Child Custody Attorneys in Des Moines, Iowa
Shared Parenting Is Generally the Norm
In today’s world, more and more often, the expectation after a separation of parents is that children will spend ample time with each parent. Joint custody is typically seen as desirable so that parent-child relationships can grow strong on both sides of the divorce divide. It may or may not be feasible in your family’s case for your child to divide time equally between two parents. It is nonetheless important to protect parenting time for both parents in most cases.
The dilemma of placement of children after a divorce underscores the truth that every family is unique. At Balduchi Law Office, PC, attorney Kent Balduchi understands what his clients from Des Moines, Ankeny, and across Iowa are going through. He accepts that challenge and works hard to build successful outcomes for them.
The Importance of Cooperation
A family law court takes into account the best interests of children when determining child custody and visitation arrangements, and when doing so, a judge may or may not consider parents’ convenience factors a priority. An acceptable child custody order in the eyes of your family court judge may or may not sit well with you.
Very often, the surest path to a satisfactory outcome is for both parents to sincerely cooperate in crafting workable child custody and visitation agreements. As hard as this may sound, it is often far superior to allowing a judge with no knowledge of a family’s inner workings to make the decisions about where children will live and when they will see their other parent.
Compassionate. Effective. Thorough.
Mr. Balduchi, a dedicated family law attorney, can advocate effectively to protect your and your children’s interests in a situation of divorce or separation of parents.