Established And Effective Family Law Services
Family problems that require legal solutions can be stressful and complicated without the assistance of an experienced family law attorney. Allen Wellman Harvey Keyes Cooley, LLP, has served the legal needs of individuals and their families throughout Indiana since 1918. We draw on our significant experience and in-depth knowledge of the legal challenges that is faced by couples and families in crisis to help our clients find creative and effective solutions to their unique family law concerns.
Experienced Divorce And Child Custody Attorneys
As experienced family law attorneys, we understand that divorce is a stressful and often emotionally challenging experience. Our lawyers will guide you through the entire process of your divorce, one step at a time. We will explain your rights and options in clear, easy-to-understand terms, so you can set realistic expectations and make informed decisions about how to proceed.
Our experience includes obtaining effective results for our clients in divorces regarding:
- Marital property division
- Legal and physical child custody
- Parenting time
- Child support
- Spousal maintenance
We believe preparation is a key component of successful outcomes in divorce cases. We prepare each divorce case from the start as though it will go to trial, though we have often obtained favorable outcomes for clients through mediation or negotiation.
As life goes on after divorce, your circumstances may change and your divorce decree or custody or support agreement may require modification. Our family law attorneys regularly assist clients in obtaining court-ordered modifications of final divorce papers and subsequent court orders regarding custody and support.
If your former spouse is not complying with the orders issued by the court in your divorce case, our attorneys can also assist you in obtaining relief from the court.
Family law attorney Dawn Wellman also serves as a court-appointed parenting coordinator. She assists parents in finding workable solutions to post-divorce parenting time issues as they arise.
Other Family Law Services
We represent parents in cases initiated by the state of Indiana, Division of Family and Children, involving Child in Need of Services (CHINS) protection. If the state is threatening to remove your child from your care or threatening to terminate your parental rights, we can help you defend your rights. We believe in keeping families together if possible, and work with qualified experts when necessary to obtain the best possible outcome on behalf of our clients.
Our firm also represents prospective parents in adoptions. We handle all the paperwork involved to ensure a smooth adoption process. We also represent clients in guardianship cases involving both minors and disabled adults.
If you are about to get married and have assets you wish to preserve from division in the event of dissolution, we will assist you in preparing a prenuptial agreement.
Contact Our Firm
We have the experience you need for effective representation in any family law matter you are facing. Whatever your circumstances, we will carefully analyze your situation and work diligently to protect your interests and those of your family in the most efficient, cost-effective manner possible.