Family Law

At Carella Byrne, our family law attorneys recognize that the issues involved in divorce, child custody, property division, and related matters implicate far more than the law. They strike at the very heart of people’s lives, triggering intense emotions alongside worry and uncertainty about what the future will look like for themselves and their children.

Practical and Experienced

That is why we complement our legal acumen and advocacy skills with counsel that considers the practical impact of family law disputes. When we craft prenuptial agreements, establish parenting arrangements, and negotiate divorce settlements, we do so with the goal of providing clarity and peace of mind, ensuring fairness and equity, and positioning our clients and their children for a brighter future.

Our family law representation extends beyond divorce to all of the ancillary issues that can arise before a couple weds, while their marriage is ending, and long after the ink dries on a final divorce decree. We work with high net-worth individuals and those with complex portfolios of assets to create prenuptial agreements that secure their financial interests. Our attorneys also possess the extensive knowledge and experience needed to assess, unwind, and distribute a couple’s intertwined assets in a way that is transparent, fair, and favorable to our clients.

We know that even the most amicable divorces involve intense feelings. Often, anger, resentment, and feelings of betrayal cloud judgment and make it difficult for the parties to address and resolve issues in a productive and rational manner. Carella Byrne’s family law attorneys always look for approaches that can reduce hostility, minimize needless conflict, and facilitate agreement, whether through negotiations, mediation, or collaborative divorce.

But conflict is sometimes unavoidable, and the divide between spouses may too wide for such resolutions. When that happens, we stand ready to vigorously advocate for our clients in the courtroom to protect and advance their interests.

Family Law Matters

Regardless of your unique circumstances or issues, Carella Byrne can provide you with experienced and personalized representation for all aspects of your divorce, including:

  • High net-worth divorce
  • Separation
  • Alimony
  • Child support
  • Child custody
  • Child visitation
  • Property division
  • Mediation
  • Division of pensions and retirement plans
  • Asset valuation
  • Business valuation
  • Property Settlement Agreements
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Divorce mediation

If you face divorce or family law issues of any type, we welcome the opportunity to be of assistance during what can be an uncertain and unsettling time.


Area of FOCUS

Child Custody
Property Division

Family Law Attorneys


Practice Areas

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Our attorneys understands how critical it is that business owners prepare for retirement or unforeseen circumstances in a way that provides for their financial well-being and the continuity of their companies.


When disputes arise, our seasoned litigators provide exceptional advocacy grounded in holistic strategies designed to achieve each client’s overall business, financial, and personal goals.

Land Use Law

When zoning and land use roadblocks stand in the way of your objectives for a real estate investment or development project, our attorneys have the knowledge and experience necessary to move you forward.

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