Ms. Stoppenhagen is competitive and compassionate. The time she spent in general practice allows her to view legal issues from a global perspective and advise clients in overlapping areas of law. Because of her athletic background, as a player and a coach, she uses a team strategy in representing her clients. Ms. Stoppenhagen views every client as a member of her team. She will take the time to get to know you and your family’s needs in order to achieve your goals.
A natural competitor, Ms. Stoppenhagen enjoys being in the courtroom. She has represented clients in all areas of family law from adoptions to high-conflict custody battles, and high-asset divorces to contested-post decree modifications. No matter your legal issue, Ms. Stoppenhagen is prepared to take your case to court.
Ms. Stoppenhagen understands, however, that not all cases require contentious litigation and has the unique ability to take a softer approach for resolution. She enjoys taking the time to get to know each client’s individual needs, and the needs of their family, in order to achieve the best possible result. Because every case is different, Ms. Stoppenhagen will work directly with you and your family to identify the issues and develop a strategy to resolve your case.