Visitation Rights in California
Pasadena & Beverly Hills Family Law Firm
When a divorce involves minor children, many issues will need to be decided, including child custody, child support and visitation. It is always best if a divorcing couple work out their own agreements regarding their child's care and upbringing. If there are conflicts that can't be resolved, the court will determine which parent will be awarded custody, how much support will be paid, and the visitation rights of the non-custodial parent. Various factors will be considered by the court before a final order is issued, including:
- The financial condition of each parent
- What each parent wants
- What the child wants
- What is in the best interests of the child
A divorce lawyer can provide the legal assistance you need when drafting agreements with your ex-spouse, and help negotiate any matters pertaining to your children. The Graves Law Firm has many years of experiencing working with parents seeking a divorce, and can give you valuable advice regarding custody and visitation laws. The firm is sensitive to the needs of families going through a divorce, and will provide compassionate guidance and representation throughout the divorce process.
Child Custody & Visitation Rights Explained
A non-custodial parent is generally granted reasonable visitation rights that support frequent and consistent visits. Only when visitation is not considered to be in the best interests of the child will visitation be limited or denied. The divorce lawyers at The Graves Law Firm can answer all of your questions regarding visitation and other child-related divorce issues. They can also help you develop a parenting agreement that ensures the health, safety and well-being of your child.
Contact a visitation lawyer for legal advice and representation if you are a parent seeking a divorce.
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