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Family Law - Divorce, Custody, Paternity, Child Support:
Divorce and family law matters have the potential to touch all areas of one’s life, from finances to parenting and property. Divorce
means different things to different people. For some it is a highly emotional process that comes unexpectedly, though for others it is
a necessary legal step that must be taken to allow them to move on with life. Our lawyers understand that the breakdown of a
marriage is usually one of the most difficult and painful experiences in a person’s life.  Along with the highly emotional aspects of
divorce there are many important legal and financial issues.  Our attorneys take the time to listen to each client so we can provide
personal advice to meet each of our clients unique needs.
Children are the most precious products of a marriage. Custody and visitation are two of the most emotionally charged and draining
issues that arise when marriages or other relationships end. Child custody and visitation are areas that, in a perfect world, would be
settled by the parents, taking into consideration the best interests of the child. In reality however, child custody disputes often
occur. In deciding child care issues there are two considerations: 1) who will make the decisions for the children (legal custody) and
2) Who will the children live with (physical custody).  Along with determining what the best parenting plan for the children comes
the need to support those children.  Child Support is a payment made to the custodial parent intended for support of the children.
 Our attorneys know that resolving marital disputes requires negotiation.  To be the most effective litigator an attorney must have
both the ability to negotiate and the skills necessary to litigate to the highest level.  We will attempt to negotiate a parenting plan
that is beneficial for the children. If that is not possible we are experienced and talented litigators that are ready to fight for your
rights in court.
Even after the divorce our attorneys are here to fight for your rights. In any divorce parenting time, decision making, time schedules,
custody and child support are the subject of continuing jurisdiction of the Court. As children grow, so do their needs.  The obligation
to pay child support continues until a child is emancipated.  The responsibility of paying support is independent of the right to have
visitation.  Even if you change jobs or are laid off, your child support obligation will remain the same until changed in court.  If you
are dealing with a change in income, a change in the cost of childcare, or other financial changes, you may need the advice of a
skilled and experienced divorce/family law attorney.
Our firm’s attorneys are experienced and knowledgeable with respect to each step in a paternity proceeding as well including the
resulting child support and parenting time issues that come along with paternity being established.
We understand that some individuals prefer to decide issues surrounding their divorce outside of a courtroom.  One way to decide
the issues of a divorce outside of court is through the use of mediation.  A mediator is a neutral third party who attempts to work
with parties and their attorneys to attempt to find a middle ground that everyone can be satisfied with.  We are committed to
representing you in whatever context is best for you.
Divorce and family law matters have the potential
to touch all areas of one’s life, from finances to
parenting and property. Divorce means different
things to different people. For some it is a highly
emotional process that comes unexpectedly,
though for others it is a necessary legal step that
must be taken to allow them to move on with life.
Our lawyers understand that the breakdown of a
marriage is usually one of the most difficult and
painful experiences in a person’s life.  Along with
the highly emotional aspects of divorce there are
many important legal and financial issues.  Our
attorneys take the time to listen to each client so
we can provide personal advice to meet each of our
clients unique needs.
Children are the most precious products of a
marriage. Custody and visitation are two of the
most emotionally charged and draining issues that
arise when marriages or other relationships end.
Child custody and visitation are areas that, in a
perfect world, would be settled by the parents,
taking into consideration the best interests of the
child. In reality however, child custody disputes
often occur. In deciding child care issues there are
two considerations: 1) who will make the decisions
for the children (legal custody) and 2) Who will the
children live with (physical custody).  Along with
determining what the best parenting plan for the
children comes the need to support those children.
 Child Support is a payment made to the custodial
parent intended for support of the children.  Our
attorneys know that resolving marital disputes
requires negotiation.  To be the most effective
litigator an attorney must have both the ability to
negotiate and the skills necessary to litigate to the
highest level.  We will attempt to negotiate a
parenting plan that is beneficial for the children. If
that is not possible we are experienced and
talented litigators that are ready to fight for your
rights in court.
Even after the divorce our attorneys are here to
fight for your rights. In any divorce parenting time,
decision making, time schedules, custody and
child support are the subject of continuing
jurisdiction of the Court. As children grow, so do
their needs.  The obligation to pay child support
continues until a child is emancipated.  The
responsibility of paying support is independent of
the right to have visitation.  Even if you change jobs
or are laid off, your child support obligation will
remain the same until changed in court.  If you are
dealing with a change in income, a change in the
cost of childcare, or other financial changes, you
may need the advice of a skilled and experienced
divorce/family law attorney.
Our firm’s attorneys are experienced and
knowledgeable with respect to each step in a
paternity proceeding as well including the resulting
child support and parenting time issues that come
along with paternity being established.
We understand that some individuals prefer to
decide issues surrounding their divorce outside of a
courtroom.  One way to decide the issues of a
divorce outside of court is through the use of
mediation.  A mediator is a neutral third party who
attempts to work with parties and their attorneys to
attempt to find a middle ground that everyone can
be satisfied with.  We are committed to
representing you in whatever context is best for
you.
CONTACT US AT:
Daniel Whitehead Law Offices
1003 Meridian Street
Anderson, IN 46016
 
Phone: 765.622.9768
Email: whitehead_law@sbcglobal.net
Copyright 2018 - Daniel K. Whitehead Law Offices
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Randy Drennen
Family Law:
       Divorce, Custody, Paternity,
       Child Support
CONTACT US AT:
Daniel Whitehead Law Offices
1003 Meridian Street
Anderson, IN 46016
Phone: 765.622.9768
Email: whitehead_law@sbcglobal.net
Copyright 2018 - Daniel K. Whitehead Law Offices
Site Design by
Randy Drennen
Daniel K. Whitehead, Attorney at Law
DKW Law Offices
Divorce and family law matters have the potential to touch all areas of one’s life,
from finances to parenting and property. Divorce means different things to different
people. For some it is a highly emotional process that comes unexpectedly, though
for others it is a necessary legal step that must be taken to allow them to move on
with life. Our lawyers understand that the breakdown of a marriage is usually one of
the most difficult and painful experiences in a person’s life.  Along with the highly
emotional aspects of divorce there are many important legal and financial issues.
 Our attorneys take the time to listen to each client so we can provide personal
advice to meet each of our clients unique needs.
Children are the most precious products of a marriage. Custody and visitation are
two of the most emotionally charged and draining issues that arise when marriages
or other relationships end. Child custody and visitation are areas that, in a perfect
world, would be settled by the parents, taking into consideration the best interests of the child. In reality however, child custody disputes
often occur. In deciding child care issues there are two considerations: 1) who will make the decisions for the children (legal custody) and
2) Who will the children live with (physical custody).  Along with determining what the best parenting plan for the children comes the
need to support those children.  Child Support is a payment made to the custodial parent intended for support of the children.  Our
attorneys know that resolving marital disputes requires negotiation.  To be the most effective litigator an attorney must have both the
ability to negotiate and the skills necessary to litigate to the highest level.  We will attempt to negotiate a parenting plan that is beneficial
for the children. If that is not possible we are experienced and talented litigators that are ready to fight for your rights in court.
Even after the divorce our attorneys are here to fight for your rights. In any divorce, parenting time, decision making, time schedules,
custody and child support are the subject of continuing jurisdiction of the Court. As children grow, so do their needs.  The obligation to
pay child support continues until a child is emancipated.  The responsibility of paying support is independent of the right to have
visitation.  Even if you change jobs or are laid off, your child support obligation will remain the same until changed in court.  If you are
dealing with a change in income, a change in the cost of childcare, or other financial changes, you may need the advice of a skilled and
experienced divorce/family law attorney.
Our firm’s attorneys are experienced and knowledgeable with respect to each step in a paternity proceeding as well including the
resulting child support and parenting time issues that come along with paternity being established.
We understand that some individuals prefer to decide issues surrounding their divorce outside of a courtroom.  One way to decide the
issues of a divorce outside of court is through the use of mediation.  A mediator is a neutral third party who attempts to work with parties
and their attorneys to attempt to find a middle ground that everyone can be satisfied with.  We are committed to representing you in
whatever context is best for you.
Divorce and family law matters have the potential to touch all areas of one’s life, from finances to parenting and property. Divorce means
different things to different people. For some it is a highly emotional process that comes unexpectedly, though for others it is a necessary
legal step that must be taken to allow them to move on with life. Our lawyers understand that the breakdown of a marriage is usually one
of the most difficult and painful experiences in a person’s life.  Along with the highly emotional aspects of divorce there are many
important legal and financial issues.  Our attorneys take the time to listen to each client so we can provide personal advice to meet each
of our clients unique needs.
Children are the most precious products of a marriage. Custody and visitation are two of the most emotionally charged and draining
issues that arise when marriages or other relationships end. Child custody and visitation are areas that, in a perfect world, would be
settled by the parents, taking into consideration the best interests of the child. In reality however, child custody disputes often occur. In
deciding child care issues there are two considerations: 1) who will make the decisions for the children (legal custody) and 2) Who will
the children live with (physical custody).  Along with determining what the best parenting plan for the children comes the need to support
those children.  Child Support is a payment made to the custodial parent intended for support of the children.  Our attorneys know that
resolving marital disputes requires negotiation.  To be the most effective litigator an attorney must have both the ability to negotiate and
the skills necessary to litigate to the highest level.  We will attempt to negotiate a parenting plan that is beneficial for the children. If that
is not possible we are experienced and talented litigators that are ready to fight for your rights in court.
Even after the divorce our attorneys are here to fight for your rights. In any divorce, parenting time, decision making, time schedules,
custody and child support are the subject of continuing jurisdiction of the Court. As children grow, so do their needs.  The obligation to
pay child support continues until a child is emancipated.  The responsibility of paying support is independent of the right to have
visitation.  Even if you change jobs or are laid off, your child support obligation will remain the same until changed in court.  If you are
dealing with a change in income, a change in the cost of childcare, or other financial changes, you may need the advice of a skilled and
experienced divorce/family law attorney.
Our firm’s attorneys are experienced and knowledgeable with respect to each step in a paternity proceeding as well including the
resulting child support and parenting time issues that come along with paternity being established.
We understand that some individuals prefer to decide issues surrounding their divorce outside of a courtroom.  One way to decide the
issues of a divorce outside of court is through the use of mediation.  A mediator is a neutral third party who attempts to work with parties
and their attorneys to attempt to find a middle ground that everyone can be satisfied with.  We are committed to representing you in
whatever context is best for you.