Family Law Attorney Scranton, PA

Family Law

Gallagher Law Offices, P.C. provides full service Family Law for Northeastern Pennsylvania Residents, concentrating on Lackawanna, Luzerne, Wayne, Wyoming and Susquehanna Counties. Whether you are experiencing the frustrations of marital conflict or the anticipation of upcoming nuptials, Gallagher Law Offices, P.C. can protect your best interests and assets. Our Family Law practice concentrates on the following:

    • Divorce
    • Child Custody and Visitation
    • Grandparents’ Rights
    • Child Support
    • Pre-Nuptial/Post-Nuptial Agreements
    • Protection From Abuse (PFA)
    • Dependency Actions/Appeals
    • Juvenile Delinquency
    • Domestic Adoption
    • Mediation
    • Guardian Ad Litem Issues

Through Mediation or Litigation, our Family Law Attorneys will help you gain the most equitable results from your divorce, including equitable distribution of assets, division of marital property, spousal support, child support payments, and child custody rights.

Child Custody and Visitation

Our Family Law Attorney’s will ensure that your parental rights are preserved and that the best interests of your children are protected.

Grandparents’ Rights

In Pennsylvania, Grandparents have statutory custody and visitation rights to their grandchildren and in some cases may be entitled to primary custody. Our experienced Family Law Attorneys will help you assert your rights and fight for the best interests of you and your grandchildren.

Child Support – Child Support Modifications and Enforcement

Gallagher Law Offices, P.C. will ensure that you receive or pay an equitable amount of the support required to raise your children in a healthy environment in accordance with the Support Guidelines. Child Support payments do not change unless so ordered by the Court. Should either parent experience a change in circumstances, our Family Law Attorneys can guide you through the proper legal procedure to modify your child support payment accordingly. Our Family Law Attorneys will also see to it that your Support Order is enforced in accordance with the Support Guidelines.

Pre-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements

Our Family Law Attorneys have seen it all and expect the unexpected. Gallagher Law Offices, P.C. will ensure that your financial interests are protected so that in case of a divorce, the stress of asset division is alleviated.

Protection From Abuse (PFA)

Gallagher Law Offices, P.C. is experienced in litigating Protection from Abuse matters for both Plaintiffs and Defendants. We will ensure that your best interests and welfare are protected to the full extent allowable by law.

Dependency (CYS) Proceedings and Appeals

Our experienced Attorneys can maneuver through the complex quagmire of Dependency/Children and Youth Services (CYS) proceedings to protect your parental rights from the interference of government agencies. Gallagher Law Offices, P.O. is also experienced at litigating and expunging CYS/ Childline “ Indicated Status” and ‘‘Founded Status” at both the administrative and higher court levels.

Juvenile Delinquency

If your child has been charged as a juvenile, it may follow him or her for the rest of their lives. Gallagher Law Offices, P.C. can help. We have vast experience with the unique and complex area of juvenile law. Before your child is adjudicated delinquent, contact us to protect your child’s rights and future.


Gallagher Law Offices, P.C. can assist families in all aspects of domestic adoptions. Our Family Law Attorneys handle the legalities of your adoption so that you can concentrate on nurturing your new family. Although we do not currently handle international adoptions, we can refer you to an expert in the international adoption field.


Mediation places the decisions in your hands and can often provide a more expedient, more practical resolution than the pains and expense of litigation. The skilled negotiators at Gallagher Law Offices, P.C. will help you obtain the most equitable settlement possible.

• Family Law Consultation Fee: $100.00, applicable to Divorce, Custody, Grandparent’s Rights, Child Support, Spousal Support and Alimony issues.