individual client.
KingSpry’s family law attorneys have represented clients and appear regularly before Masters and Judges in Northampton, Lehigh, Carbon and Monroe counties, and in the appellate courts. They are prepared to advocate on behalf of clients in the courtroom, mediation, or in private settlement meetings in cases like:
Divorce, Equitable Distribution and Alimony
KingSpry regularly handles routine and complex divorce cases. They utilize experts in a wide range of fields including accounting, financial advisors, real estate and business valuations to assist them and their clients in resolving complex cases.
KingSpry assists clients to prepare for custody litigation or settlement. They have worked with psychological experts in a multitude of cases to come to a resolution that is in the best interest of the children. They have litigated cases involving relocation requests, grandparents and other third parties requests for custody and visitation as well as cases involving addiction issues or other special circumstances.
KingSpry can help calculate support obligations, and negotiate or litigate a fair amount.
Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
KingSpry attorneys have drafted, negotiated and analyzed both prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. They have assisted their clients in understanding the legal issues and the importance of these agreements and the impact they may have on any assets, business interests, divorce or estate planning.
KingSpry represents LGBT clients as well as unmarried, heterosexual partners to address issues such as co-habitation agreements, second parent adoptions, sperm donor agreements, name changes and estate planning. Even though Pennsylvania has legalized gay marriage, we provide advice to clients to assist them with challenges they may face in states that do not recognize non-traditional families and unmarried co-habitants.
Protection From Abuse (PFA) Orders
KingSpry attorneys have handled and litigated numerous abuse cases which involve physical abuse or allegations of abuse involving clients and their children. KingSpry attorneys ensure that their main goal is to protect the rights and safety of their clients.
Adoptions/Assisted Reproductive Technology
KingSpry’s Family Law Practice Group has been named a Best Law Firm by U.S. News – Best Lawyers, Metropolitan Tier 1 Allentown.
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