Ferndale Family Lawyer

A Family Lawyer that Knows Ferndale

If you live in Ferndale, Michigan, then you know how unique a place it is. Our residents have a flair all their own. But when it comes to family law, that can create its own set of challenges. Whether you are a same-sex couple trying to navigate the changes in the law or a traditional family in need of a divorce, having an attorney who knows your community can make all the difference.

Facing Today’s Families’ Needs

Family Lawyer Lisa J. Schmidt at a Ferndale Area Chamber eventWhen your family is blended, non-traditional, or involves more than 2 parents, you need more than just a “divorce lawyer.” You need someone who knows how all of Michigan’s family laws work together, and can use them to protect you and your children. Attorney Lisa J. Schmidt has been practicing family law for over five years, and gives special attention to non-traditional aspects of family law, including:

  • Step-Parent Adoptions and Second Parent Adoptions
  • Revocation of Paternity Actions;
  • Known Sperm-Donor Contracts; and
  • Domestic Partnerships.

She was also the first attorney to file a divorce on behalf of a lesbian couple legally married in Oakland County, Michigan. Because she is willing to get involved in such complex areas of the law, Attorney Lisa J. Schmidt has the breadth of knowledge to handle any Ferndale family law issue. When handling students’ issues, Lisa’s connections with Ferndale Public School teachers and administrators, as well as School Board members, givers her a unique ability to negotiate disciplinary issues within the schools to protect Ferndale’s next generation.

Giving Back to Ferndale

Attorney Lisa J. Schmidt serves as a board member with the Ferndale Area Chamber of CommerceSchmidt Law Services, PLLC, has been connected to Ferndale since it opened its doors in 2011. Attorney Lisa J. Schmidt sits on the Ferndale Area Chamber board of directors. People know her in the community, and in the local attorney bar association. Schmidt Law Services is a financial supporter of the Ferndale High School Marching Band and the Affirmations Community Center, as well as Renaissance Vineyard Church located at 9 Mile Rd. and Pinecrest. 

But Ferndale isn’t just about location for lawyer Lisa J. Schmidt. A resident of the city, Lisa has invested herself and her law firm in its development and its people. Schmidt can often be seen at local restaurants and community events including the State of the City Address, Ferndale Pride, the Rainbow Run, and Clean the Ferndale Up. Schmidt keeps her finger on the pulse of Ferndale, and can often be reached through the city’s popular Ferndale Forum on Facebook.

Find Your Ferndale Family Lawyer Downtown

Attorney Lisa J. Schmidt outside her office in the Macole Building in downtown Ferndale, Michigan.When you are facing legal issues, you don’t want to be driving all over town. With the office located just off the corner of Woodward Ave. and 9 Mile Road, between Dino’s and the Emory, Schmidt Law Services is easily accessible for all of Ferndale’s families. Evening appointments are available upon request, so you can meet with Attorney Lisa J. Schmidt and get your family law case started, even if you work 9-5. 

If you are looking for an attorney that really understands your needs and your community, Ferndale family lawyer Lisa J. Schmidt is ready to serve you and all the residents of the fabulous city of Ferndale.