"While I am well-versed in many areas of family law, I have dedicated my legal career to the thoughtful and diligent representation of clients in divorce matters. My particular areas of specialty include Divorce, Child Custody, Alimony and Child Support. I use my extensive knowledge of the law and the process to skillfully guide clients while working to reduce the emotional distress that can often accompany the experience."
-Sandra C. Fava
Divorce also known as dissolution of marriage, is the process of terminating a marriage or marital union.
Civil Union is a legal status that provides many of the same protections as marriage does to couples.
Alimony is a legal obligation on a person to provide financial support to their spouse before or after marital separation or divorce.
Division of Assets
Equitable distribution is the technical legal term for the principle the courts use to accomplish property division in the dissolution of a marriage.
Palimony is a financial remedy created where a couple is unmarried but maintained a longterm relationship and promise a lifetime of support.
Child Support is an ongoing, periodic payment made by a parent for the financial benefit of a child.
Child Custody is a legal term used to describe the legal & practical relationship between a parent or guardian and a child in that person's care.
Prenuptial Agreements are contracts entered into prior to a marriage by the people intending to marry or contract with each other.
Domestic Violence is violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation.
"Sandra is currently working on my divorce settlement. I have gained 100% confidence in her. She is very responsive, experienced and assertive, She will work in your best interest. Sandra has certainly earned this review and is very highly recommended!"