What is legal custody?When most clients come in they know what kind of physical custody they are looking to enjoy with their children.Many though do not realize that physical custody is not the only... more
Alcoholism and drug abuse issues are very prevalent in child custody disputes and in our society. Knowledge of the type of testing avaiable, the type of testing that is appropriate and for how long... more
Child custody is the most emotionally charged aspect of getting a divorce.
Under New York Law, the best interest of the children is the legal standard used to determine which spouse should have... more
What is Child Custody?
Custody is a broad term which looks at how children are raised and who is responsible for raising them.
One note: For ease with this guide, the child is always referred to in... more
I have previously written AVVO Legal Guides on child abuse in dependency cases filed by Washington State Child Protection Services. This current Legal Guide addresses how child abuse and neglect can... more
Custody battles are some of the most important cases that a lawyer can handle in New Jersey. That's why we call them battles. There are two different types of custody applications: complaints and... more