Divorce & Legal Separations

Attorneys in Phillips Murrah’s Divorce and Legal Separation Practice Group provide objective, compassionate and experienced guidance in domestic matters that lead to separation or divorce.  Our Family Law team consults with clients to make sure that they understand their rights, the legal process and all legal options and assist deciding on an appropriate strategy. Our Family Law attorneys skillfully resolve issues and aggressively fight for the interests of our clients in court whenever necessary.

In cases of uncertainty, our attorneys can help clients decide whether legal separation or divorce is the appropriate course of action. Couples may seek legal separation over divorce in instances regarding healthcare, tax purposes, religion, or because they don’t yet meet the requirements for divorce. From there, clients will review their property distribution demands, alimony rights, child custody and visitation needs, and potential parental counseling requirements with our legal team.

Our attorneys assess each client to assure they meet the requirements necessary to qualify for divorce, and then individuals are assisted in filing Petitions for Dissolution of Marriage. Each marriage is handled on a case-by-case basis depending on the involvement of children and other distinctive, relevant factors.


Our team provides representation for divorce and legal separation in the following matters:

  • Child custody and related issues
  • Child support and visitation enforcement/modifications
  • Paternity suits
  • Division of assets
  • Annulments
  • Spousal support
  • Post-decree modification (custody, visitation, child support and support alimony)