Choosing a lawyer is like choosing a doctor. There are a lot of skilled ones out... more
Choosing a lawyer is like choosing a doctor. There are a lot of skilled ones out there, but equally important is your sense of connection and trust. When you go through a divorce or other litigation, the uncertainty can be unnerving and the process emotionally exhausting. Be certain that you feel safe with your lawyer and confident that, working together, she will guide you through the tough ... view profile
Attorney Stacey Swenhaugen handles a wide variety of family law related cases... more
Attorney Stacey Swenhaugen handles a wide variety of family law related cases including child custody, paternity matters, relocation, child support or any other divorce related case. Don't hesitate to call Benjamin & Healy and speak with attorney Stacey Swenhaugen about your case.
If you are getting divorced and have children, part of the divorce agreement will involve determining where and with whom the children will live. A child custody lawyer can help you negotiate custody, either by agreement or in court. The custodial parent (the one the child lives with) earns the legal right to make decisions regarding the child's lifestyle, welfare, and education. Some parents opt for joint custody, which means children divide their time between both parents' homes, and parents share the right to make decisions on behalf of the children. If you as parents are unable to agree on child custody, a judge will decide for you.