Torrington, Connecticut

The Law Office and Mediation Center of Jeannine M. Talbot

More than 20 years experience

The Law Office and Mediation Center of Jeannine M. Talbot

185 Albert St.
Torrington, CT 06790
860-482-9004
The Law Office and Mediation Center of Jeannine M. Talbot, Family Law, Services, Torrington, Connecticut

Family law matters are often extremely complex and charged with rapidly-changing emotions that, without professional guidance from an experienced attorney, can run your case into the ground. The Law Office and Mediation Center of Jeannine M. Talbot offers a comprehensive range of services to families throughout Torrington, CT. With her dedication to helping you navigate your family law issues, you can rest assured that your long-term interests will be protected.

Jeannine has more than 20 years' experience guiding families through their most difficult times, so whether you're looking for an accomplished divorce attorney or a child custody specialist, you can rely on her expertise and her compassion. With both professional and personal experience dealing with these delicate matters, she prides herself on recognizing the wide diversity of her clients' situations and tailoring legal strategies to achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

Whenever possible, Jeannine attempts to resolve disputes through the lens of mediation, avoiding unnecessary friction, which can cause emotional and financial damage that can affect the rest of your life. Any family law issue can be mediated, so come to someone who is invested in helping you move on with your life as soon as possible.

Visit The Law Office and Mediation Center of Jeannine M. Talbot online to see her full list of practice areas, or call (860) 482-9004 to schedule a consultation.

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