Practice Areas

The attorneys at Ronald W. Nelson, PA provide professional services in the following practice areas:

Non-Marital and Cohabitation

•    Legal Counseling on rights and obligations of cohabitants (unmarried, but living together)
•    Preparing Cohabitation Agreements
•    Equitable property division between cohabitants

Premarital Agreements and Counseling

•    Legal Counseling on Rights and Obligations
•    Premarital Advice and Legal Counseling
•    Drafting and Reviewing Premarital (Antenuptial) Agreements
•    Equitable Property Division

Divorce, Separation and Annulment

•    Legal Counseling on rights and obligations of married persons
•    Legal Separation and “Contractual Separation”
•    Separate maintenance actions
•    Annulment actions
•    Divorce actions
•    Consultation and drafting marital separation and property settlement agreements

Spousal Support Obligations – Alimony and Spousal Maintenance

•    Establishment and defense of requests for spousal support (alimony, spousal maintenance)
•    Post decree modification and termination of spousal support
•    Enforcement – interstate and international

Child Custody and Parenting Time Arrangements

•    Establishment of parentage
•    Establishment of legal and residential custody arrangements and parenting plans
•    Post decree modification of child custody and parenting schedules
•    Enforcement of child custody and parenting plan agreements and orders – intrastate, interstate, and international

Third-Party Visitation – Grandparent Visitation

•    Establishment and defense of third party claims for visitation
•    Post decree modification of third-party visitation schedules
•    Enforcement of third-party visitation agreements and orders – intrastate, interstate, and international

Child Support and Family Maintenance Obligations

•    Establishment of parentage
•    Establishment and defense of child support claims
•    Post decree child support modification
•    Enforcement of child support – intrastate, interstate, and international

Interstate Jurisdiction and Enforcement

•    Establishment of parentage
•    Establishment and defense of child support requests
•    Enforcement and collection of child support
•    Post decree modifications
•    Interstate Enforcement

International and Cross-Border Jurisdiction and Enforcement

•    Legal counseling on International and Cross-Border Family Law Issues
•    Establishment and defense of international child support requests
•    Establishment of international child custody arrangements
•    Represent left-behind parents in proceedings under the Hague Abduction Convention
•    International Enforcement Actions

Guardianship and Conservatorship

•    Legal Counseling on rights and obligations regarding guardianship (care of another person)
•    Legal Counseling on rights and obligations regarding conservatorship  (care of another person’s property and finances)