Samantha J. Evian
International Divorce Lawyer and Child Custody Attorney for the Main Line, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and New Jersey
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Samantha Evian’s practice concentrates on family law exclusively and represents clients in all aspects of their matrimonial matters. As an experienced divorce attorney, Ms. Evian understands and dedicates her career in representing clients in all aspects of matrimonial litigation and negotiation. She has extensive experience dealing with complex matrimonial matters such as international divorce, complicated marital estates, child custody and other domestic relations issues which are often challenging and emotional. She frequently represents clients who reside in the Philadelphia area, the Main Line, Montgomery, Delaware, Bucks and Chester counties and throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Ms. Evian handles complex matrimonial matters for clients, which involve the engagement of a variety of experts, including forensic accountants, employability experts, custody evaluators, real estate and personalty appraisers, and alcohol evaluators. In addition, she advises clients, many who have a high-net worth, regarding complex businesses and professional practices evaluations and distributions, complex marital estates and executive benefits, such as stock options and restricted stock.
Although a strong advocate, Ms. Evian is sensitive to the personal and important decisions her clients have to make. She has experience in all aspects and stages of matrimonial matters, including: equitable distribution, spousal support, alimony, pendent lite, child support, appeals, domestic violence hearings, pre and post-divorce applications and motions, settlement conferences, case management conferences, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, property settlement agreements, grandparent and third party custody rights, cohabitation agreements, partition actions and international custody, adoption and divorce. She also actively represents the LGBT community in same-sex divorce, custody and adoption matters.
Ms. Evian is a frequent speaker and author on all aspects of family law. Recognized by her peers for her work, Ms. Evian was named to the list of “Pennsylvania Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers, a publication of Thomson Reuters which recognizes only 2.5% of attorneys. She has also been named in the Suburban Life and Philadelphia Life Magazines on the “Who's Who” list of the Best Family Law Attorneys, and on the Top Attorney list – which is created via readers and attorney peers casting their votes for the area’s top lawyers.
Ms. Evian lives on the Main Line in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania with her husband and two sons and is an active member of her community. She volunteers for numerous civic projects, and contributes her time to various local charities including Hadassah, the Small Business Development Center at Temple University and the Women’s Law Project. Ms. Evian dedicates time to serve as a family law attorney for Philadelphia VIP.
Professional & Civic Activities
- American Bar Association
- New Jersey Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Philadelphia Bar Association
- Temple Law School and University of Pennsylvania Alumni Groups
Related Articles & Publications
- Family Law Attorneys featured in June 2015 edition of Suburban Life, "Anything But Typical"
- Obermayer Family Law Attorneys Named To 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® And Rising Stars Lists
- Obermayer Family Law Practice - A tradition of keeping families whole
- Samantha Evian Interviewed on CBS3's Talk Philly on Divorce Professional Alliance
- Obermayer Adds Former Spector Gadon & Rosen, P.C. Family Law Chair
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