Experienced Iowa Family Law Attorneys
Carter Law Offices, P.C., in Des Moines has been skillfully representing residents of the Des Moines metropolitan area in Iowa family law matters for many years. We understand how emotional and frustrating a divorce, custody or enforcement problem can be and work to handle every case with compassion and care.
We all know stories of divorces that got out of hand when the lawyers took over. That won’t happen at Carter Law Offices, P.C. Our attorneys start by listening. We are an experienced team of trial lawyers that understands that court is where you take a case as a last resort, not your first opportunity.
Whatever your Iowa family law matter is, trust us to help. We advise and represent clients in matters such as:
- Divorce and marriage dissolution, including uncontested divorce settlement negotiations, mediation and contested courtroom litigation. We start our service with comprehensive divorce planning. We can also help you with dissolution services such as annulments and formal separation agreements. We work aggressively to protect your rights in all three major areas of divorce: custody and parenting rights, property division and spousal support (alimony).
- Children’s issues, including divorce custody and parenting agreements, paternity and child support litigation, custody reversal, child protection services and grandparents’ rights.
- Post-judgment modifications, including changes to your original child support or alimony agreement and petitions to relocate with your custodial child.
- Other family law services, including prenuptial agreements, stepparent adoption, name changes and all other matters related to Iowa family law.