The Lento Law Firm Team

If you face a Pennsylvania family law matter, whether a child custody dispute, child support dispute, domestic violence charge, or protection from abuse order, then you need a strong family law team to prevail in that matter. You need a premier Pennsylvania family law attorney who has assembled the support team around the attorney to provide you with winning family law services. Family law matters are not matters to lose or ignore. Family law matters are far too personal, important, and life-changing to have anything other than the best possible outcome. For the best possible outcome, you need Pennsylvania family law attorney Joseph Lento and the premier Lento Law Firm family law team that he founded, formed, equipped, and inspired to provide winning family law representation. Attorney Lento and the Lento Law Firm family law team are available in Pennsylvania to represent you in the family law practice areas of child custody, child support, domestic violence charges, protection from abuse orders, and divorce. Call 888-585-3686 or go online now to retain premier Pennsylvania family law attorney Joseph Lento and the Lento Law Firm family law team.

The Founder's Vision

Vision makes a difference in lots of arenas, whether leading a sports team, charitable nonprofit, innovative business, or government agency. Vision gives a team clarity of purpose and direction. Vision also recruits and inspires talented team members. And vision attracts experts and their resources. Pennsylvania family law attorney Joseph Lento formed the vision of a premier family law team out of his hard work and challenging path into and through law school and to the head of his profession. Attorney Lento knows what winning takes because he is a winner, and he represents winners. Attorney Lento has also honed the leadership skills that building and maintaining a winning family law team takes. The reason that attorney Lento has gone to such lengths and put in such effort to form a winning family law team is because he has a passion for individual flourishing and success. Attorney Lento knows what a sound, stable, and nourishing family does for each of its members. Attorney Lento knows that when marital or parental relationships deteriorate and dissolve, the family members still need to move forward in new and restored relationships that will once again nourish each family member. When you retain the Lento Law Firm family law team for your Pennsylvania family law matter, you get passionate commitment to your winning needs.

Why Build a Winning Team. A great family law attorney can accomplish a lot for a family law client. A great family law attorney with a great supporting family law team can accomplish more success, more frequently and consistently, for more family law clients. Attorney Lento is a great Pennsylvania family law attorney. But he wanted to build a great Pennsylvania family law team so that he could accomplish more for more family law clients. Attorney Lento hasn't sought to build a big team. Instead, attorney Lento has built an effective team, one that serves each family law client in the way that will produce for the client the best possible outcome. Teams do more than individuals when a great individual leader has formed, equipped, and led the team. When you retain attorney Lento for your Pennsylvania family law matter, you also retain a great Pennsylvania family law team. Attorney Lento has recruited and equipped top legal staff talent, skilled investigators, and a deep and broad network of expert consultants to win family law cases for the Lento Law Firm's clients.

Passion Fuels Success. Great teams with talented players need one more element to provide the greatest winning services and achieve for their clients the greatest success. That element is the shared passion of the team's leader. Attorney Lento has the drive, ambition, and passion for serving clients by winning their family law matters. Attorney Lento has that passion because he knows what personal and family flourishing means in life. When attorney Lento fights for his family law clients, he is fighting to improve their lives beyond what they had imagined. Attorney Lento's passion for winning service vitalizes, informs, and invigorates each Lento Law Firm family law team member. Without a leader's passion, a talented team can flounder and languish. Attorney Lento's drive is the model and guide for each Lento Law Firm team member. Each Lento Law Firm team member comes to work each day excited to participate in a shared vision executed successfully with passion. When you retain attorney Lento and the Lento Law Firm family law team, you get winning family law services provided with passionate excellence.

Organizing the Family Law Legal Staff

When attorney Joseph Lento formed his vision for the Lento Law Firm family law team to serve Pennsylvania family law clients, he knew how he needed and wanted to recruit, equip, and organize the firm's legal staff. Attorney Lento recruits wise, discerning, tough, talented, and courageous legal staff members. For attorney Lento, character counts. You can train and hone skills, but you can't teach character. Attorney Lento recruits top credentialed legal staff but focuses on the candidate's character for performance and heart for clients. Sound, stable, and resilient character and demeanor are especially important for providing consistent, committed, and winning family law services. Family law matters can be extremely emotional for the clients. Family law legal staff members must be able to assist and advise clients without letting the emotional impact of the matters affect performance and judgment. Winning family law services require professional demeanor, sound judgment, and clear sight of achievable goals. Attorney Lento has staffed the Lento Law Firm family law team with just such individual staff members. When you retain the Lento Law Firm family law team for your Pennsylvania family law matter, you get a skilled, experienced, committed, stable, courageous, and winning team.

Family Law Attorneys. Attorney Lento is the Lento Law Firm's leading family law attorney. Attorney Lento has the knowledge, skills, character, and experience to achieve outstanding results in your family law matter, the best results achievable for you and your family. Attorney Lento knows, though, that winning family law services can take more than a star attorney in the lead. Teams win with a strong bench of talented players. To build that bench, attorney Lento recruits, employs, equips, and inspires skilled, dedicated, and experienced family law attorneys who share his vision and passion. Attorney Lento's challenging path into law school, through law school, and to the top of his profession taught him the perseverance, courage, character, and street smarts that winning family law services take. Attorney Lento thus has a keen eye for those attributes in other attorneys. He has used that discernment to build the Lento Law Firm family team into a cohesive, coordinated, and committed corps of top-flight family law attorneys. When you retain the Lento Law Firm, you retain not just a star Pennsylvania family law attorney but an inspired team of attorneys whose collective knowledge, skills, and wisdom serve you better than any single attorney can.

Lawyers in Waiting. When you retain the Lento Law Firm, you also gain the skilled research, writing, and other background services of a talented group of law clerks and interns. Law clerks are lawyers in waiting. Law clerks aren't secretaries who make copies, answer phones, and file papers. Law clerks are law students studying to earn a law degree, get a law license, and represent clients. Indeed, law clerks can include law graduates who already have the requisite law degree but are waiting to take the bar exam or waiting for positive bar exam results. Attorney Lento knows how law clerks can add fresh eyes, current knowledge, and updated skills to strengthen a family law team because he was an ace law clerk and has for a long time recruited, retained, supervised, and mentored ace law clerks. Attorney Lento keeps a lookout at the top law schools for up-and-coming lawyer talent to employ that talent as law clerks to support your winning Pennsylvania family law service.

Paralegals and Legal Assistants. A premier family law team benefits from one more ingredient in the mix of their legal staff. Paralegals or legal assistants are career professionals who have generally earned four-year paralegal degrees in how to organize and produce quality legal services. Paralegals are not generally studying to become lawyers. They have instead dedicated their careers to helping lawyers provide the best possible services with the greatest possible value. Paralegals or legal assistants don't do the work of lawyers, and they don't do the work of law clerks. Paralegals complete client intakes, open and organize client files, maintain law firm databases, order medical, education, and employment records, review and summarize those records, and do many other administrative tasks so that the lawyers can focus on the high-value work their law knowledge and skills warrant. Paralegals make a strong family law team run smoothly, efficiently, and consistently, with the greatest of services. Paralegals put everything at the lawyers' fingertips so that the lawyers can give you outstanding service. When you retain the Lento Law Firm family law team, you retain a strong supporting cast of paralegals and legal assistants whom attorney Lento has recruited, trained, and inspired for winning family law services. Attorney Lento has put together a premier Pennsylvania family law legal staff to provide you with preeminent service.

Investigation Services

Investigations Important Role. Investigation services for a family law matter? Yes, private investigators can be critical to winning family law cases. Investigators are not just for criminal cases. They have an important role in family law cases, too, including child custody, child support, domestic violence charges, and protection-from-abuse orders, even divorce. Clients may assume that they know everything they need to know about their family law matter. Often, though, they don't. They've lived through their family crisis, seeing only their half. The story, though, always has two sides. The other party almost always has information, observations, and evidence, good or bad, that the client doesn't suspect. And family law clients can have warranted suspicions. Clients facing any of these family law practice areas child custody, child support, domestic violence charges, protection from abuse orders, and divorce may have good reason to believe that the other side is either making things up or covering things up. Investigation services ensure that both the client and the client's family law attorney know in advance everything they need to know about the case for the best winning results. The client and attorney whom the other side sandbags with surprise evidence can lose a case. The client and attorney whom the other side hoodwinks into ignoring hidden winning evidence can also lose a case. That's why attorney Lento has built premier investigation services into the winning services of the Lento Law Firm family law team.

Family Law Investigative Work. Family law cases can require investigations both similar to investigations in criminal cases and different from criminal investigations. The similarities arise when the family law matter involves crime-like allegations, perhaps of domestic violence, drug dealing and abuse, child abuse or neglect, or financial improprieties. Investigators learn the identity of and locate witnesses either to corroborate or contradict the criminal allegations. Investigators take written or recorded statements from those witnesses on which the family law attorneys can later rely so that stories don't later suddenly change for the worse. Investigators also conduct surveillance to find out who's doing what with whom for what purpose. Surveillance can uncover non-criminal conduct, like adulterous affairs or side jobs earning extra income, relevant to child custody, child support, spousal support, property division, and other issues in the case. Investigators can also visit police, other government offices, and businesses for information, records, and accounts. Investigators can also discover electronically stored information, including financial transactions, property records, gun registrations, and social media posts. When you retain the Lento Law Firm family law team for your Pennsylvania family law matter, you gain access to important investigation services that can win your case.

Bringing Investigation Services In-House. Attorney Lento has taken another step to ensure that your family law matter has the best investigation services available for winning your case. Attorneys typically retain outside investigators on a contract basis case-by-case, if they retain an investigator at all. But knowing how helpful investigation services are to winning a family law case, attorney Lento brings investigators in-house. The Lento Law Firm employs the best available investigators, right alongside the legal staff, so that investigators are always on call and ready to uncover the winning evidence. More often than not, evidence wins cases. Zealous arguments get attention, but evidence gets results. And attorney Lento doesn't just employ ordinary investigators. The Lento Law Firm employs the most skilled investigators, former police officers who have served for decades in Special Investigation Units. When you retain the Lento Law Firm family law team, you retain special investigators who know the effective investigation methods of the finest police detectives.

Intelligence Analysis. Attorney Lento has discovered, pursued, and deployed one more investigation opportunity that can put the Lento Law Firm's family law services over the winning top. Attorney Lento and the Lento Law Firm have a strategic partnership with an intelligence analyst and intelligence analysis firm. Intelligence analysis looks for patterns within voluminous evidence. Investigations can produce reams of data and information, making it difficult to find the needle in the haystack. That's what intelligence analysis accomplishes. Take, for instance, the recovery of a computer hard drive or cell phone records. Extracting relevant evidence from mountains of computer data or long lists of cell numbers can be painstaking or impossible without the intelligence analyst's skills. But the intelligence analyst can often tell what the reams of data indicate, pinpointing patterns that lead to the winning revelation of case-changing evidence. When you retain the Lento Law Firm family law team for your Pennsylvania family law matter, you gain rare access to premier intelligence analysis services. That's how attorney Lento wins the difficult cases.

Expert Consultants for Family Law Cases

The Role of Experts. Clients generally understand that they need a great family law attorney and a great legal staff behind that attorney for winning family law services. That's why clients retain attorneys: for legal services. Fewer clients appreciate the critical role that investigation services can play in family law matters. But in many family law cases, clients need one more ingredient for winning the difficult case: outside expert consultants who can examine, review, report, opine, and testify in ways that support the client's claim or defense. Attorneys are not witnesses. Attorneys instead need witnesses to make a winning case. Witnesses, though, include not just fact witnesses who have observed relevant events but also expert witnesses who have relevant opinions based on qualified expertise. The family law attorney who relies solely on fact witnesses, like family members, friends, employers, and others whom the client knows, has only the foundation for a winning case. Many cases take expert testimony from an outside consultant to put the winning case over the top. Experts review the factual evidence to tell judges and juries what to make of the case. Experts can have a powerful influence over who wins and who loses the case.

Types of Experts. When you retain attorney Lento and the Lento Law Firm for your Pennsylvania family law matter, you gain access to a rich network of highly qualified and powerfully influential expert consultants. Attorney Lento has assiduously assembled that network through years of research and investigation into expert fields and years of experience working with hundreds of different experts. Family law cases need different experts depending on the issues involved in the case. Each case brings its own circumstances, and each case may require different experts, even some not listed below. But here are the experts the Lento Law Firm family law team tends to retain, equip, and deploy for winning family law cases:

Child Custody Experts. Child custody disputes typically involve one side's or both sides' allegations that the other party is not a fit custodian. Fitness questions can involve allegations of child abuse or neglect, drug or alcohol addiction, anger management and emotional control, physical disabilities preventing personal care and household services, suicidal ideation or self-harm, guns or other weapons in the home, reckless driving, strangers in the home overnight for sexual intimacy, and similar moral, health, and safety issues. To address these issues influentially, attorney Lento and the Lento Law Firm family law team may retain psychiatrists, psychologists, family counselors, mental health or physical therapists, vocational and occupational rehab specialists, specialty physicians as to medical conditions, social workers, addiction specialists, child development and education specialists, and experts in child safety and security.

Child Support Experts. Parties sometimes assume that child support, determined by formula, is an open-and-shut issue. Law generally requires support based on the number of children supported and each parent's income. Formulas balance one party's income against the other, making the issue more one of arithmetic than advocacy. But a formula is only as good as the data that one inputs. Child support disputes typically involve one side's or both sides' allegations that the other party is concealing income or forgoing income to avoid paying full child support. Courts can award child support based on potential income that a party has deliberately forgone, trying to avoid or reduce the support obligation. Courts can also award child support based on potential work as to which a party has falsely claimed disability. Courts can also award child support based on income that a party has hidden and failed to report. Courts can also award child support from self-employment and business income. To address these issues, attorney Lento and the Lento Law Firm family law team may retain accountants and bookkeepers, bank and finance experts, business appraisers, labor economists, and occupational rehab experts.

Protection from Abuse Order Experts. Requests for Pennsylvania protection from abuse (PFA) orders are common in family law cases involving allegations of threats or abuse. PFA orders can wreak havoc on a party's access to the marital home, place of employment, and children's school. PFA orders can cost a party relationships with children and other family members and friends. PFA orders can also cost a party a professional license, practice, and income, or a job, security clearance, firearms collection, or other critical resources. PFA orders can also award spousal and child support and impose other financial and legal restraints and obligations. A client facing a PFA request and order based on false, unfair, or exaggerated allegations needs aggressive defense. That client can also benefit from expert consultant help. To provide winning expertise, attorney Lento and the Lento Law Firm family law team may retain psychiatric experts in mental disorders and diseases, psychological experts in anger and relationship management, social work experts in safety, security, and care and protection of children, IT experts in cyberbullying and cyberstalking, fingerprint, DNA, and hair analysis experts to identify perpetrators, weapons and ballistics experts, substance abuse and addiction experts, and sex offender experts for cases with allegations of stalking or sexual assault.

Divorce. Attorney Lento and the Lento Law Firm family law team also have experts available to help in cases of separation and divorce, including psychiatric and psychological experts to address mental health issues, real property and business appraisers for the fair division of property, vocational experts on earning capacity for spousal support, and finance, IT, and forensic accounting experts for hidden financial transactions and holdings.

Consulting Expert Resources. Attorney Lento and the Lento Law Firm family law team retain experts not just to win cases but also to help clients lead a better life. Testifying experts can win cases. But experts can also recommend or provide counseling, treatment, coaching, budgeting, equipment, other goods, and other services that can make an enormous difference in a client's life. Indeed, experts often base their winning testimony on their description of the rehabilitative and restorative goods and services that they recommend, can provide, or have provided to the client. Winning a case can require improving a client's mental or physical health, housing, medical care, transportation, employment, income, household management, household finances, reputation, standing, and other circumstances. Attorney Lento and the Lento Law Firm family law team retain experts for those purposes, not just to win cases through advocacy but to win cases by improving their clients' lives. When you retain attorney Lento and the Lento Law Firm's family law team for your Pennsylvania family law matter, you gain access to a rich network of experts who bring the expertise and resources to make a difference in your life.

Retain a Premier Pennsylvania Family Law Team

Preeminent Pennsylvania family law attorney Joseph Lento and the premier Lento Law Firm family law team are available to provide winning Pennsylvania family law representation. Attorney Lento and the Lento Law Firm family law team offer winning services in the practice areas of child custody, child support, domestic violence charges, protection from abuse orders, and divorce. Don't wait until it's too late. Call 888-585-3686 or go online now. When you have everything at stake, hire the best available attorney and team. Retain premier Pennsylvania family law attorney Joseph Lento and the Lento Law Firm family law team.

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Attorney Joseph D. Lento has unparalleled experience practicing Family Law in Pennsylvania. If you are having any uncertainties about what the future may hold for you and your family, contact our offices today. Family Law Attorney Joseph D. Lento will go above and beyond the needs for any client and fight for what is fair.

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