ssues might arise in your family which unfortunately can result in situations
that require legal attention. People and situations change over time and stresses in your
family often lead to a point where you will need the intervention of a court to resolve them.
any people will feel that they can avoid going to a court and work out these difficulties
themselves. Over time however, these agreements tend to fall apart leaving you without the
legal standing necessary to enforce the agreement.
ever allow your rights and interests
regarding your family to depend on a verbal agreement or understanding. Only a legally binding
document approved by a court of law can provide you with the protection of your rights and
ome of the issues that develop that need proper legal attention include :
Order of Protection (restraining order)
Persons in need of supervision (PINS)
Richard F. Sweeney
during his tenure as an A.C.A. for Westchester County represented the county in paternity
and child support cases, juvenile delinquency and PINS cases, and in private practice has
served as Family Court guardian representing children. With years of experience in family
court he has acquired the knowledge and level of experience necessary to protect your rights
and interests in legal matters pertaining to you and your family.
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"A lawyer with the experience and skill to represent you and your
family's interests in issues related to Family Law for southern Westchester including
Eastchester, Crestwood, Greenburgh, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, White Plains, and Yonkers"