Child Custody Law

Nothing is more important to parents than their children. If you are involved in a divorce or other family law matter that impacts your custody rights, it is critical that you retain a knowledgeable family law attorney who can provide sound advice and effective counsel.
For the skilled and knowledgeable representation you require, contact The Alan W. Broome Law Firm.  We represent clients in a wide range of family law matters that impact the custody rights of parents:
  • Divorce
  • Child custody modifications
  • Development of parenting plans
  • Parental relocation disputes
We are committed to providing each client with quality legal representation and superior service. To schedule a consultation with an experienced family law attorney at The Alan W. Broome Law Firm, contact our law office in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Legal Custody, Physical Custody And Visitation
Parents may reach agreements concerning child custody and visitation. When parents are unable to reach an agreement, it becomes a matter for the court.
The court may order that one parent have sole legal custody of a child, meaning that one parent has the authority to make decisions concerning the health, safety and welfare of a child. The court may also order that parents have joint legal custody, meaning that both parents share in making such decisions.
A court also has authority to determine which parent will have physical custody of a child. Physical custody concerns where a child resides. The court may award one of the parent’s sole physical custody, or the court may award each of the parent’s joint physical custody. Even in cases in which one parent is awarded sole physical custody, the court will typically award the non-custodial parent visitation time to maintain a strong and active relationship with the minor child or children.
Protecting Your Rights And Your Family
We are sensitive to the impact of custody disputes on children. We know from experience that many custody disputes can be resolved by negotiation and mediation. We also understand that even the most well-intentioned parents can have honest disputes about what is best for their children. When custody disputes are not resolved by negotiation and mediation, we are fully prepared to provide the strong advocacy our clients require in the courtroom. You can rely on us to protect your rights.
Put My Experience To Work For You
We practice in divorce and family law to provide each client with skilled and knowledgeable representation. We have extensive experience in cases involving custody and visitation disputes.
Throughout your case, you will have a dedicated attorney on your side. We work diligently to provide each of our clients with highly personalized, accessible and responsive representation. As a client of The Alan W. Broome Law Firm, you will have a strong advocate on your side.

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