Iowa Family Law Attorneys

A skilled Iowa family law lawyer can help and support you

Family law matters involve high emotions that are best handled by having an attorney who can provide rational advice during these extremely difficult times. The lawyers at Des Moines, Iowa Patterson Law Firm will do their best to provide support on all levels during your family law matter.  It is important to make reasoned decisions in volatile times.  You will have the personal attention your matter deserves, and we will provide our advice efficiently, and in a cost-effective manner.

Family law matters we handle typically may include:

  • Divorce
  • Legal separation
  • Visitation
  • Custody
  • Support
  • Protective orders
  • Paternity
  • Asset and property division
  • Post-judgment modifications
  • Adoption
  • Guardianship
  • Pre-marital agreements
  • Domestic violence
  • Alimony

We are on your side

Divorce can impact many areas of life.  Issues such as property division, valuation of pensions, stock options, and goodwill arising from business activities can arise. We will put our of experience to your benefit and will negotiate on your behalf to obtain the best result possible.  We are known as skilled mediators with strong experience in post-judgment modifications.  Providing personal attention to your case, including a detailed explanation of your options so you can make an informed decision, is the hallmark of our practice.

We can assist with:

  • Temporary restraining orders
  • Injunctions
  • Hearings
  • Settlement conferences

We will be there to advise, counsel and take charge. We are skilled negotiators, and we are not afraid to take your case to trial and appeal when necessary. We are equipped to handle the most complex and contentious divorce cases.

Contact the Des Moines, Iowa family lawyers at the Patterson Law Firm to discuss your family law matter.