Compassion & Guidance For Your Family Over 35 Years of Family Law Experience

As a small firm, we aim to provide personalized service for a wide range of Family Law matters. We create practical, long-term solutions that will benefit you and your family during these stressful times.

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Philadelphia Family Lawyers

Experienced Family LAw attorneys providing Legal Guidance in Your Time of Need in montgomery county

Family law matters can be complex, frustrating, and costly. If you are facing a divorce, child custody dispute, or other family law issue like child support modifications, it is critical that you enlist the legal guidance of an experienced Philadelphia family lawyer. Our legal team at the Law Office of Smith & Horwitz has over 35 years of experienced in family litigation, and our firm is devoted exclusively to practicing family law. Take the first step to resolving your family case by working with a SuperLawyer.

Contact us online or call our office at (215) 515-8464 to arrange an initial consultation with one of our Philadelphia family lawyers today.


Expert Legal Representation for Divorce and Family Law Matters

At the Law Office of Smith & Horwitz, our team of experienced attorneys is dedicated exclusively to handling divorce and family law cases. Whether you are considering filing for divorce, need assistance with calculating spousal support and alimony, or have questions about any family law matter, our Philadelphia divorce attorneys are here to provide expert legal guidance and representation.

With a focus on client satisfaction, we pride ourselves on delivering personalized and compassionate service to each of our clients. Our testimonials speak to the level of care and professionalism we bring to every case we handle.

If you are facing a divorce or family law issue, don't hesitate to contact us today to schedule a consultation with our knowledgeable legal team.


    "I highly recommend this firm"

    - John J.

    "Thank you Smith & Horwitz."

    - Stanton C.

    "Highly recommend."

    - Kayla R.

    "Adam is highly professional"

    - Rovena K.

Why Choose the Law Office of Smith & Horwitz? 

Family law matters are especially important because they affect every area of your life, from your personal finances to your relationship with your children. At the Law Office of Smith & Horwitz, we aim to give our clients practical, well-informed advice on a wide range of family law matters, from divorce to child support to property division. In all cases, our family law attorneys will do our best to facilitate practical, realistic, long-term solutions to your family matters.  

For example, clients may assume that they have little or no chance to obtain custody of their children when they are divorcing or separating; however, through our advocacy and counsel, clients instead realize that they may be entitled to more than they thought. Our experienced Philadelphia family lawyers will save you money and time in the long run through our perceptive counsel.

Work with a small law firm devoted exclusively to family law to litigate your family-related matter. A smaller-sized firm enables you to receive the personal attention you deserve to plan your legal course of action in a family case. We also aim to inform our clients of the relevant laws affecting them and have a blog in place that clients can consult for educational resources of legal information. Our firm will communicate clearly with our clients, and we are also flexible with our retainers.

Consult a SuperLawyer about your family law case in Philadelphia and the surrounding five-county area, including Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery, and Chester Counties. Call us at (215) 515-8464 or contact us online to schedule a consultation today. 

Commonly Asked Questions 

What are the grounds for divorce in Philadelphia, PA?

In Philadelphia, PA, the grounds for divorce include irretrievable breakdown of the marriage, mutual consent, and fault-based grounds such as adultery, abandonment, and cruel and barbarous treatment.

How is child custody determined in Philadelphia, PA?

Child custody in Philadelphia, PA is determined based on the best interests of the child. Factors such as the child's relationship with each parent, the ability of each parent to provide for the child's needs, and the child's preference (if of a certain age) are considered.

Can I modify child support arrangements after a divorce in Philadelphia, PA?

Yes, child support arrangements can be modified in Philadelphia, PA if there has been a substantial change in circumstances, such as a change in income or the needs of the child.

How long does it typically take to finalize a divorce in Philadelphia, PA?

The time it takes to finalize a divorce in Philadelphia, PA can vary depending on factors such as the complexity of the case, whether the divorce is contested or uncontested, and the court's docket. On average, it can take several months to over a year to finalize a divorce.

Realistic Long-Term Solutions

The decisions you make in a family case can significantly impact you and your family’s future as you move on after a divorce, and our firm can appropriately guide you through the complex legal terrain of family law and divorce issues. We will work with you personally to help you make the best, informed decisions about your future. As a small firm with highly experienced attorneys, we are able to offer all our clients the resources and capabilities of a large firm, with the personal, attentive service of a smaller law firm.


Attentive Client Service Experienced Advice For Your Family

Serving All of Philadelphia and the Surrounding Five-County Area, including Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery and Chester Counties. If you face a family law issue and are seeking experienced legal guidance, we are here for you.
  • Our Practice Is Exclusive to Family Law
  • Personal Attention and Long-Term Solutions
  • Experienced Family Attorneys with 35+ Years of Experience

Contact Us Today

Our family law firm represents clients in family litigation throughout Philadelphia and the surrounding counties, including Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery. Contact the Law Office of Smith & Horwitz to learn more about how we can help you in your local county.

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