Family Law (also called matrimonial law or the law of domestic relations) is an area of the law that deals with family matters and domestic relations. Like many areas of law, family law is a legal practice area that focuses on specific issues involving family relationships, such as adoption, divorce, and child custody, among others.
Attorneys practicing family law can represent clients in family court proceedings or in related negotiations and can also draft important legal documents such as court petitions or property agreements. Some family law attorneys specialize in various areas related to family law like adoption, paternity, emancipation, or other matters not usually related to divorce like the attorneys at The Leges Group who focus on family law related issues involving family owned businesses.
Divorce, also known as dissolution of marriage, is the process of terminating a marriage or marital union under the state laws to which a couple is subject. Divorce usually entails the canceling or reorganizing of the legal duties and responsibilities of marriage, thus dissolving the bonds of matrimony between a married couple under the rule of law of the particular country or state.
The attorneys at The Leges Group have handled divorce procedures all throughout the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Equipped to handle complex divorces involving business assets and several other complicating issues, ranging from division of property to child custody, our attorneys are ready to guide you through the intensely emotional process that comes with the divorcing process.
Child Custody is a legal term regarding guardianship which is used to describe the legal and practical relationship between a parent or guardian and a child in that person's care.
Instead of a parent having "custody" of or "access" to a child, a child is now said to "reside" or have "contact" with a parent but the legal statues of custody has various forms and its important to understand each when dealing with divorce so to ensure you can make the most informed decisions when your separation involves your future of your children and family. The attorneys of The Leges Group are here to help you protect that which is most valuable to you.
From legal custody to physical custody. Our custody attorneys are here to help.
Business Law, also known as Commercial Law is the body of law which governs business and commerce and is often considered to be a branch of civil law and deals both with issues of private law and public law.
Whether you are a first-generation business owner or a legacy in the making, every family owned business needs to understand the how commercial law regulates the corporate contracts you may enter into, the employees and family members you may hire and the practices you thereby follow along with the services you provide, the goods you may manufacture or the sales and purchases you want to make.
Our business law attorneys are trained to think outside the box and understand the needs of every client and family business we service.
Entity Formation and Startup Companies. A business entity is an entity that is formed and administered as per a state’s corporate laws in order to engage in business or charitable work within that state. Most often, business entities are formed to provide a shield of liability protection for the owners when engaging in the sale of goods or services.
Within the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, most businesses are structured in one of the following 4 ways: As a corporation, a limited liability company, a partnership, or as a solo practitioner. Each of these corporate structures has their own benefits and draw backs and when it comes time to take that next step in your entrepreneurial journey choosing the correct structure can either make or break your business before it even starts. To learn which entity would suit your business needs best, contact The Leges Group today.
Contracts and Transactions. Where there is a transaction there is a contract. Like any agreement, contracts are legally binding arrangements between two or more parties which recognizes and governs the rights and duties of the parties to the agreement. When preparing to purchase a business, sell car, buy a house or provide a service, our business law attorneys, and contract lawyers are here to help.
The types of legal documents our contract attorneys can assist you with are as follows: Bylaws; Letters of Intent; Service Contracts; Buy Sale Agreements; Operating Agreements; Partnership Agreements; Nondisclosure Agreements; Shareholder Agreements; Loan Contracts and more. For a full list of contract drafting services please contact The Leges Group today at 610-228-2828.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Divorce & Family Law
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