The attorneys at Widman, Cooney, Wilson, McGann & Fitterer, are skilled in a variety of matters within the Family Law/Divorce arena, including:
  • Sophisticated divorces involving trust agreements and business valuations (including professional practices), lifestyle analysis
  • Domestic torts litigation
  • Mediation or collaborative divorce practice
  • Child Custody/Child Support
  • Guardianship appointments
  • Post judgment matters


The laws of this state provide an abused or victimized spouse with several options. An abused or victimized spouse may file a complaint sounding in domestic violence or, if the abused or victimized spouse is also seeking a divorce, he/she must consider including a domestic tort action, known as a Tevis count, in the complaint for divorce. While the Tevis claim began as an assault and battery, it has grown into a world of its own. Today's domestic torts are varied civil causes of action including:
  • Assault and Battery.
  • Battered Women's Syndrome.
  • Marital rape.
  • Transmission of sexually transmitted disease.
  • Invasion of privacy, Harassment and Wire tapping.
  • Identity theft and Computer related theft.
  • False arrest, Making of false police reports, Libel and Slander.
  • Fraudulent Conveyance, Conversion and Dissipation of marital assets.
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Whether prosecuting or defending a Domestic Tort, successful marital tort litigation requires a family law practitioner who is also a skilled personal injury attorney.