How to Create a Parenting Time Schedule with Children of Different Ages

When there is more than one child in a family, it is usually beneficial for parents to create one parenting time schedule for all of the children. This is a supportive way to maintain sibling relationships. However, when there are significant age differences between siblings, children may benefit from different parenting time schedules due to their different developmental needs.

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Important Tips about Domestic Violence Attorneys

Domestic violence is a very complex area of the law.

  • Lawyers who are good at one kind of law are not necessarily good at domestic abuse cases.

  • Most sources of attorney names are not pre-screened for experience in representing victims of domestic violence.

  • The Yellow Pages, most internet sites, and other advertising services often don't include information about which attorneys are knowledgeable in domestic violence.

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What clients look for when they hire Atticus Family Law

Legal Experience.

You’ll go a long way to find a more experienced boutique firm. With over fifteen years in practice, and devoted specifically to Minnesota and Wisconsin family law, we know the ins and outs of the system: we stay up to date with changes and are ready to pour over the details of your case with our expert eyes. Our legal services are second to none. In fact, we’re often called on to provide expert commentary on cases throughout the Minnesota and Wisconsin state areas. To us, that’s the bar of expertise we set, and bring to your case. You can relax — and know that you’re receiving the most experienced, qualified representation you need, along with the individualized attention you deserve (and that only a boutique firm can provide).

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What is a “child focused” consideration and why is it so important to maintain in my family?

It is important for parents to support each other’s relationship with the child. Forming, maintaining, and supporting a positive parent-child relationship with each parent is a life-long process, rooted in the early years and extending beyond childhood. Children adjust more easily to change, stress, and loss if their parents work together respectfully to develop healthy ways of communicating, resolving problems, and reducing conflict. 

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Q: What is communication like as a client of Atticus Family Law?

Transparency.

We are open and transparent in all communications with our clients. We want you to understand the specifics of your Minnesota or Wisconsin divorce case, and feel like the light is always turned on. We also only bill you for the work we do — there are no hidden costs, and we make every effort to communicate these clearly at the beginning and throughout the process. This means no surprises, and clients who know they’re getting the very best level of personalized service, at the most competitive price.

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