At its core, family law is about helping people conquer today’s obstacles while achieving what will matter to them 10 years from now.

Family Law Attorney for Philadelphia, PA

You may need a family law attorney on a number of occasions during your life. You may need a divorce, representation for a juvenile, or even help with adoption. In each of these cases, the team of experienced attorneys at Faye Riva Cohen Attorneys at Law is here to help. We serve families in the Philadelphia, PA, area.

Our Approach to Family Law

In every area of family law, we focus on doing what’s best for our clients. We know that family is important, and in the case of separations or divorces where children are involved, parents will have to work together for years to come to ensure the security of their children. With this in mind, we work tirelessly to secure a comfortable and fair outcome for you.

We also work to guide you through this transitional stage of life so you can move forward afterward.

In other areas of family law, we look out for your best interests and try to help you and your family as best we can. If you need our help in cases of adoption or foster care, we have the experience to represent you and your case.

Legal problems in a family are often messy and sometimes stretch beyond the typical family unit to include extended family and foster families. We don’t take any situation lightly. Regardless of who’s involved, we will do our best to make the situation as easy as possible.

Our Experience

The lawyers in our firm have a wealth of experience with family law matters and can help you navigate any family problem you have. With our dedicated and compassionate service, we have earned a good reputation in the community that we intend to continue to uphold.

Call us today at 215-563-7776 if you need a family law attorney in Philadelphia, PA.

We handle a full range of Family Law disputes including:

  • Divorce– protecting clients in no-fault and fault divorces
  • Property division– negotiating and enforcing equitable distribution of all marital assets including real estate, stock options, restricted stock, closely-held businesses, professional practices, complex partnerships, retirement plans, insurance plans, out-of-state property, trusts, cash, cars, and other high-value assets such as art and antiques
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements– negotiating and enforcing contracts entered into before or during marriage pertaining to finances or other marital issues
  • Domestic partnership agreements– negotiating and enforcing agreements made between two people who cohabitate but are not married
  • Separation of property for unmarried couples– dividing assets and debts of unmarried couples who are not subject to equitable distribution under Pennsylvania divorce law
  • Child custody– advocating for parents and other relatives, especially grandparents, in cases involving sole custody; joint custody; shared custody; physical custody; legal custody; parenting time; shared parenting; visitation; primary custody; partial custody; and modification of custody and visitation agreements
  • Child support– negotiating and litigating child support arrangements to protect children and provide peace of mind to the custodial parent
  • Alimony– negotiating and litigating alimony arrangements that allow a dependent spouse to continue the lifestyle to which he or she is accustomed
  • Interim support– negotiating and litigating interim support agreements to assist a dependent spouse during the transition to single life
  • Paternity actions– representing clients in lawsuits that can lead to custody, visitation, or financial support of a child
  • Protection from abuse– securing civil court orders protecting spouses and children from domestic violence
  • Dependency– representing parents in juvenile dependency actions when it is believed that a child may be at risk
  • Foster care– representing parents whose children have been placed in Pennsylvania’s foster care system
  • Adoptions– creating loving families by representing stepparents, same-sex partners, relatives, and non-relatives in adoption proceedings
  • Name changes– facilitating name changes for adults and children following divorce or other significant life events