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Personal and Professional Legal Services in the Heart of Vermont

Supportive Family Law Services

Family law issues strike us on the most personal level and are emotionally difficult. At The Law Office of Amy K. Butler, Esquire, PLLC, I have helped countless clients navigate the turbulent waters of family law, and I am confident I can do the same for you.

Handling All Issues Of Divorce

Divorce can always be a challenge, whether you are interested in initiating a divorce or you have been served with a complaint for divorce, I can help. A change in family structure brought on by divorce or separation shakes up the entire family unit. It can have an impact not only on those immediately involved in the dispute, but on friends and family, too. In my divorce work, I realize that you are in the midst of substantial life changes.

It is my goal as your attorney to make the court process as simple and painless as possible for you. I will begin the process by meeting with you to discuss the specifics of your situation. I will give you a general overview of how the divorce process works and how I can help you identify your priorities and your ideal outcome.

Resolving Property Disputes In Vermont

When high assets are involved in a divorce, it can be challenging for couples to agree on the division of their marital property. I can help high-income couples find a resolution that best fits their financial and personal needs for several types of assets, including:

  • Ownership of business and properties
  • Personal property
  • Real estate
  • Stocks, bonds and other investments
  • Retirement

You can find the most common questions about divorce on my FAQ page. There, I provide some insight on what you can expect and why it is important to hire an attorney who will protect your rights.

Helping You Take Care Of Your Children

The separation of parents also involves issues of child custody, known in Vermont as “parental rights and responsibilities.” From my perspective, taking care of children is the single most important area where life and law intersect. I will work with you in identifying your goals regarding legal and physical rights and responsibilities of your child. It is my opinion that a negotiated order is better in the long run for you and your child than one reached through litigation. In matters of custody disputes, I will prepare for litigation, while working hard to help you reach an agreement with your child’s other parent.

Guiding You Through The Mediation Process

I often help my clients resolve their family law matter through mediation. This process can help you come to decisions without provoking unnecessary conflict between you and others. Changes in the family are stressful enough. Using mediation, I will help you identify mutually acceptable arrangements on all issues with your divorce.

Additional Services

In addition to the above issues, I offer advice and representation in the following matters:

  • Alimony
  • Child support
  • Second parent and stepparent adoption
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Fathers’ rights
  • Mothers’ rights
  • Parental rights and responsibilities
  • Establishment of paternity
  • Equitable property division
  • Legal separation
  • Guidance through mediation
  • General family law matters

Connect With An Attorney Who Cares

When facing questions of divorce, custody and other particulars of family law, you need clarity and calm. Allow The Law Office of Amy K. Butler, Esquire, PLLC to provide that for you. Contact me online to schedule a consultation for fastest help, or you may call me at 802-858-8152.