Since its inception Johnston, Owen & Bullard has endeavored to develop a reputation for achieving positive results in a wide range of legal areas. The following represents a few of the areas in which our firm has substantial expertise.
Family Law and Domestic Relations
Our firm provides legal representation in all areas that concern family and domestic relations.
Divorce – We provide representation in both contested and uncontested actions for divorce and the ancillary issues related to these matters including child custody and visitation, child support, alimony, division of property, and allocation of marital debt.
Prenuptial Agreements – Our firm is experienced in preparing prenuptial agreements (also known as antenuptial agreements) for the purpose of asset and estate protection, and establishing spousal rights in the event of divorce or death.
Modifications – Our firm handles matters that involve the modification of Orders and Decrees previously entered by the Court including modification of child custody and modification of child support and alimony.
Paternity and Legitimation – We provide legal services in cases for children born out of wedlock when parents desire to establish child support, custody, and visitation rights.
Adoptions – Our firm provides representation in all types of adoptions including stepparent adoptions, adoptions by relatives of the child, agency adoptions, and adoptions through the Department of Human Resources.
Support Collection – We engage in efforts to collect unpaid alimony and child support through the establishment of income deduction orders, actions for contempt, garnishment, and levy.
Juvenile Court Matters – Our firm practices in the juvenile courts in cases concerning deprivation and termination of parental rights.
Name Change – We file motions to change the legal name of both adults and juveniles.
Our firm is dedicated to assisting injured people in receiving the compensation that they deserve. We believe that someone who has been hurt due to the negligence of another should be able to focus on their recovery. Our objective is to promptly and diligently pursue a fair settlement that will compensate our client for their medical bills and lost income, as well as the pain, suffering, discomfort and inconvenience that they have experienced through no fault of their own.
If a person is killed because of the wrongful conduct another person or persons, the deceased individual’s heirs or other beneficiaries may file a wrongful death action against those responsible for his or her death. Johnston, Owen & Bullard is committed to tenaciously prosecuting these claims although we realize that no amount of compensation can replace the loss of a loved one.
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