O'Fallon Child Custody Lawyer
Family Law Representation in Lincoln & St. Charles Counties
One of the most hotly contested areas of divorce is child custody and the
laws and regulations associated with the issue. At Winghaven Law, LLC,
we understand that this time in your life may be difficult and that emotions
can quickly escalate when children are discussed during divorce proceedings.
Protecting your parental rights is important, and when you work with our
firm, we can help ensure that you receive a desirable resolution to your
If you are looking to obtain child custody in Missouri, contact a dedicated
O'Fallon divorce lawyer as soon as possible. The laws and regulations governing child custody
can be difficult to understand, and without the guidance of an attorney,
you could be facing a challenging, uphill battle.
A few factors will be taken into consideration when determining who will
receive custody of minor children, including:
- The relationship that the child has with his or her parents
- Which parent is more likely to continue to provide frequent contact with the child
- The wishes of the child
- The intention of the parents in terms of residence or move-away cases
- Parenting plans
- Prenuptial agreements
- The employment status of the parents
- Relative closeness of the parents to the child's school and / or the
parents' community involvement
Protecting Your Parental Rights
Once a child custody arrangement is determined, there are various other
court orders that will need to be considered as well, including developing a
visitation schedule and determining an amount of
child support to be paid. It is important that you work with an experienced lawyer to
protect the best interests of your child as well as your rights.
When you work with our firm, we can thoroughly review your entire family
dynamic and develop an effective plan of action that can help you receive
the best possible resolution for your case. We are aware that cases involving
children can be difficult for families to resolve, but when you retain
our representation, you can be confident that your case is in good hands.
To learn more about your rights and how Winghaven Law, LLC can help you,
contact an O'Fallon child custody lawyer from our team today and request a consultation.