Protecting The Best Interests Of The Children
While every parent wants what is best for his or her child, establishing a child custody agreement can be difficult. During divorce or separation, a parent’s judgment can quickly become clouded by emotions. Attorney Barbara J. Gislason understands that a relationship between two parents can be complex.
As a trained qualified neutral with more than 30 years of family law experience in Minnesota, Barbara helps her clients negotiate positive child custody agreements that are in the best interests of the children. By keeping negotiations amicable, typically the end result is most beneficial for everyone involved. Even so, there are some cases where the best interests of a child may require a firm stand to promote the child’s mental and medical health. Barbara will fight for you to make sure that the best interests of the children are advanced.
Resolving Parenting Time/Visitation Issues
In a child custody plan, a custodial parent and a noncustodial parent are often established, even if the child spends a relatively significant amount of time with both parents.
Barbara is a lawyer who encourages her clients to consider the importance of the child’s relationship with both parents when creating parenting plans. In most cases, co-parenting has proven to be the most effective means of raising a child after a divorce or separation. Barbara will help you look past the present moment in which you may be angry and frustrated to a future where your child has both parents in his or her life.
Barbara’s background and reputation greatly benefits her clients as she negotiates on their behalf. When litigation is unavoidable, she will not hesitate to put her extensive courtroom experience to work for you. If you wish to modify an existing child custody agreement, Barbara can assist you with this as well.