Legal Services and Practice Areas
Attorneys Melissa H. Shirey, Melissa L. Pagliari, and Kelsey M. Ward have over 35 years of combined experience representing clients in a full range of legal matters. The attorneys with The Family Law Group, LLC practice in Erie County, Crawford County, and Warren County and handle cases at the trial court level in each county, as well as at the state appellate court level.
All of the attorneys at The Family Law Group, LLC are strong and experienced litigators. However, all of our attorneys are also trained collaborative lawyers. In addition, Attorney Melissa H. Shirey and Attorney Melissa L. Pagliari are trained mediators.
The legal services and practice areas of the firm include:
- Family Law
- Support (child support, spousal support, alimony, alimony pendente lite)
- Surrogacy and Assisted Reproductive Technology related matters (including Petitions for Assisted Conception Birth Registration Orders)
- Name Change
- Prenuptial Agreements, Postnuptial Agreements, Marital Settlement Agreements, and Cohabitation Agreements
- Protection from Abuse (PFA)
- Collaborative Law
- Criminal Defense
- Estate Planning and Administration