Attorney Augusto is a collaborative attorney and believes that there are private alternatives to resolving family disputes instead of the legal system. In collaborative law, the divorce and the paternity disputes can be resolved in a private setting with respect, less financial strain and more quickly.
Her prior experience as a middle school teacher exposed her to difficult situations. Ms. Augusto learned to negotiate and resolve problems that otherwise would lead to public humiliation.
Protects your children
Agreements are reached in private
Aims to protect long term relationships
Collaborative Practice may be right for you if you and your former partner:
Wish to work together to reach parenting solutions to avoid emotional trauma to your children.
Understand and accept the necessity to make full financial disclosure.
Want to reduce the emotional and financial cost of separation.
Headed by Ana C. Augusto, our matrimonial law department brings experience to the table to help make your negotiations run smoothly and fairly. If negotiations do not resolve the issues, we have the skill to take your spouse to court.
Attorney Augusto has experience dealing with every aspect of matrimonial law, including:
High net divorce
Child custody disputes
Division of marital assets and liabilities
Unlike married fathers, an unmarried biological father must take extra steps to be recognized as the legal father of a child. Unmarried fathers may need a paternity test to accomplish legal paternity.
Attorney Augusto has experience dealing with every aspect of family law, including:
Modification of child support
Sometimes life throws you unexpected events like an illness or loss of employment that lead to financial difficulties.
If your family is struggling to pay the bills and you want to avoid further financial struggles, there may be a solution available to you. There are different types of bankruptcies for different types of situations. Consult with Ana and discuss which kind of bankruptcy may be your key to a fresh start.
Wills & Trusts
Estate planning is the process by which an individual or family arranges the transfer of assets in anticipation of death. Contact us for more information.
Estate planning is one of the most important tools you can use in structuring the transfer of assets during your lifetime and after your death. Our office can assist you in creating a comprehensive plan to address all of your estate planning needs. Any estate plan begins with a last will and testament, a trust (whether revocable or irrevocable), advance directives regarding your health care and a power of attorney.
The Law Office of Ana C. Augusto is a boutique firm providing legal advise to individuals and families navigate through financial difficulties and the recovery from separation.