Practice Groups

Family Law Practice Group

Damon Key’s Family Law Practice Group provides counseling, litigation representation and preventive assistance

Please contact Judith A. Schevtchuk, the Chair of Damon Key’s Family Law Practice Group for more information.

  • Military and federal civil service-specific family law issues. FERS/CSRS retirement benefits and their division in divorce, PCS transfers and Early Return of Dependents, effect of BAH/COLA post-divorce on prior financial obligations, Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act, Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, Family Care Plan, Thrift Savings Plan, Family Advocacy Program, TERA retirement, child support & alimony garnishment by DFAS, TRICARE eligibility issues, Post 9/11 GI Bill, veterans benefits, PTSD/TBI issues, LGBT veterans, benefits for same-sex partners of military and federal personnel.
  • All Divorce Issues. (spousal & child support, property division, alimony, college expenses, provisions for special needs children, international and expatriate family issues, children’s passports and travel).
  • Guardianships. Guardianships of children and temporarily or permanently incapacitated adults.
  • Settlements. Mediated & cooperative settlements and premarital and postmarital agreements.
  • Custody Issues. Child custody / Hague Convention on International Child Abduction & Kidnapping.
  • Same Sex Marriage issues. Dissolutions of same sex marriages and civil unions.
  • Adoptions. Adult and step-parent adoptions.
  • International Issues. Re-adoption of children adopted internationally and immigration issues.
  • Domestic violence/TROs. Domestic violence/representation at Family Court TRO proceedings.