Family Law consists of various different legal issues. For instance, if you are looking to file for Divorce you will want to look for a family law attorney. Within a divorce there a various issues that will also be looked at. First child support and custody, the courts primary concern is what is in the best interest of the child. The children need to be taken care of both physically and monetarily. The judge will decide whether the parents will share joint physical or legal custody. Along with custody of the children a visitation plan must be created. This is to ensure that the children are spending time with both of their parents. The children need stability and security during this uncertain time in their lives. With a visitation plan important holidays are assigned and shared between the parents. The parents must try to not speak poorly of the other parent, this is to not make the children feel like they have to take sides between both of their parents.
Following the determination of child support and custody property division is determined. The assets that the parties possessed during marriage must also be divided. The process of property division can be stressful, a legal professional can help you to ease this process. The attorney can make suggestions and help to draft up the final agreement that is reached between you and your partner. Make sure that you are well informed before entering into any kind of agreement.
As a Certified Family Law Specialist practicing in Orange, Los Angeles and Riverside Counties, I can help you better understand the family law process.