Areas of Practice
Because every adoption is unique and can be exciting, challenging and, at times, an unnerving experience, Rock & Tebbetts, P.C. is committed to making the process an enriching and successful one for all parties involved.
If alimony is an issue in your divorce case, you should speak with a lawyer familiar with the laws of New Hampshire on alimony or spousal support.
Child Custody & Visitation
In a divorce or parenting rights case, the parties are concerned about the time each will have with their children. Since family law on parenting rights has changed in New Hampshire, you certainly will have questions relating to child custody, visitation, and decision-making, which are now part of parenting rights and parenting responsibilities.
Child support is probably the most contested issue in divorce and family law cases. It is best to consult with a New Hampshire divorce and family law lawyer to understand how the child support laws work.
Child Support Modification and Enforcement
There are different types of modification for different types of orders. For instance, if the issue is child support, an obligor or an obligee may apply to the Court for modification of child support if three (3) years have passed since the last order, or if there is a substantial change in circumstances.
As with most people, family is the most important thing in your life. A divorce or family law matter can be an emotional, traumatic experience and change your life in ways you never thought possible. The attorneys at Rock & Tebbetts are committed to making the process as peaceful as possible.
Not many New Hampshire grandparents are aware that under certain circumstances, they may have a right to grandparent visitation with their grandchildren.
Appointment of Guardianship
Juvenile criminal cases are not dealt with through the same system as adult criminal cases. Rather, they are addressed in family court. At Rock & Tebbetts, our attorneys work with all concerned parties to fashion realistic outcomes and then assist our clients to meet their case goals.
Whenever possible, resolving a divorce out of court can help couples save time, money and stress. At Rock & Tebbetts, our family law attorneys have been trained as family law mediators and we frequently represent individuals who are going through mediation and need their own counsel to review agreements.
Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements
A prenuptial agreement is a preparatory arrangement in the case of divorce. Many couples opt to make a prenuptial agreement to avoid undesirable situations if a divorce occurs later down the road. You can learn more about these arrangements and whether it is in your best interest to make one.
Securing Your Legacy
A will can protect your assets and help minimize the chances of a contest over your estate. If you die without a will, your estate may not be distributed as you would choose. The attorneys at Rock & Tebbetts can prepare your Will to ensure that your wishes are met to provide for your family; state your funeral and burial instructions; name a guardian and create a trust for minor children; and, also disinherit a person.
Medical Power Of Attorney and Living Will
To ensure that your wishes are met with your health care in the event you are incapacitated and not able to make medical decisions or end of life decisions on your own behalf, it is extremely important to have a valid carry out personal, business or medical issues on your own behalf, With help from the attorneys at Rock & Tebbetts, P.C., you can draw up a Living Will and Medical Power of Attorney.
Last Will & Testament
Writing a Will is an exceedingly personal decision. It is important to understand what factors you should take into consideration in preparing a Last Will & Testament. Will preparation and the advice dispensed by attorneys is often a key factor in ensuring that a Last Will and Testament meets all legal requirements.
At times, changes in personal circumstance may cause you to revise your Last Will and Testament. If that occurs, we will meet with you to discuss any proposed changes and any legal effect thereof in addition to revising your Will and ensure it meets both your needs and all legal requirements.