In a child custody dispute, either parent may be awarded custody depending upon the facts of the current situation, and what the court determines is in “the best interest of the child.”
In awarding custody to one parent over the other, the court will consider the factors as outline in the statutes. The court will make a determination of how the child's best interests will be served, based upon the evidence presented to the court. If a custody decision has already been made, the burden is often higher to overturn any previous decision.
Once the court makes its decision regarding the primary custody of the child (or children), it will issue a court order to allocate the parental rights and responsibilities for the care of the children, as well as the rights of the parent which is issued visitation rights or parenting time.
Child Custody and Visitation court orders may detail issues on the matter such as:
If you are seeking to modify an existing child custody / visitation court order, or need to defend your rights to have the current court order remain as is we recommend seeking the legal advice and representation of an experienced child custody and visitation attorney & lawyer.
Billmaier & Cuneo, LLC aggressively represents the legal rights of each of our child custody, visitation, divorce and family Law clients, while addressing all related issues concerning a client’s matter. If you need assistance in a child custody / visitation matter in the Perrysburg, Toledo, Lambertville or the Northwest Ohio and Southwest Michigan areas, contact an experienced attorney (lawyer) at Billmaier & Cuneo, LLC today by calling 419.931.0067 in Northwest Ohio or 734.568.0136 in Southeast Michigan.
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