This featured business post is brought to you courtesy of Hope Wood, JD. Read about her “Will in a Day Program” here.
Families come in all shapes and sizes, and sadly, sometimes a marriage doesn’t end successfully or a parent needs to step away from being part of the family. Most attorneys are quick to litigate or file for legal action which can be costly and drag on and on. Hope Wood’s goal is to assist in finding a solution in the shortest amount of time and for the least amount of money. Try finding another attorney with that viewpoint!
Hope Wood JD approaches your problems in a different way. She brainstorms with the individual about things he or she can do instead of taking the other person to court. Hope advocates for no litigation unless all options are exhausted. She takes the time and effort to discuss the problem with the client because litigation is expensive, time consuming, and no one wins the emotional battle. For Hope, family law = the opportunity to problem solve.
Areas of Family Law in which Hope Wood Can Assist
- Child or Adult Name Change
- Establish or Disestablish Paternity
- Establish, Modify, or Terminate Child Support
- Establish, Modify, or Terminate Legal Custody (the right to be a parent)
- Establish or Modify Physical Care (where the child resides)
- Establish or Modify Visitation Schedule
- Legal Separation
- Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce)
- Contempt of Decree or Support Order
- Premarital Agreements
- Post-Divorce Estate Planning
- Estate Planning after Second Marriage
Connect with Hope Wood JD
You can find Hope at 505 5th Avenue Suite 535, Des Moines IA 50309 and reach her at 515-650-1532.
About Hope Wood JD
Hope has done the impossible — attending law school (Drake Law School) and becoming a mother simultaneously. Everything else should be a cakewalk, right? Her son, Graham, and her husband, Geoff, reside in Des Moines and enjoy all that the city has to offer. Her past work life includes careers in exercise and health, and she strives to integrate those components into her life. Being a working mom helps Hope strive for balance — a wish all of us can identify!