Ohio and Kentucky Family Law

Family Law, also called Domestic Relations law, encompasses many areas.  This legal area can affect almost every person or family, and the Law Office of M. Erin Wilkins has the required sensitivity and expertise to deal with any family law situation that you may be dealing with. We handle divorce — including flat fee uncontested divorces and collaborative divorce — child custody, child support, and property division. We also handle pre- and ante-nuptial agreements, adoption, guardianship, paternity disputes, legal name changes, relocation of the custodial parent, allocation of parental rights, wills, living wills, and powers of attorney.

All consultations with Newport, Kentucky family law attorney Erin Wilkins are confidential and private. Call us at 859-491-1100 today!

Please also see our Family Law Resource Center.


The majority of our family law practice deals with helping couples through a divorce in both Northern Kentucky and Southwest Ohio.  It is important to consult with an attorney early in the process to protect yourself and your family, both emotional… Read More


An adoption should be a joyous occasion as a family adds a new member and becomes whole.  Adoption is the process by which family members legally formalize the emotional and familial bonds they have already created.  A finalized adoption also creat… Read More

Child Custody

Individuals may deal with custody issues during a divorce, after a divorce, or as part of a relationship that may not have included marriage.  Newport, Kentucky child custody attorney Erin Wilkins knows how to handle and counsel you on any of these… Read More

Child Support

Parents are often faced with the issue of child support or maintenance during divorce proceedings or upon the termination of relationships that never contemplated marriage. Biological parents have a financial obligation to support their children, whe… Read More

Property Division

Going through a divorce proceeding or legal separation and dealing with the distribution of marital assets and property is a challenging process.  Having competent legal representation is crucial to safeguarding your financial and proprietary intere… Read More

Collaborative Divorce

Newport, Kentucky divorce attorney Erin Wilkins helps Ohio and Kentucky families dealing with a variety of family law conflicts, including divorce, custody, parenting time and spousal support. Family law disputes can be challenging to resolve, and ma… Read More