When a couple decides to end their relationship, they must make many hard decisions. Of these decisions, child custody, visitation, and child support are often the most contested. It’s unfortunate, but all too often the couple’s children become the subject of a painful dispute.
As a parent, you want what’s best for your child. To get the custody and visitation agreement that’s fair to you and your children, you need the guidance of an experienced Fresno family law attorney.
The Law Office of Rick D. Banks is highly qualified to handle all your divorce and custody legal needs. We have successfully represented central California parents for more than 20 years. We are well versed in the state’s confusing custody laws. Let us help.
Call us today, at (559)222-4891 for a no obligation consultation.
We can help you choose which custody arrangement works best for you. There are several different types of child custody, including:
In amicable divorces, the parents make the custody agreement. If the parents disagree on certain aspects of a custody agreement, the parents can be ordered to enter into “custody mediation.” Custody mediation brings in a neutral party to attempt to resolve your custody disagreements. If you and your ex are still in disagreement about custody arrangements following mediation, your case will be decided in court by a judge.
When the court makes a custody decision, they will look at what is in the best interests of the children. In making such a decision they will take into account the following considerations:
If you are in the separation process and have questions about child custody, you need to contact an experienced child custody lawyer. The attorneys at the Law Office of Rick D. Banks are qualified to advise you through every phase of the custody proceedings.