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Isleton, CA Custody Attorney

When you have children, creating a custody arrangement is typically the most difficult part of getting divorced. The idea of having less time with your children is a tough pill to swallow. However, it’s important to keep your focus on doing what’s best for your children both during and after divorce.

At Equal Justice Law Group, we will do everything that we can to protect your parental rights and fight for the ideal arrangement for your family. Even if you and your co-parent are on amicable terms, custody is a topic that can easily make matters contentious. No matter what the situation is for your family, having our Isleton custody attorney in your corner can be what makes the difference between a smooth transition for you and your children, and unnecessary drama.

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Isleton Custody Attorney

What Does Custody In California Entail?

If two parents cannot agree on the terms of their custody arrangement, a California judge or court will make the important decisions regarding custody while taking into consideration what’s in the best interest of the child or children.

There are two different types of custody in California: legal and physical. Legal custody has to do with which parent will make important decisions on behalf of the children when it comes to matters like education, religion, and healthcare. Physical custody has to do with which parent the children will primarily reside with.

While California courts prefer a joint custody arrangement, one parent could have legal or physical custody (or both) solely. This would be particularly appropriate if one parent had a history of substance abuse, neglect, or domestic violence. If that describes your family dynamic, our experienced Isleton custody attorney knows how to appropriately advocate for a result that will keep you and your children safe.

Factors You’ll Need To Consider

During a life transition as big as divorce, there are a number of considerations to keep in mind, especially when it comes to matters relating to your children. Some of these considerations include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Where/with whom you want your children to live
  • Who your children will spend holidays with
  • Where your children will go to school
  • When the other parent can see the children (if one parent has sole custody)
  • How often/how much time you’ll each spend with the children if sharing custody
  • Which parent will claim the children for tax purposes
  • Which parent will provide health insurance
  • And more!

Factors The Judge Considers

In order to make a decision regarding custody, a judge may consider one or more of the following factors:

  • The age of the children
  • The children’s preferences (if old enough to express them)
  • The health of the children
  • The emotional ties between both parents and the children
  • The ability of the parents to care for the children emotionally, physically, and financially
  • Each parent’s living situation
  • Extended family ties
  • The children’s ties to their community (at school, with friends, etc.)
  • And other factors.

Why Choose Equal Justice Law Group’s Isleton Custody Attorney

At Equal Justice Law Group, we know how daunting it can be to create a custody arrangement and accept your family’s new normal. There are a lot of thoughts, feelings, and emotions at play in the custody process, and the stakes are high when it comes to your kids. You can trust that we will always prioritize your children’s well-being, which means focusing on finding a peaceful resolution. However, when that’s not possible we will fight aggressively to protect your parental rights and your children’s future.

We have 21+ years of experience and have served over 7,000 clients across California. Allow us to put our experience to work on your behalf. Call now to request a consultation and learn about your next steps.

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