“ Steve and Renee were great to work with! Very professional and realistic. Gave no false expectations or predictions. They communicated everything to us in a timely manner. We will definitely use them again if ever needed! Thank you, Steve and your team! “
“ For my family law case, Steve Smith had a very strong presence and was dominant in the courtroom. The manner in which he carries out cases is something you see in the movies. He was really animated and passionate about my case. His military background is a big asset, and he really helped me out. I would highly recommend him. “
“ We hired Leah M. Baldacci for a family law case and she was so extremely helpful and got me through my case. She’s very professional and takes the time to listen to her clients. She’s a wonderful advocate and a fantastic attorney. If you’re looking for a great attorney, I recommend Leah. Thank you so much for your legal help. “
“ I’ve hired Steve for two cases, and I am very pleased with my decision. He fights for his clients and strives for the best outcome. His entire staff is pleasant and wonderful to work with. “
“ I hired Steve for a parental rights case involving my 2 children. He was aggressive but supportive and did not file unnecessary motions that wasted my retainer. I was terrified of court, but with his experience, I felt at ease. The process was explained, and his staff was great as well. I would hire him again if needed and received a great outcome with an order that works for me and my children. “
Handled my Parental Rights Case with Ease
Sometimes it is possible for parents to work together to meet the needs and best interests of their children. Other times, high-conflict situations arise regarding the location, custody, activities, visitation, safety, and well-being of the children.
If you are involved in a high-conflict situation involving your children, a Family Law Trial Lawyer will be able to advise you on Maine’s laws and advocate for you in Court in order to resolve these stressful and complicated issues. High-Conflict Child Custody issues may include the following:
Often, these issues are time-sensitive. A Family Law Trial Lawyer will help you file an emergency petition with the Court to ensure the safety and well-being of your children.
You may find yourself in a situation where the other parent is threatening to harm your child or remove your child from the state of Maine.
When a parent files a petition seeking the enforcement of a Child Custody Order, the parent may also file an application for the issuance of a warrant in order to take physical custody of a child if the child is in immediate danger of physical harm or of being removed from Maine. Unless it is impossible, that petition must be addressed on the next judicial following the execution of the warrant. The following information must be included in the warrant:
As a parent, you have the duty to ensure the physical and emotional health of the child. Your child, however, may be subject to abuse or neglect if one of the parents exhibits the following behaviors:
The existence of any of the above behaviors may warrant an emergency petition with the Court to ensure the safety and well-being of your child. A Family Law Trial Lawyer will help you select the most appropriate course of action for your specific circumstances.
I received a copy of my son's appeal prepared by Carl E. Woock. I cannot tell you how relieved I am to read this appeal.…
Has a ton of experience. Knows the court and the other attorney which should be helpful.
He is a wonderful attorney, and I definitely recommend him. Thank you very much for your help & support, Steve!
Contacted me promptly & provided professional & extremely useful info which allowed me to have a better understanding of the legal context of the issue.
A+, very helpful & understanding. I'm sure he could've charged much more. I will go to him again if I ever have a legal issue.
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