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One of the most difficult areas in a divorce is determining child custody and visitation with the father. It is extremely important that both parents set the rules at the earliest point of their divorce to help resolve a child custody case in the best interest of the child or children.
If you need help with your child custody or visitation matter, call Gillis C. Leonard Attorney At Law today. To be successful in your child custody case, it is important to hire an attorney who is meticulously prepared, has vast legal experience, and offers zealous representation. As your custody and visitation attorney, Gillis can help resolve legal and physical custody issues that involve your children.
We do not encourage you to use your children as a pawn but to always put your children and their best interests first.
Gillis and his team of paralegals will ask our clients to consider the fact that they may end up having to work with that other parent until the children are out of school.
Many times, the judge will look at which parent will work with the other parent the best when determining custody.
Since the new divorce law HB1550 passed, judges are now encouraged to look at a 50/50 split regarding child custody in the state of Missouri. This could potentially change the amount of parenting time fathers have in cases involving child custody.
Child custody is dependent on several different things. There are a broad range of circumstances that family law judges are given a lot of latitude of what they can order. You need Gillis C. Leonard Attorney At Law to help guide you and fight for your rights.