Carney Appleby Law


Diane L. Dornburg Associate


Diane has headed the family law group at Carney Appleby Law for more than a decade.  In addition to her bustling traditional family law practice which includes divorce, child custody, support and visitation issues, and paternity, Diane has many other roles. Diane is a mediator with the Polk County District Court Mediation Program. She is qualified to mediate complex custody and divorce issues, including cases involving domestic abuse.  She is also skilled guardian ad litem and parenting coordinator, and she participates in collaborative dissolution proceedings.  All of these areas are a regular and complementary part of Diane’s vigorous family law practice.

Read Diane’s latest publication: “Parenting Coordination: A Positive Alternative for High-Conflict Families”

Areas of Practice:

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Child Support
  • Domestic Violence
  • Civil Litigation
  • Appeals
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