Easing The Stress Of Your Family Law Matter
For many people, family law matters are extremely stressful.
Whether you are getting divorced, worried about custody or visitation, or concerned about retirement benefits or marital property, anxiety, fear, anger and apprehension are likely a handful of emotions you face every day.
However, having a skilled, compassionate family law attorney by your side — one with knowledge of the laws, one who can protect your interests — can help ease your feelings during the process.
At Hoge Partners, PLLC, we can help.
Experienced. Established. Trusted.
Our team of trusted family law attorneys has four decades of collective legal experience helping individuals in Louisville, Kentucky, and throughout Jefferson County resolve a wide range of family law matters.
Hoge Partners, PLLC, has built a trusted reputation for resolving issues efficiently and successfully.
Why People Turn To Our Family Law Firm
Our lawyers each possess diverse educational and legal backgrounds. Attorney James Murphy has extensive knowledge of real estate matters and business law, a skill vital to divorcing couples with a family-owned business or investment property. Attorney Ruth Wilkerson also has a varied legal background which includes estate planning and civil litigation, which can assist divorcing clients for issues arising post-divorce.
Both James and Ruth focus their practice on high-conflict and uncontested divorce actions as well as modifications of child support and maintenance, disputed parenting matters, adoption proceedings, and child custody proceedings.
Attorney James Murphy has received a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished* award, a peer rating indicating high professional achievement in the practice of law.
Super Lawyers Rising Star Recognition
Attorney Ruth Wilkerson has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a rating service that includes a list of outstanding attorneys with a high degree of accomplishment based on independent evaluations, research and peer nominations.
American Academy Of Matrimonial Lawyers Fellow
Attorney James Murphy has been selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. AAML Fellows are leading practitioners in the field of family law, with a reputation for professionalism, competence and integrity. To become a Fellow of the AAML, James demonstrated years of dedication to the practice, passed a rigorous review process—which included a written national exam and written and oral state exams—and received the recommendation of other attorneys in the Kentucky AAML chapter.
Our Commitment To Keeping You Informed
We take pride in keeping our clients up to date on the status of their case at all times – it is extremely important to us. As soon as we receive an update or important court document, you will be immediately informed – in some cases even before your attorney.
Open communication is also equally important to us. At our firm, you will always have access to your attorney when you have a question or concern. If you encounter an emergency over the weekend, you won’t have to wait until Monday to talk through the matter with your lawyer.
AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Attorney Ruth Wilkerson has received the Martindale-Hubbell AV rating award which is the highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of her peers (attorneys and judges) rank her at the highest level of professional excellence for her legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards