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Queens Joint Custody

Going through a divorce is stressful enough, but negotiating a Joint Custody agreement can be just as unpleasant. A Queens Divorce Lawyer or Queens Family Lawyer can help you in understanding the complexities involves and help you work the matter to a favorable conclusion. Bear in mind that above all else, the court will be looking to the parents to show that they their primary goal is to properly care for the child. You may have drafted a rough agreement on your own, or you and your spouse could be in complete opposition. In either case you should call a Queens Joint Custody Lawyer to walk you through the process and make sure that all the details are handled properly.

A Queens Joint Custody Lawyer can lend insight on what need to be included within your plan so that it not only works for you and your child, but is accepted by the court. The Family Law judge will be looking primarily for language that shows that the parents are concerned for their child, over and above their own difficulties. Any amendments requested by the parties are looked at with strict scrutiny, and it is up to the requesting party to prove that the changes are essential to the well-being of their child and reasonable under the present circumstances. A Queens Joint Custody Lawyer from our office is available to lend their expertise in these matters and protect the happiness and well-being of your child.

Meeting with a Queens Joint Custody Lawyer will be a valuable experience, as you will be able to discuss some of the initial questions that need to be asked:

  • Is the Joint Custody agreement being used by my spouse just to upset me?
  • Are we as parents, ready to put our differences aside to appropriately raise our child?
  • Is my spouse trying to reduce child support?
  • Are both of us committed to the health and happiness of our child (children)?

It is these types of questions that need to be thoroughly considered as you begin to draft your agreement. You will also want to include questions like what will we do if my spouse and I come to a disagreement? Which household will the child consider their Physical Residence? How will attend to the daily chores and responsibilities in raising the child? Our Queens Family Lawyers are standing by ready to discuss your concerns and negotiate a successful agreement for all the parties.

We at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC have knowledge Family Law matters of all types. If you are father, and concerned that your rights are being infringed upon, we can represent you in a Fathers rights case. If you are grandparent and are worried about preserving your relationship with your grandchild, call us at 800.696.9529 to learn how we can help. Every initial consultation is free. We are here to help you with all Divorce, Child Custody and support problems in all major counties including Manhattan, Queens, Westchester and Nassau County.

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