Salinas Child Custody Attorney
How to Get Full Custody of Your Child in CA
In California, both biological parents have visitation rights to their
After a divorce or separation, a parent may seek sole or joint custody from the courts based on a number
of circumstances. It is the judge’s job to decide what is in the
best interest of the child in question.
child custody lawyers can assist you with your child custody case. Call (888) 315-0588 today for a
Why Should I Hire an Attorney?
Because family situations can change, it is important to have a legal plan
in action for the visitation of your children. While parents should agree
on custody, complexities can arise from changing family dynamics. Having
a plan that has been approved by a judge will help in future situations
where custody issues may arise.
experienced family lawyer from Lavorato & Scott can assist you through the legal process of your child custody case, helping
your family mediate both contested and uncontested legal proceedings.
California courts will evaluate custody cases based on the following criteria:
- Health and welfare of the children
- Benefits of contact with parents
- Children’s preference
- Stability of the home
You Have Options
A judge may decide on legal or physical custody for one or both parents.
Legal custody refers to a parent’s authority in major decisions
about a child’s life, while physical custody refers to which parent
a child will live with. The California family court favors joint custody
when both parents agree, but negotiations can occur both inside and out of court.
If you are going through a child custody matter in California,
contact a lawyer at Lavorato & Scott for assistance. Our combined years of experience can help achieve your
desired custody situation.