Partner Art Santiago has a long history of representing client involved in various family law disputes. Mr. Santiago has developed an aggressive approach, which takes into account the various family and financial considerations in every family law matter.
While keenly aware of the financial strain that family law litigation places upon clients, he refuses to create conflict or fight unnecessary legal battles, which increase cost. On the other hand, Mr. Santiago takes matters to trial regularly when faced with opponents with unreasonable positions. This balance of aggressive representation with an eye to the big picture marks Mr. Santiago as a rare breed of family law trial attorney, who genuinely has the best interest of the client in mind.
Santiago & Jones provides representation in the following key areas:
Divorce and separation: Santiago & Jones represents husbands and wives in contested divorce, uncontested divorce or legal separation proceedings, and can assist with finalizing this process and transitioning clients to their next phase of life.
Child custody: Our attorneys have extensive experience protecting the interests of children and can be instrumental in establishing legal custody, physical custody and appropriate parenting plans.
Child support: The firm secures fair child support terms for clients and their children throughout the legal process.
Spousal support: Santiago & Jones regularly advises and advocates for better terms for spouses who will pay or receive spousal support or alimony.
Marital property division: Our attorneys will secure marital assets such as real estate, investments, debts and other property and ensure that they are fairly, timely and appropriately distributed.
Annulments: The firm will obtain annulments for marriages entered into under duress, coercion or fraudulent circumstances.
Paternity: Santiago & Jones represents parents in establishing the legal rights as to their children and obtains court orders for child support, custody and visitation.
Unmarried parents’ custody and child support: Both married and unmarried parents have a duty to care for their children, and the firm can assist in enforcing rights as to both parents.
Modifications: The firm can assist clients in obtaining modifications to child custody, visitation, and child/spousal support/alimony orders.