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Experienced Child Custody Attorneys in Chester County, PA
Our child custody lawyers at Perna & Abracht, LLC handle all types of custody matters, including custody disputes and petitions for modification of existing arrangements. We take the welfare of children very seriously, and our goal is to minimize the impact that complicated custody issues can have on families.
Affordable Child Custody Lawyers
Child custody is a deeply personal and emotional issue that can wreak havoc in families and negatively affect children. Good child custody lawyers understand how difficult going through a divorce and fighting for custody of your children can be. Our experienced and compassionate attorneys are committed to making your child’s well-being a top priority. At Perna & Abracht, LLC, our child custody lawyers offer a free consultation for matters located in Chester and Delaware Counties in Pennsylvania, so we can assess your situation, discuss your options, and help you determine the most effective solutions for you and your family so you can focus on the needs of your children.
Note: The Child Custody free consultation is limited to Delaware and Chester Counties in PA only.
Our Child Custody Attorneys Fight for Your Rights
We strongly believe that custody arrangements are not one-size-fits-all. Each family is different, and our top child custody lawyers are committed to crafting and negotiating custody arrangements that work best for you and your children. Parents dealing with divorce, custody battles and child support issues try to minimize the amount of turmoil their children must endure, but sometimes conflict is unavoidable. Although resolution through artful negotiation or mediation can reduce negative effects and financial costs, we realize that this is not always possible. If a custody arrangement cannot be reached or is not in the child’s best interest, we will not hesitate to take your case to family court.
Some questions we frequently encounter include:
Are There Different Types of Child Custody?
In most circumstances, parents have equal rights to custody of their children. Multiple factors may influence a court’s final decision, including the mental and physical health of each parent, the personal relationships between child and parent, work schedules, location of the child’s school, issues of addiction, abuse, domestic violence and/or other issues.
Legal custody gives a parent the right to make all important decisions on behalf of the child, including medical care and treatment, education, religion and discipline.
Physical custody gives a parent the right to have the child live with them. It is important to keep in mind that a parent who has physical custody does not always have the right to make the decisions listed above if legal custody is shared with the other parent.
Joint custody gives both parents legal and/or physical custody of their child.
How Can Our Attorneys Help?
Our attorneys handle all aspects of child custody matters. We advise you of your parental rights and responsibilities, and answer any questions you may have so you have a solid understanding of the law. Based on your individual situation and your children’s needs, we can assist you with:
- Child custody
- Child support
- Crafting a parenting plan to present to the Court
- Modifications to, and enforcement of, child custody orders and co-parenting agreements
- Paternity issues
- Child custody involving unmarried parents
- Non-parental child custody
- Grandparents’ rights
- Child relocation (moving away from one parent)
- Assisted Reproduction custody issues
- LGBTQ custody issues
If you have a specific legal question that you would like answered without any obligation to retain our firm, please schedule a complimentary 30-minute consultation with one of our attorneys below.
Having the best child custody lawyer on your side ensures that your rights and your children’s interests are protected. Contact us here or call us at 610-444-0933 to schedule a consultation with our Chester County family law attorneys at Perna & Abracht, LLC.
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Serving Southeastern Pennsylvania and Northern Delaware
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