One of the most important parts of a divorce is maintaining a positive and caring relationship with your children. At Wilson-Goodman Law Group, PLLC, we fight to ensure our clients’ parental rights remain intact after a separation or divorce. Whether you are entering into negotiations or in a court fight with your spouse, we are going to ensure your legal rights are upheld concerning your children. Let our Chandler legal custody attorneys get to work today.
When it comes to protecting your parental rights, you need to secure a family law attorney you can trust. At Wilson-Goodman Law Group, PLLC, we are going to bring more than two decades of experience to your side.
Your attorney will be your advocate throughout the legal custody process. This can become complicated, but your lawyer will work to ensure your rights are upheld. Even though many child custody disputes go through Conciliation services, an attorney will be there to offer guidance.
If necessary, your attorney will be prepared to take a case to trial if there is no resolution in meditation or during a parenting conference. The family court system can be intimidating, but an attorney has the resources necessary to handle any situation that may arise.
There are two kinds of custody you will be dealing with during the divorce process – physical custody and legal custody. Physical custody deals with where the child will reside, while legal custody handles a range of other issues.
Legal custody refers to which parent can make legal decisions about the child’s upbringing. This includes decisions about their:
When it comes to legal custody, parents can share responsibility (joint custody), or one parent can have complete decision-making control (sole custody). It is possible for one parent to have physical custody while both parents share legal custody and vice-versa.
There are various factors that go into determining which parent gets legal custody. This can include:
If you are worried about your parental rights being taken away due to a separation or divorce, you need to seek legal assistance immediately. At Wilson-Goodman Law Group, PLLC, our knowledgeable and experienced team is going to get to work on your case and work to ensure your legal decision-making rights remain intact. We will investigate your case and be ready to go to court if necessary. When you need a Chandler legal custody attorney, you can contact us to schedule a one-on-one appointment to discuss your case by clicking here or by calling (480) 503-9217.