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Is COVID-19 Affecting Stay-at-Home Parents

Amongst all of the turmoil and societal upheaval being caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a question is arising whether or not stay at home couples and parents are getting weary, restless and in some cases even anxious from all the pressures this event is causing. In some quarters this is becoming known as the viral pandemic, the economic pandemic, and even the mental health pandemic with many issues arising from the current before mentioned conditions. Certainly, marriages too are becoming strained and with the incident of increased alcohol and prescription drug abuse on the rise, it is no wonder relationships that are being tested and threatened to the brink of insolvency. Marriage counselors are said to be gearing up for interventions between couples facing serious hardships and issues brought on by this possible new world order of things. Hopefully, the pundits are skillfully wrong and before long we will all be getting back to the way things were before the Coronavirus crisis with a few possible exceptions in our social lives. But here too there are certain indications that marital and family law attorneys in Jacksonville fl will see an increase in divorce actions brought and defended by married individuals who would have otherwise been marginally alright for the present if conditions at home were not being tested to the brink. At Heekin Law, P.A. we are fortunate to have as our lead family attorney Hunter Malin, a seasoned and experienced divorce and family law attorney. Hunter for over the past twenty years has concentrated his legal practice on commercial litigation and marital and family law issues protecting individual’s rights and their dependents. If you are actively seeking a divorce, defending an action, need assistance with a modification of a court order, establish paternity, domestic violence issue, or any other family law matter in Jacksonville fl, we offer free, no-obligation consultations both virtually and in-person.

Why Choose Heekin Law, P.A.?

Divorce can be very unsettling and stressful for both individuals and families seeking a legal solution to their marital problems. At Heekin Law, P.A. our lead marital and family law attorney, Hunter Malin understands that compassion coupled with skilled negotiation generally leads to successful and durable outcomes. Divorce mediation plays a large part in protecting an individual trying to resolve his/her differences without the court making those decisions for them. This alternative dispute resolution process is both financially and emotionally less draining and allows for a usually quick and successful resolution of issues one faces in a divorce settlement. When divorcing couples can’t find common ground to resolve issues, then having an experienced and successful trial attorney to protect your rights might be the only viable solution. Hunter Malin has extensive trial experience in all types of marital and family law matters. Going to court is certainly not his first choice but when unresolved matters leave no alternative, Hunter is up to and prepared for the task. His record of trial experience and successful litigation speaks for itself. If you or a loved one need the advice and counsel of a family law attorney seasoned in all aspects of marital and family law your search has ended. Give Heekin Law, P.A. a call today at 904-355-7000 for a free, initial no-obligation divorce and family law consultation. Not all marriages end amicably, but with the assistance of the right legal counsel can end with a successful and long-lasting outcome for everyone involved. Don’t lose your ability to make successful choices when it comes to defending your rights and preserving the rights of your dependents in a divorce or other family law matter.


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