Mother filed for modification of custody against Father seeking to terminate custody based on false allegations of child abuse. We represented the Father and counter-claimed for sole custody of the child. After presenting expert testimony and key witnesses, the court awarded Father sole custody of his daughter and eliminated the Father’s child support obligation.
Husband filed divorce against Wife after twelve years of marriage. We represented the Husband and after a trial, the court awarded our client the marital home and allowed him to keep 100% of his pension benefits.
We filed a legitimation action for our client to establish his legal rights as the father to his child. We were able to successfully establish our client’s custodial rights to his child, obtain a reasonable visitation schedule, and reduce his child support obligation by $300.
Our client was placed on child support after failing to receive proper notice from the court. We were able to file papers with the court to have the child support order reversed and child support services reimbursed my client for the child support payments that were collected against him.
We represented our client in his legitimation action. The mother sought sole custody of the child on claims that the father was not involved in the child’s life. We were able to prove that the Mother was merely a heart-broken and spiteful ex-girlfriend with ulterior motives. The court awarded our client joint custody of his child, granted his request to change his child’s last name to the client’s last name, and awarded him very liberal visitation rights.
We represented our client in a contempt action that his ex filed against him for failure to timely pay child support payments. Our client had previously been held in contempt for child support payments when he represented himself. After hiring Anene & Associates, we were able to convince the same Judge that his failure to pay child support was not intentional nor willful. The Judge agreed and dismissed the case, although the client had over thousands of dollars in arrears.
We represented a father who lived out of state, but filed a contempt action against his ex-wife who lived in Georgia. The ex-wife had withheld the children from our client for 2 years and skipped town with no trace. Our skilled investigative team was able to locate the mother and serve her with the contempt papers. After going to court, the Judge found in favor of our client, found the ex-wife in contempt, and ordered her to pay our client’s attorney’s fees.
We represented a father in a contempt action, where his ex-wife sought to incarcerate him for his failure to pay over $9,000 in past due child support. This was the 2nd contempt that the ex-wife filed against our client. Our client represented himself during the 1st case, and was found in contempt and jailed for 45 days. When he hired us for his 2nd contempt, we were able to prove that our client was not in willful contempt and the Court found in his favor.
FAMILY LAW | DIVORCE
Our client filed for divorce after 14 years of marriage to her husband. We obtained alimony and attorney’s fees for the Wife as a result of Husband’s cheating and affairs.
We represented a wife in a divorce that involved adultery and cruel treatment. Although it was only a 3-year marriage, the Court awarded our client alimony, attorney’s fees, and sole possession of the marital home for which the husband had to continue to pay the mortgage.
We represented a Mother who filed a modification where she sought to change her joint custody arrangement with her ex-husband to a primary custody arrangement where the children would reside primarily with her. After a trial, the Judge awarded my client primary custody of the children, attorney’s fees, and child support.
We represented a wife in a 10-year divorce that involved adultery and cruel treatment. After a 2-day trial, the Judge awarded our client sole possession of the marital home, primary custody of the children, and child support.
Settlement amount: $250,000.00
Serious trucking accident occurs when an 18-wheeler T-boned our client’s pick-up truck causing substantial head and back injuries. Client’s injuries totaled $28,974.56.
Settlement amount: $250,000.00
Client and his minor child were rear-ended by a drunk driver. Minor child’s injuries were $2,566 and father’s injuries totaled $4,011.12.
Settlement amount: $60,000.00 (maximum amount available under insurance policy limits)
Client rear-ended by truck at red light. Minor damage to car. Client injuries totaled $9,210.
Settlement amount: $36,000.00
Client rear-ended by truck at red light. Minor damage to car. Client injuries totaled $5,695.
Settlement amount: $25,000.00
Client side-swiped by another vehicle while turning out of a shopping center. Client injuries totaled $14,754.75.
Settlement amount: $25,000.00 (maximum amount available under insurance policy limits)
Client was rear-ended in bumper to bumper traffic. Out-of-pocket injury costs totaled: $0.
Settlement amount: $12,387.15
Client is involved in a car accident when the at-fault driver T-bones the client’s vehicle. Client suffers soft-tissue injury and had minimal loss wages. Client’s injuries totaled $4,412.30.
Settlement amount: $10,000.00
Client was traveling on a road when another vehicle failed to yield and caused a 3-car bumper to bumper accident. Client’s injuries totaled $2,885.00.
Settlement amount: $6,000.00
Client was t-boned by another vehicle while coming out of a shopping center parking lot, after the vehicle ran the red light. Client’s injuries totaled $761.13.
Settlement amount: $3,860.00
Client is rear-ended by a truck while stopped at a red light. Minimal damage to car. Client injuries totaled: $0
Settlement amount: $3,300.00
Client slips and falls at a major hotel retail chain after getting out of the hotel swimming pool with no slip-resistant pool floor or mats. Client suffers knee injuries and back strain.
Settlement amount: Confidential.
Client-wife was arrested for battery after a domestic dispute with her husband. After implementing strategic trial and negotiation techniques, charges against the client were dropped and client’s arrest record was expunged.
Client was charged with theft by taking after shoplifting from a major local retailer. After implementing strategic trial techniques, client’s charge was dismissed.
Client was charged with battery after engaging in a physical altercation with her child’s father’s girlfriend and faced up to 12 months imprisonment. After implementing strategic trial techniques, client’s charge was dismissed.
Client was charged with aggressive driving, facing $1,000 fine and up to 12 months jail/probation. After pointing out the weaknesses of the Prosecution’s case, the client’s charge was dismissed.
Client was charged with reckless conduct after a fight ensued at a local night club. After skillful negotiating with the Prosecutor, client’s charge was dismissed.
Client was charged with felony forgery for allegedly falsifying an application to receive thousands of dollars in government public assistance. Client had a previous criminal history and faced up to 10 years in prison; client avoided jail time and received only 5 years probation.
Client was charged with Felony aggravated assault, facing up to 20 years in prison. The evidence against the client was very telling and incriminating. After negotiating with the Prosecutor, client’s charge was reduced to a misdemeanor Simple Assault with 12 months probation and no jail time.