Angela is appointed routinely as a Guardian Ad Litem for children in Pierce County and St. Croix County.
Angela works with therapists, counselors, teachers and doctors to find out about how your children are doing.
Divorces are difficult on children. But kids can do just fine through a divorce if their parents can cooperate and communicate and keep in mind the best interests of their children.
Children’s Bill of Rights in a Divorce/Legal Separation
Ten basic rights were established by the Wisconsin Supreme Court for children whose parents are divorcing/legally separating or already divorced/separated. They include:
1.The right to be treated as an interested and affected person and not as a pawn or possession.
2.The right to love each parent without feeling guilt, pressure, or rejection.
3.The right to love, care, discipline, and protection from both parents.
4.The right to not choose sides or be asked to decide where they want to live.
5.The right to express their feelings about the divorce, such as anger, sadness or fear.
6.The right to a positive and constructive ongoing relationship with each parent.
7.The right to not make adult decisions.
8.The right to remain a child, without being asked to take on parental responsibilities or be an adult companion or friend to parents.
9.The right to the most adequate level of economic support that can be provided by the best efforts of both parents.
10. The right to not participate in the painful games parents play to hurt each other or be put in the middle of their battles.