When parents divorce, the children are usually stuck in the middle. The children might think that they are the cause for the divorce. In an instant, the child's life is overturned. They were used to having both parents active in their lives and suddenly, one parent isn't there. Fortunately, it is often still possible for both parents to remain active parts of the child's life.
We know that a legal battle over your child isn't what you expected to have to do. In some cases, such as when you and your ex can work together for the good of your child, you won't have to go through a long custody battle. When you can work together, we can often get the child custody order handled quicker.
When you and your ex work together, you can choose to put your child first. This means that you want what is best for your child. Most of the time, that would mean you and your ex both working hard to ensure that your child still has two parents who are active in his or her life.
It is understandable that you might be a bit resistant to having to work with your ex. Often, that is what is best. You working with your ex demonstrates teamwork to your child. Additionally, it allows the two adults who know the child the best to come up with a plan that will allow the child to thrive.
No matter where you are in the child custody process, we can help you to find out what options you have and how each will impact your child. From there, we can get your case prepared and moving forward.