Family, Criminal, Estate & More: Different Types of Law

Family, criminal, estate, oh my! There are many different types of law, and Hankey Law Firm specializes in a few of them. Depending on what kind of case you have, your legal needs may fall within any one of a variety of classifications. Not sure what sector of law you should be looking for an attorney in? Just want to learn a little bit more about various kinds of law? Here, we will discuss some of Hankey Law Firm’s offerings and how we can help you!

Family Law

Hankey Law Firm has experience with many facets of Family Law, such as divorce, child support and child custody, adoptions, and more. While this may seem clear cut, there are many nuances to each of these proceedings. For instance, divorces can be contested or non-contested, child support and custody hearings can require multiple modifications, adoptions involve numerous legalities, and so on. In many cases, this is only scratching the surface of what Family Law entails!

In general, Family Law involves any legal proceedings that are related to family relationships or family structure. While divorces and child custody agreements are far often the most common of cases that fall within this category, there are so cases such as paternity legalities, emancipations, and more. If you are curious whether your particular case falls within the realm of Family Law, contact Hankey Law Firm today!

Criminal Law

Criminal Law is perhaps the most easily identified sector of law, as it pertains to those who have been accused or convicted of committing a crime. There are many laws set in place for society to abide by. When individuals or organizations do not follow these laws, or law enforcement believes someone has broken the law, criminal legal action may be taken.

At Hankey Law Firm, we understand that facing criminal charges can be a frightening and overwhelming experience. We also understand that being unjustly convicted can have a serious impact on your quality of life and the lives of your loved ones. Whether you are facing a DUI, traffic citation, misdemeanor, or felony offense, Hankey Law Firm has the expertise and the experience to educate you on your options, and be by your side throughout your case. Get in touch with our team today!

Estate Law

Probate and Estate Law can be a bit more complex to comprehend, as it entails a person’s physical and personal property, such as finances, assets, and much more. There are many legalities to consider within this realm, and navigating them on your own can be a difficult feat. Not to mention, filing the wrong paperwork or misunderstanding the wording on a document can lead to disastrous results.

When it comes to estate planning and preparation such as Last Will and Testament, Power of Attorney, and Living Will, Hankey Law Firm can help. We also have extensive experience with Conservatorships, Guardianships, Adoptions, Name Changes, and other probate matters. If you have any Probate or Estate Law questions or concerns, get in touch with our legal team!

& More!

There are many other sectors of law, and many other kinds of cases that Hankey Law Firm can assist with. Some of these include Juvenile Law such as juvenile dependency and child protective cases, as well as Real Estate Law such as property line disputes, transfer of property, deed and mortgage preparation, and real estate closings. Whatever your legal needs are, reach out to our team. We are ready and able to help and will make sure you are adequately prepared to achieve the best possible outcome on your case!