The termination of any marriage or partnership raises a copious amount of issues. When children are involved, the resulting issues are even more intricate as custody & child support issues come into the picture. To ensure that a fair arrangement is reached based upon the children’s best interests, its’ important that you contact a family lawyer such as Lenore Tsakanikas.
Our law firm, The Law Office of Lenore Tsakanikas, routinely handles child custody cases and will help to determine the best custody arrangement for you and your children. Lenore Tsakanikas will review the custody evaluator’s recommendations, identify the children’s preferences in the matter and expound on how local and state laws will impact your specific case and family situation. With there factors taken into consideration, our family lawyers will work with you to develop a plan of custody for your children.
Child custody is dual faceted in that it encompasses both the physical and legal custody of the child. Physical custody is where the child resides while legal custody entails the decision making process for the parents including the right to decide education preferences, religious practices, medical treatments and activity involvement. Both of these aspects must be considered during child custody proceedings.