Understanding Your Rights In Family Law

Most everyone knows someone who has gone through a divorce. However, there is a big difference between knowing of someone else's experience and going through one yourself. When going through family law issues, you need a lawyer on your side who will make sure you understand your rights and that these rights are protected.

At Hayes & Sarff, P.C., we understand just how it is for your family to reach a resolution that everyone can live with. We are located in Pekin, serving clients throughout the nearby Illinois communities.

Thoughtful Representation For All Your Family Law Needs

The term "family law" is an umbrella term. Depending on the specifics of your case, you could end up needing assistance in any number of areas, including those related to:

  • Divorce, including high-asset divorce and same-sex divorce
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child support
  • Spousal maintenance, also known as spousal support or alimony
  • Property division, including retirement asset division and QDRO
  • Fathers' rights and paternity actions
  • Grandparents' rights
  • Adoptions
  • Domestic violence and orders of protection

There is often an overlap between family law and estate planning. For example, if you are going through a divorce, now would also be a good time to update your estate plans, to make sure guardianship for minor children is properly listed and assets are being left where you want them.

"I don't just help clients with their family law needs; I help them with their family needs." — attorney Brandon Sarff

Contact Our Firm To Share Your Side Of The Story

While we push for peaceful resolutions based on compromise and negotiation, know that we are also strong litigators who are ready to go to trial if need be. Our approach is dependent on your situation. To schedule a consultation, call us at 309-270-2064 or fill out our online form.