Top Laguna Beach Child Custody Lawyers Near You

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Law Offices of Cecil & Cianci PC

Child Custody Lawyer | Serving Laguna Beach, CA

949-873-0280

Your Future Is Important. We Will Work Closely With You To Secure It.

Now that divorce has become part of your life, the Law Office of Cecil & Cianci, PC, would expect that you approach the task of finding a divorce attorney to be no less of an undertaking. We appreciate that you want to be informed and that you want to make a wise decision about your future. As you go through divorce, the life you built with your spouse will unravel …

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Law Offices of Indu Srivastav, APLC

Child Custody Lawyer | Serving Laguna Beach, CA

Free Consultation

714-587-3194

Your Custody & Visitation Needs are Important. Click Here or Call Today for Help.

Family law can be complex, and family matters can present real emotional challenges. It is important to find a lawyer who knows how to navigate these issues and who will have your best interests in mind. If you are seeking legal help in order to resolve a serious relationship difficulty or family challenge, your choice of attorney can make a big difference. Family law can …

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Law Offices of David P. Schwarz

Child Custody Lawyer | Serving Laguna Beach, CA

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

949-478-0610

Dedicated and Fair-Priced Representation. Over 18 Years of Experience. Call for a Free 15-Minute Consultation Today!

A divorce, child custody case or other family law case does not always have to be a combative experience. Even when the issues are complex, your future is at stake and emotions are running high, Orange County, California family law attorney David Schwarz protects your legal rights while avoiding unnecessary conflict and heartache. Attorney Schwarz's years of experience …

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Law Office of Patrick A. McCall

Child Custody Lawyer | Serving Laguna Beach, CA

Free Consultation

714-643-2888

Certified Family Law Specialist, Call Today!

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Are You Trying to Get Custody of a Child?

Achieving custody of a child can be a highly emotional battle between parents. Add to that a number of legal issues courts weigh to award custody and child custody cases can become daunting. This area of law significantly impacts the child's present well being and future.

Legal Issues in Child Custody

In determining who gets custody, courts consider what is in the "best interest" of the child, which is a broad term that does not have a fixed standard and can take into account a number of considerations. Child custody law is complex, so to get the best result obtaining the services of a qualified Laguna Beach attorney who practices child custody law is imperative.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney's expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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