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Attorney Lisa Hennessy Fitzpatrick is aware that contested divorce proceedings, child custody and visitation, marital property disputes (equitable distribution) and other family law issues can be extremely confrontational and unpleasant.  But when emotions are flying and your children, family, and marital estate are at risk you need a family law attorney with trial experience who stays on top of changes in the law and can provide you with comprehensive advice and individual guidance and support!  Attorney Fitzpatrick is there to help and she has the experience to guide you and advise you of your options as you work through these challenging moments and changing lifestyles to reach an equitable result for you and your family.  I can assist you to determine the best options and solutions.

If you have a family law matter or are thinking about separating from your spouse and want to know your options or if you have made the decision to move on and seek a divorce turn to Attorney Lisa Hennessy Fitzpatrick!

Attorney Fitzpatrick recognizes that Divorce and Family Law is a sensitive and emotional time but also a critical and vulnerable time.  Don’t let your emotions get in the way of what is fair, just and equitable!  Do not just give up or give in because you believe or know it was all your fault or because you do not think you can handle the stress and awkwardness.  There are always options no matter how bad the situation and Attorney Fitzpatrick will be on your side!  Let Attorney Lisa Hennessy Fitzpatrick help you understand your legal rights.  She is there to protect and explain your interests!

The transition from marriage, to separation, to divorce is challenging and stressful for the entire family.  Individuals are affected at different stages of the process.  Attorney Lisa Hennessy Fitzpatrick is there for you EVERY step of the way!

Family Law:

Ms. Fitzpatrick’s Family Law practice encompasses the areas of:


  • Adoption
  • Alienation of Affection & Criminal Conversation
  • Annulments
  • Attorney’s Fees
  • Child Custody & Child Support
  • Dependency and Child Abuse/Neglect
  • Division of Assets and Liabilities/Debts
  • Divorce (Absolute Divorce, Divorce from Bed & Board)
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Marital Fault
  • Mediation
  • Name Changes
  • Orders of Protection
  • Post Separation Support
  • Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Spousal Support (Post Separation Support & Alimony)
  • Separation Agreements
  • Modifications to Orders
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Grandparent rights
  • Paternity
  • Visitation[/box]


Uncontested vs. Contested Divorces

Absolute Divorce (based upon 1 year legal separation)


Contact our office today to set up your confidential consultation and to learn more about your rights and options!

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