Sandra earned a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. She is a skilled paralegal and works in our Family Law, Criminal Defense and Dependency Court practices.

Tim Nies is a veteran trial attorney with 20 years experience. He takes his job of representing his Family Law clients seriously.

Tim Nies, Esq.

Chris is a former prosecutor and DCF investigator. Chris is known for his trial skills in Family Law, Criminal and Dependency Court in Delray Beach. 

We are legal warriors for our family law clients.

Van Riper and Nies Attorneys, P.A. is a veteran-owned family law firm. Our trial attorneys, Tim Nies, a 20 year trial attorney and an Army Ranger Veteran, and Christian Van Riper, a former prosecutor and DCF investigator, fight for our clients at the Delray Beach Courthouse. 

Van Riper & Nies divorce and family law lawyers combine Delray Beach family court experience and skill when representing our clients in family law proceedings. As a full-service family law firm, our lawyers provide all-inclusive assistance over a range of Florida family law matters, including, divorce, paternity, post judgment modifications of alimony, child support and child custody, motions for contempt when Family Court orders are not followed and all other family law matters.

Our attorney, Chris Van Riper, is a former prosecutor and a former DCF investigator. We know of no other attorney in Delray Beach with such experience. Chris handles complex cases involving child custody as well as Dependency Court actions, when Florida’s Department of Children and Families (DCF) removes children from a parent or parents

Our highly ranked Delray Beach family law lawyers are available to fight for our clients day and night. We are family law legal warriors for our clients. Call us at 561-894-9862 for a 100% free consultation or contact us here.


Chris Van Riper, Esq.

​​Sarah is our senior paralegal. She has 19 years' experience and works in our Family Law and Personal Injury departments. 



Van Riper & Nies Attorneys

We take our job fighting for your family seriously.