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Family Law


At McDevitt Osteen Chojnicki & Deters we understand how stressful and difficult a divorce or parentage case can be. We also recognize your desire to protect your rights when you are dealing with divorce, child custody and other family law matters.


Our law firm provides passionate and vigorous representation to individuals and families handling a wide range of complex family related legal matters. Open and honest communication between you and your attorney are crucial to effective representation, and we pride ourselves on being responsive and accessible.


We represent clients in simple and complex family law cases involving:

• Divorce

• Separation

• Dissolution of marriage

• Child custody

• Division of property

• Child support

• Spousal Maintenance

• Paternity actions


• Guardianship

• Adoptions

• Pre-Nuptials

• Post-Nuptials

Our attorneys have the legal knowledge and courtroom experience to help you achieve a fair and fulfilling outcome in your case.



Post-Divorce Modifications:


In addition to providing effective legal counsel during your divorce or parentage case, McDevitt Osteen Chojnicki & Deters can assist you with seeking modifications to your custody, visitation and support agreements.



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