Determining the future of your children following a divorce is a sensitive and overwhelming matter. When each parent disagrees with what is best for their children, it can become much more complex.
At The Law Offices of Teresa A. Beyers, our Los Angeles child custody visitation attorneys are here to help. We understand the emotional implications at stake and are here to advocate for you and your children’s best interests.
Child custody and visitation are heavily contested during the divorce process. An experienced family law attorney can help you and your former spouse create a child custody plan that benefits the children best.
Custody arrangements and visitation have varied over the years. According to various sources:
Under California Law, every family is required to attend mediation. California judges encourage parents to work together to find an agreeable plan. If parents fail to create a proper custody arrangement, a judge will make the final decision.
Child custody may be awarded as follows:
When visitation is granted, you and your former spouse can create a parent time agreement. Visitation falls under one of four categories:
Every family has a unique set of circumstances. It is important to discuss with your child visitation attorney which custody arrangement works for you.
Family courts in California will always put the best interests of the child first. To make that determination, a judge will consider the following:
If you have questions regarding child custody or visitation, please contact The Law Offices of Teresa A. Beyers.
The Law Offices of Teresa A. Beyers are here to protect your best interests. Our family law attorneys have the experience and skill to provide compassionate representation and aggressive advocacy. We will work tirelessly on your behalf and guide you through this difficult time.
When you need a Los Angeles child custody visitation attorney, call The Law Offices of Teresa A. Beyers. Schedule a consultation to discuss your unique family matter by clicking here or calling 213-236-4400. We offer free initial phone evaluations and can meet clients after hours and on weekends by appointment.