The overlap between the jobs of a divorce attorney and a child custody attorney are fairly numerous. Even in situations where both former partners are trying to handle issues in a friendly manner, challenges can emerge. Here are some of the questions you may want to consider as you move forward with a divorce and there's a kid in the picture.
Both Parents Need Counsel
A lawyer cannot represent two sides in a matter, regardless of whether both ex-partners are amenable to such an arrangement.
When parents divorce, a parenting plan should be created. This plan designates which parent gets custody of the child and which parent might be able to visit the child on a scheduled basis. There are several factors that can go into this determination and understanding them might assist you in planning your custody case. Read on to learn more.
When the parents agree – Not all child custody issues need to be acrimonious.