Eric S. Neumann, APLC
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What are the visitation rights for parents?

Visitation rights are different than child custody rights for parents in Louisiana. Determining who is around the child, nonetheless, is also very significant. Visitation is the time that a parent may spend with the child. Custody is the right to make important decisions about education, health and other important matters in the child's life, even if the child lives somewhere else.

Schools have child custody disputes procedures

Disputes over child custody are not restricted to families. Schools often become involved and must implement procedures to protect children. Access to school records, not abduction, is the biggest complaint involving schools from non-custodial parents according to a security consultant. Unless a specific court order prohibits access, however, a non-custodial parent has a right to their child's records.

Helping our clients seek sole custody during divorce

Louisiana family problems are not easy. Otherwise, they would not be called problems. While these can arise at any point in a marriage, dealing with family issues during divorce is often expected. Divorcing parents do not always see eye-to-eye on children. Thus, disputes surrounding child custody. Even though it is a common family law issue to face, this does not make it any easier to address or resolve.

Helping you navigate child custody matters

Divorce is one of the most challenging events in a person's life and, if and when it occurs, it can bring to light some of the most difficult decisions in a person's life. When children are involved, divorcing parents in Louisiana and elsewhere need to determine what is best for their child or children, and what kind of custody arrangement could best serve the needs of everyone involved.


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