Dorothy Going will bring two decades of courtroom experience to your matrimonial, family or criminal legal case. We are always mindful of the financial and emotional toll when facing a divorce, support or criminal charges, and we endeavor to minimize the effect of both. Contact us for a free ½-hour consultation.

We are here to navigate you through an arduous process, providing you with experienced legal counsel and representation. Our experienced legal team can help you with:

  • Divorce
  • Child custody/visitation
  • Support
  • Equitable distribution
  • Maintenance
  • Separation agreements
  • Pre/post-nuptial agreements
  • Paternity
  • Relocation
  • Orders of protection.

Criminal Defense
Criminal arrest and prosecution is a frightening experience that can have lasting effects. To protect your rights and give you the best chance of a positive outcome, you need an experienced criminal attorney by your side. We can provide the following services:

  • Counsel at arraignment
  • Conferences/negotiations with prosecutor and court
  • Pre-trial motions, hearing, investigation and interview of witnesses Trial.

Divorce Mediation
Divorce litigation is a costly, emotionally draining process that can take upwards of 2 years of to complete. The emotional scars on both the parties and children to this arduous process can take years to repair. Parties often drain their resources to fund litigation, and divorcing couples are often unable to repair the relationship to a working level in order to co-parent their children. In divorce mediation, the divorcing couple makes all decisions and crafts an agreement, parenting plan, divison of assets and support that meets the individual needs to the family without the drama and expense of litigation.

The Process- Each session is an hour and a half. Appointments are generally 2 weeks apart to allow the separating couple to consider and explore the resolutions that were discussed.

The Goal-A comprehensive Separation Agreement that meets the needs of the family and allows the couple to separate with a minimium of disruption to the family both emotionally and financially.