Olsen Law Firm strives to help put your home at ease. From the adoption of a new child, to negotiating fair and just child custody and support, we competently and confidently handle many facets of family law.
Our portfolio of legal services includes:
We offer assistance in multiple areas - Infant Adoption, Special Needs Adoption finalizations, International Adoption finalizations, Interstate Compacts, Step-parent Adoption, and Relative Adoption.
Olsen Law Firm pays special attention to your growing family. Placement of infants for adoption is hallmark for us and we will guide you from the initial planning stages to the finalization of your case.
We assist birth parents who are wishing to make an adoption plan for their infant. Olsen offers knowledgeable and compassionate counsel to birth parents to assist in the adoption process. We provide counsel and planning services to the birth parent and also assist them in choosing the right family to adopt their child. Olsen provides intensive services and contact to the birth parents to ensure that they are treated well and that their wishes for adoption are honored.
We link birth parents with adoptive parents and help to ensure a fair and satisfactory plan of infant adoption. Additionally, our Prospective Parents program aids adoptive couples in reaching out to complete their new family.
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Olsen Law Firm handles custody/paternity actions as well and modification of custody cases.
Custody cases include the establishment of paternity, custody, visitation. child support and tax exemption. Olsen can assist with temporary establishment of custody, visitation, child support and tax exemption. Olsen can assist in the Order of Protection process pertaining to the custody and visitation of children.
Custody modifications can include the modification of an existing custody order to change custody, visitation provisions, child support awards and tax exemption. In cases of emergency, Olsen can assist with temporary modifications.
Olsen Law Firm handles divorces with and without children. Olsen will work hard to ensure that the Court award is a fair and equitable one for the client.
Olsen will assist parents who are divorcing in obtaining the best outcome possible under the law for the children involved in the divorce process. Olsen will assist the client in not only getting a fair and equitable outcome, but will assist the parent in helping their children deal with the stress and adjustment of divorce.
Olsen Law Firm assists clients in establishing guardianship of children with a person other than a natural/legal parent. Most often, a relative is seeking Olsen’s assistance with establishing guardianship of a child.
Olsen can also assist in terminating an existing guardianship.
Most often a client involved with Juvenile Court will qualify for Court appointed counsel and Olsen is on the list approved to assist. However, if a client does not meet the financial criteria for Court appointed counsel, and then they must hire counsel privately to represent them. Olsen has vast experience in Juvenile Court cases from Child In Need of Assistance (CINA) cases to Delinquency matters. Olsen also can help with parties wishing to Intervene is a Juvenile Court case and with Appeals of Juvenile Court Orders and/or Department of Human Services Child Abuse assessments.
Olsen Law Firm also is experienced in name changes, real estate and probate matters.
We specialize in family matters. From a new adoption to easing a divorce. Your family matters.
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Compassion for you and yours with a devotion to law and justice.
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Olsen Law Firm calls Iowa home, established in Davenport in 2008.
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