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The attorneys at Setter Roche Smith & Shellenberger LLP are experienced and able to help you in all areas of family law. Not only will our attorneys provide top-notch representation while helping you resolve your disputes, but they will counsel and advise you as an expert, professional, and friend. Setter Roche Smith & Shellenberger LLP, attorneys do all they can to make a stressful situation straightforward and uncomplicated.

Our attorneys are also very experienced in juvenile law. Juvenile law includes many different types of actions such as dependency & neglect actions (department of human services/child welfare actions), stepparent adoptions, kinship adoptions, custodial adoptions, paternity actions, and maternity actions. While guardianship actions are technically filed with the probate court and often confused as a juvenile court action, Setter Roche Smith & Shellenberger LLP is highly experienced in representing parties in guardianship actions as well.

We will explain your choices carefully and work with you to achieve the best possible results as quickly and cost-effectively as possible with respect to family law issues such as:

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Chairperson of the Family & Juvenile Law Division
  • Dissolution of Marriage Actions

  • Allocation of Parental Responsibilities actions / Custody Disputes

  • Legal Separations

  • Establishment or Modification of Alimony or “Spousal Maintenance”

  • Enforcement of Foreign Decrees, including Tribal Court Orders

  • Guardianship Actions

  • Paternity & Maternity Actions

  • Grandparent Visitation Rights cases

  • Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) cases

  • Prenuptial Agreements or “Premarital Agreements”

  • Postnuptial Agreements

  • Spousal Abuse & Domestic Violence

  • Child Abuse & Neglect Allegations by the Department of Human Services

  • Adoptions (Kinship adoptions, stepparent adoptions, and custodial adoptions)

  • Department of Human Services Assessments (Child Welfare/ Child Protective Services Investigations)

  • Dependency & Neglect Actions

  • Stepparent Adoptions

  • Kinship Adoptions

  • Custodial Adoptions

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Contact Us

Please contact us to reach an attorney in our Family & Juvenile Law division.

General Inquiries:

(303) 255-3588

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