The standard in determining child custody, placement & visitation is to look at what is in the best interests of the child. The court will consider the factors set forth in relevant case law, specifically, Pettinato v. Pettinato, 582 A.2d 909 (1990) to determine what is in the best interest of the child. Some of these factors include the wishes of the child’s parents, the child’s preference if the child is of sufficient intelligence and understanding to express a preference and the stability of the child’s home environment, etc., to name a few. Attorney Finkelman can advise you of all of the relevant factors considered by the court and advise you as to how they would be applied to your children.
Attorney Finkelman appreciates that children and the time spent with them are most valuable to parents., like herself. She is dedicated to ensuring that her clients get as much parenting time as possible with their children. She is a caring advocate with a practical approach. Her honesty and integrity is what sets her apart from others.
Attorney Finkelman knows the great financial impact divorce has on the lives of family members. Divorce can be emotionally and financially devastating to families. With her financial experience and background, she advises her divorce clients on the division of marital property; property acquired during the course of marriage, as well as child support, and awards of alimony. She is compassionate, dedicated and determined to obtain the best results for her clients either by settlement or trial.