Can an Addiction Affect Child Custody?

Parents can lose custody if they have substance abuse issues. In addition, these issues can impact the parent’s ability to provide adequate food, shelter, and safety. Sadly, about 1 in 8 children live with at least one parent who suffers from addiction. Here is how this can affect child custody: Why Does it Affect Custody? When […]

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What Is “The Best Interest of the Child” Standard, and How Does it Affect My Custody Case?

Child-related matters are serious, as decisions made in and out of court can considerably affect a child’s life and future. For this reason, judges must carefully consider what is best for a child before making any determinations. To do so, judges utilize the best interests of the child standard.  Factors Affecting Custody Matters Under the […]

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Hard Truths About Divorce

One of the things we take pride in as a law firm is our commitment to telling our clients what they need to hear – whether they want to hear it or not. There is a cloud of misinformation surrounding family law issues like divorce, child custody and child support. This may be due to […]

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