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Family Law

Family law attorney Martha Maher handles both uncontested and contested divorces. She explains client rights and obligations regarding property, child support, custody and visitation rights. Plus, she is experienced in drafting up prenuptial and postnuptial marital agreements.  New Orleans family law attorney Martha Maher is committed to acting in the best interest of the family. It is her goal to protect your rights through this difficult time and help close the chapter, so you can move on with your life.

When it comes to settling matters surrounding divorce, attorney Martha Maher lets clients know all of their legal options. It just may be that mediation is a good choice rather than battling things out in court. All around, the process of mediation is less contentious, time consuming and costly than litigation. During mediation, she acts as a legal coach and advisor.

Martha J. Maher, Attorney at Law is well known for open client communication. Clients are kept informed every step of the way regarding the process and progress of their case. Phone calls are promptly returned.

Succession and Estate Planning

Whether a loved one dies with or without a valid will, likely a succession will have to be opened to ensure that the wishes of the decedent are carried out. It’s required in order to allow the court to adjudicate property left to rightful heirs. Regardless of the complexity or size of the estate, New Orleans family law attorney Martha Maher is prepared to assist through the process. In addition, she provides quality estate planning services to help clients plan for their after death wishes. This can be accomplished through drafting wills, trusts, health care and financial power of attorneys and living wills.