If you are pending a divorce and have never experienced the process, everything can be new to those looking to divorce their spouse. If there are children in the marriage, this is top priority for most Lafayette parents. So, do you understand how the child custody process works?
The child custody process is difference for everyone. Those going through it may not even be seeking a divorce, they may just be seeking child support, paternity or an amendment to an old child custody arrangement. What's important is that child custody determinations are customizable to a family and to the best interests of the child. Because of this, you no doubt have specific questions about how a child custody arrangement will affect you and your child.
At Eric S. Neumann, APLC, we guide our clients through the processes of child custody. It could include custody determinations, a parenting plan and child support specifics. If possible, split custody is a great way to co-parent your child. However, this isn't always available nor is it always a situation that is in the best interests of the child. We can help parents understand what they can hope to achieve for their child in a best scenario custody determination.
If you don't understand the child custody process right now, that's okay. We're here and available to make the topic more approachable. What's most important is ensuring a situation is set up that will allow your child to thrive. It's possible to co-parent even if the concept feels strange to you right now.