A comprehensive estate and care plan is important for everyone. If advance planning can't be done, families may need help then, too.
My divorce practice is limited to couples who both commit to principles of fairness and to reaching a settlement prior to filing of court papers: mediated divorce, collaborative divorce, and uncontested divorce.
Blended and Special Needs families have special legal needs, too. Examples are prenup agreements, step-parent adoptions, name changes, complex wills to balance the needs of a first and second family, or trusts that are needed in cases of special needs children.
Appropriate use of a neutral mediator empowers people to reach better agreements governing their personal lives.