Creative Family Solutions, Cecil Cianci Law, PC
Speak with one of our attorneys today: 916-756-4012 VISA | MasterCard | American Express | Discover

Depending on the parties involved and the issues at hand, divorce can either be highly contentious or amicably resolved with little need for court intrusion. However, simply because a couple gets along does not mean that they can relax during the divorce process. Those who do may find themselves at the losing end of what is essentially a bargain.

For example, child custody and visitation issues can be negotiated and finalized in a parenting agreement. By agreeing to the terms in one of these documents, parents can avoid litigating the matter in court and thereby leave important decisions to a judge who knows very little about the family. The terms of these agreements can vary widely depending on the circumstances at hand, but most address similar issues. These matters can include a determination on physical custody, legal custody, when visitation with a noncustodial parent will occur, with whom the child will spend certain holidays, the extent of contact with extended family members on both sides, and how the agreement can be modified.

Those who are lax during the negotiation of this agreement may find themselves with an agreement that seeks to limit their time with their child. Even though a court typically has to approve such an agreement, it may approved even though it severely limits one's rights. Therefore, these individuals need to ensure that they are getting a fair deal in these agreements by holding firm to what they believe is in the best interests of the child.

Legal representation in these matters can be of the utmost importance. Not only can an experienced family law attorney ensure that parenting agreements are negotiated in fairness, but he or she can also assist with attempts to modify these agreements as well as seeking enforcement of them. Thus, those who want to learn more about how to address custody and visitation issues that arise in the context of a parenting agreement should consider seeking legal assistance.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
  1. AV Peer Review Rated
  2. Listed In Best Lawyers | The World's Premier Guide
  3. BBB
  4. Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb
  5. Avvo Rating Guidance The Right Lawyer

Arrange A Consultation About Your Needs

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Roseville Office
1504 Eureka Road
Suite 320
Roseville, CA 95661

Phone: 916-756-4012
Phone: 916-797-1575
Fax: 916-797-1399
Map & Directions

Aliso Viejo Office
16A Journey
Suite 201
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Phone: 916-756-4012
Phone: 949-315-7959
Map & Directions