Family Law

The area of legal practice known as family law encompasses a variety of issues related to marriage and children. Family law includes divorce, alimony, custody, child support, adoption, pre-nuptial agreements, family contracts related to property, etc. The cases handled by an attorney practicing family law tend to be of a sensitive nature. The Law Office of Jose A. Polanco understands this and will treat your matter with the utmost compassion, sensitivity, and compassion.

Family Law includes the following categories:

Child Abuse
Domestic Violence
Elder Abuse
Sexual Abuse
Child Support
Children's Rights
Foster Care
State Child Protection
Civil Unions
Common Law Marriage
Domestic Partnerships
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transsexual, Transgender Rights
Living Together/Cohabitation
Power of Attorney
Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
Education & Schools
Colleges & Universities
Individualized Education Plans
Private Schools
Public Schools
Student Rights
Teacher Abuse
Title IX
Trade & Technical Schools
Special Education

Elder Law
Age Discrimination
Competency Hearings
Guardianships & Conservatorships
Long-Term Care
Nursing Homes
Powers of Attorney
Medicaid & Medicare Planning
Advanced Health Care Directive
Healthcare Power of Attorney
Healthcare Proxy
Tax Planning
Nursing Home Negligence

Enforcement Actions
Mediation/Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Name Changes
Restraining Orders
Grandparent Rights
Termination of Parental Rights