Bucks County family law and divorce lawyers with offices in Langhorne-Newtown and Doylestown, PA.. Our experienced lawyers craft a legal strategy designed to achieve your personal/financial goals and minimize emotional impact on you and your family.
At Zlock & Coverdale, our family law attorneys protect our clients' rights and interests at each step of the divorce process. Our divorce lawyers and family law attorneys use their experience and knowledge to craft a legal strategy designed to achieve your personal and financial goals and minimize emotional impact on you and your family. No matter what the details of your case, our goal is always to help the client emerge from the process in the strongest position possible.
We understand that our clients come looking to us for help during the most difficult times of their lives. We are here for you. You do not have to go through this alone. We will be with you every step of the way. Our lawyers take pride in making ourselves available to clients, keeping open lines of communication to respond immediately to all of your questions and needs.
We have a proven track record of successfully completing many different types and aspects of divorce, including: Divorce Proceedings, Property Division, Child Custody and Support, Spousal Support, Domestic Violence Protection, Property Settlement Agreements.
Newtown, PA Office
1705 Langhorne-Newtown Road
Langhorne PA 19047
8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
English, Russian, Spanish
Doylestown, PA Office
123 N Broad Street
Top Divorce Lawyers and Family Law Attorneys in Langhorne-Newtown, PA and Doylestown, PA, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Our divorce lawyers and family law attorneys help clients through each step of the divorce process, while protecting their rights and interests. Our goal in every case is to help the client emerge from the process in the strongest position possible. You are not alone. We will be next to you throughout the divorce process and strive to obtain the best results for you and your family, while ensuring your interests are protected.
Top Family Law Attorneys in Langhorne-Newtown, PA and Doylestown, PA, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Family Law Attorneys and Divorce Lawyers of Zlock & Coverdale, PC are well known for quality legal representation and excellent service, combined with unparalleled knowledge and experience in family law matters such as in divorce, child and spousal support, custody and equitable distribution, pre-nuptial agreements and grandparents' rights. They are experienced litigators ably handling cases where their clients are best served in bringing their matters to court. Whether or not your case will end up in court, Family Law Attorneys and Divorce Lawyers of Zlock & Coverdale, PC will assist you in making a sound decision on the best way to handle your life changing family law matters.
Yes, they are, and we do have clients who come to see us for just a support or custody issue.
We have three attorneys, and they work on most of the cases together but on the different aspects of the case. We always tell clients if there is a particular aspect of their case where they have an opportunity to save on legal fees by putting documentation together themselves, attending support/custody conferences without counsel if possible, etc. We also delegate work to the paralegals whenever possible, as that saves the client the higher attorney's fees.
The type of law our firm practices generally does not result in the use of mediation, arbitration or collaborative law. However, some of our clients use our counsel in preparing for mediation of their divorces cases, and in most counties in which we practice, a form of mediation is the first step in custody and support disputes.
Yes, we do. We offer free legal services to veterans and first responders. We are very active in our community. Attorney Kevin Zlock recently established The Kevin Zlock Veterans Family Endowment of $100,000 to assist veterans and their families in their pursuit of educational opportunities at the Bucks County Community College.
Our attorneys are very thorough and very prepared when they speak to clients and when they go to Court. We do care very much for our clients and that is why many of them have become our friends.
We believe that clients can benefit to a certain extent by educating themselves on legal issues. A client's knowledge of legal issues can facilitate more in-depth and productive discussions with his/her counsel, and some clients feel better knowing that they have done research on their own, if only for purposes of learning as much as possible regarding their particular case. However, clients must be careful when selecting the resources for their education, as online resources in particular may not be accurate or may not give explanations that are detailed or comprehensive enough to accurately portray the state of the law on any given subject. Additionally, one cannot be careful enough when it comes to handling complex family law issues in Court, and certain matters should be handled only by professional attorneys.
Of course we are willing to review documents prepared by clients and offer our insight and propose suggestions for revisions. However, the review process may bring out sufficient issues that redrafting the documents is necessary and preferable to editing the documents to an extensive degree. For instance, the clients may be using outdated forms, or the forms they selected do not apply to their particular situation. We certainly do not want to upset clients, because they spent a lot of time preparing the forms, but the reality is that all cases are different and an analysis of any particular situation must come first, before the forms can be prepared.
Our attorneys have coached clients who want to deal with the opposing party or opposing counsel directly. In most cases, the attorneys eventually assumed representation of those clients, simply because self-representation became too complex, burdensome and/or ineffective.
For over 28 years, Bucks County Family Law and Divorce Attorney Kevin Zlock has had a very successful career as one of the top family law attorneys in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Kevin is a founding partner of Zlock & Coverdale, PC. The firm has offices in Langhorne-Newtown, PA and Doylestown, PA.
Kevin received his J.D. degree from the Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University in 1990. Previously, he received an undergraduate degree in History from Lehigh University. Kevin's practice focuses on divorce, custody, support, and property division issues, with the goal to resolve matters outside of court, but he is ready to litigate, if necessary. His wealth of experience allows him to provide clients with an understanding of how to structure and negotiate divorce settlements and to help them to determine how they should handle their assets and investments during divorce proceedings. Kevin assesses the short-term and long-term effects of dividing property, as well as of paying or receiving child support, spousal support/APL, and alimony. He creates a road map with the client's full participation to achieve satisfying results at the end of the divorce.
In order to tailor his approach to the individual client's situation, Kevin Zlock reviews his client's goals for life after divorce, which review includes determining earning potentials, projecting earnings on investments, collecting asset and expense data, and determining whether the client can assume the expenses of the marital residence, if desired, and if staying is not feasible or desired, calculating what the client can afford. In cases involving divorcing couples with children, he guides clients and assists them in determining what child-specific expenses they should anticipate when dividing the property, in terms of their children's educational expenses (before and during college), childcare expenses, etc.
By all accounts, Kevin is best known for his proven track record of successfully litigating custody cases. While it is always his intent to settle custody issues outside of court, in a way that is in the best interests of the children, he is without a doubt a talented and tenacious litigator who is meticulously prepared for Court. He knows what his client's objectives are in each custody situation, and he helps the client meet those objectives. He spends hours to prepare his clients and put them at ease before testifying in Court. He goes through evidence in great detail to ensure that the case is adequately prepared for presentation in Court, and he excels in Court as a result.
Kevin also is very active in the Bucks County Community, and he is a dedicated philanthropist who supports the educational pursuits of underprivileged children and veterans of past and recent wars, as well as their families. Among his most prominent initiatives is the establishment of the Kevin Zlock Veterans Family Endowment at the Bucks County Community College, which is funded for the sole purpose of assisting veterans and their families in affording the rising costs of education. In appreciation of his numerous contributions to the Bucks County Community College, the college dedicated its Performing Arts Center to Kevin and his wife, naming it the Kevin and Sima Zlock Performing Arts Center. Kevin also received two special Congressional Recognitions for his philanthropic work on behalf of the Bucks County Community College.
In addition to his donations through the Bucks County Community College, Kevin has established the Zlock Family Scholarship Fund at the Princeton Day School, so that children from Bucks County, who could not have otherwise afforded the costs of education at a private school, could attend, regardless of the cost. He also established the Faculty Fund at PDS to support creating and teaching interdisciplinary courses and promote student independent research in the Upper School.
Kevin has been named a top Family and Divorce Attorney in Bucks County for 2011-2015 by many local and regional publications. He earned the rank of a Preeminent Attorney on Martindale Hubbell for Client Review and has held it for a number of years.
Kevin is a member of the Board of Directors of the Bucks County Bar Association and is the Chair of the Bucks County Bar Association Law Reporter. He also is a member of the American Bar and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.
Bar Number: 60316
Dickinson School of Law
Bachelor's Degree ,
Timothy Grisillo joined the firm in 2017 and is a practicing attorney licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Timothy was born in Philadelphia and later attended West Chester University. After obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Timothy returned to Philadelphia where he attended Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law.
Since 2015, Timothy has worked primarily on family law matters, including divorce, custody, support, and other family-related cases. Timothy has developed a variety of litigation skills in his early career through regular court appearances in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He consistently shows his adversaries that he is as comfortable in the courtroom as he is in the office. Timothy’s critical analysis enables him to give his clients as many options regarding their case as possible, allowing the client to choose the litigation strategies that suit their specific goals.
Timothy approaches difficult family matters tactically, focusing on settling disputes and preventing others from happening altogether. He strives to maximize his client’s legal rights and entitlements and develops resolutions that satisfy his adversaries.
In addition to family law, Timothy has experience with various personal injury matters. He was the coauthor of an Appellate Brief to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, in which he argued the misapplication of the Rules of Civil Procedure. The Superior Court ultimately reversed the trial court’s decision with respect to that issue.
Timothy demonstrates continued commitment to the community and has spent countless hours championing the legal rights of the underprivileged. During law school, he volunteered at the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, an organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted prisoners.
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