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Allegheny County Divorce Lawyer

Need a family law attorney in Allegheny County?

The Law Offices of Avram Y. Rosen was established in 1999 to provide the residents of Allegheny with superior legal representation without sacrificing personalized attention. Our firm is smaller than large, corporate firms because we want to provide our clients with individualized attention. With our law office, you know exactly who you are working with and your attorney knows you. You won't have to worry about dealing with multiple people who aren't familiar with the intricacies of your case. Our office in Allegheny County can be found at:

603 Washington Road
Suite 403
Pittsburgh, PA 15228

It's a known fact that approximately all first marriages in the United States end in divorce. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Health Statistics, in 2010 there were 67,950 marriages, and 34,899 divorces and annulments in that same year. It's never easy for anyone to accept that their marriage has reached the point of no return, and this is why we are here to ease the transition for you as much as possible. We have found that even the most amicable splits can take a turn for the worse, and this is why we cannot stress enough how important it is that you seek quality legal representation. By educating our clients to the fullest, we can prepare them for the storm and for what follows.

Types of Cases We Handle

The branch of family law has garnered a well-deserved reputation for being volatile and highly-emotional. Whether you were married for two years or twenty, there are serious issues that need addressing. As a dedicated family law firm, we always strive to get to know our clients on a personal level, that way we can better address their specific needs and concerns. We don't want you to walk away from your experience with us feeling as if you weren't understood. You will know our attorneys and you will know your paralegal, not only that but we will communicate with you promptly, clearly and openly about your circumstances and the consequences of your actions.

Our family law services address prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, as well as every aspect of the divorce process. All divorcing couples, regardless of wealth will need to abide by the laws of equitable distribution. Since equitable distribution states handle asset division very differently than community property states, choosing the right attorney to see you through the process can have a huge impact on how a judge decides to ultimately divide the assets from your marriage.

One of the most critical aspects of the divorce process concerns the future and wellbeing of any minor children from the marriage. Ideally, you and your spouse will easily agree on a child custody and visitation schedule; however, not all couples can come to terms on a workable arrangement.

If your spouse is unreasonable and the matter is left unresolved, we will at first make every attempt to negotiate with opposing counsel; however, if our efforts remain ineffective, then the ultimate decision will lay with a family court judge. When it comes to matters pertaining to child custody, child support and visitation, the judge will make every attempt to make a decision that is in the best interests of the children. If you anticipate fighting over custody, it's vital that we present the strongest case before the judge on your behalf.

Our firm has handled hundreds of family law cases involving spousal support, family-owned businesses, parental alienation, child support and spousal support modifications, domestic violence and restraining orders. Through years of first-hand experience, we've come to understand all the risks involved in getting a divorce, as well as the emotional nature of family law cases. We are here to provide you with dedicated, personalized attention while protecting your best interests every step of the way.

When you are concerned over the future of your family and your assets, you need a seasoned professional that will handle your case with the highest level of compassion, care and understanding, all the while being prepared to be aggressive if the need arises.

Divorce & Family Law Services in Allegheny County

The average person has a lot of questions about their rights and responsibilities in a divorce. Beyond learning about the divorce process, they often need to understand the tax consequences in a divorce, as well as the role negotiations play outside of the courtroom. Deciding about divorce is a large decision to make and choosing an attorney is an essential part of reaching your desired outcome.

Whether you currently anticipate an uncontested and amicable divorce, or if your divorce is more complicated, either way we are here to guide you through the process. If you and your spouse have not yet filed, we urge you to contact us sooner than later. It's important to speak with a knowledgeable divorce attorney before you take any steps that might work against you later on. While divorce is an emotional event, it's also a huge financial transition and we want to ensure that it goes as smoothly as possible and works out to your greatest advantage.

Allegheny County Resource Links

Family Law Information Center

About Allegheny County

Allegheny County Family Court

Map of Allegheny County Family Court