Family Law

Disputes within families are emotionally trying, financially pivotal challenges that call for focused legal counsel. At Michelle R. Demarest-Sunseri Attorney at Law, LLC, we have a balanced family law practice emphasizing personal attention and skillful pursuit of outcomes that help our clients move forward in life.

When you contact our firm, you will work closely with experienced St. Tammany Parish family law and divorce attorney Michelle Demarest-Sunseri every step of the way. We strongly support negotiation, collaboration and mediation to resolve matters as amicably and cost-effectively as possible. However, Michelle's strong background in litigation may prove a critical asset if these approaches break down or do not work for you.

Your Attorney In Mandeville · Divorce, Stepparent Adoptions, Custody And All Other Family Law Concerns

We offer services across the spectrum of Louisiana family law, including:

  • Divorce, including guidance and efficient service for couples who can complete a "kitchen table divorce" and representation of either party's interests in a co-mediation (four-way) approach
  • Collaborative divorce, for couples who wish to settle issues form agreements in a team-based setting, often with the involvement of other trained collaborative professionals
  • Child custody, (domiciliary status) and visitation issues, whether as a key issue in divorce, arising from a paternity claim, or emerging after divorce and potentially calling for a post-divorce modification of orders
  • Child support, including post-divorce modifications justified by changes in circumstances
  • Spousal support, still commonly referred to as alimony
  • All aspects of marital property division, including effective handling of all the complex issues that can arise in a high-asset case
  • Drafting and formation of prenuptial agreements and other types of matrimonial agreements
  • Stepparent adoptions
  • Other important family matters such as grandparents' rights to visitation, representation in child relocation cases, and matters of estate planning or elder law

Take A Positive Step For Your Future By Scheduling A Consultation Now

Your worries about the future are real. They matter. Protecting your best interests will be the priority for dedicated lawyer Michelle Demarest-Sunseri, whatever path to resolution turns out to be the right one for you. This approach has brought her widespread recognition, including being listed among the Northshore's Best lawyers by Sophisticated Woman magazine.

To schedule a face-to-face consultation focused squarely on your needs and legal options, call 866-864-5795 or contact us online. Our phones are answered 24/7, and we are here to help.