Deciding to pick up the phone and make that dreaded first call when you feel the time is right to contact an attorney is a petrifying moment. It’s one of those times in your life where you just have to take the plunge, dial the phone and make the call.
Author: Mark Warren Coleman
For almost 40 years, Mark Warren Coleman, J.D. has been practicing law in northwest Indiana (USA) and his practice has concentrated solely in all areas of Family Law with emphasis in divorce, child custody and parenting time, post-dissolution matters, mediation and arbitration, Guardian Ad Litem services and Parenting Time Coordinator services .
Attorney Coleman is admitted to practice law before the Indiana Supreme Court, the Northern Federal District of Indiana, the Southern Federal District of Indiana, the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, and the Northern Federal District of Illinois. Attorney Coleman is a Registered Family Law Mediator, having been trained by the ICLEF/Indiana Supreme Court Mediation Training Program. He is a Member of the Indiana State Bar Association, as well as being a member of the Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution Sections, a Member of the Porter County, Indiana Bar Association and a Member of the Porter County, Indiana Bar Association Family Law Section. Attorney Coleman is also a Life Fellow of the Indiana Bar Foundation.
It’s that time of year again. People run all over town to do their Christmas shopping, to decorate their homes, and attend holiday parties to spread cheer among their friends and themselves. However, this is also the worst time of year for lawyers, parents, and most importantly, children, because of what is known around our office as “Indiana’s Parenting Time ‘Nightmare before Christmas.’ ”