Same-sex child custody disputes are difficult for every family. Yet LGBT child custody disputes can involve legal issues that simply don’t surface in straight divorces and dissolutions. The Gay Family Law Center has deep expertise in the nuances of California family law, and will work to create a child custody agreement that revolves around the best interests of your child or children.
Typically, there are two aspects of child custody: legal custody and physical custody. Legal custody involves decisions such as education and medical care, while physical custody defines where the child lives. In many cases, it is in the best interests of the child for parents to share legal custody, while in other cases it makes more sense for one parent to have the decision-making responsibility. Sometimes, it makes more sense for the child to live solely with one parent, while other times it is better if the child lives part-time at each parent’s house. At the Gay Family Law Center, we understand that each child is as unique as a snowflake, and we work diligently to craft a solution that will allow him or her to thrive.
In gay child custody disputes, the issue of parentage may also arise. At the Gay Family Law Center, we have vast experience in asserting parental rights while working with child development and mental health professionals to ensure the well-being of the child.
At the Gay Family Law Center, we attempt to arrive at a resolution to child custody disputes through mediation (the use of a neutral third party) or collaboration (the use of attorneys to advocate their clients’ positions on a level playing field). Most of the time, differences can be resolved in this way. When necessary, however, our legal team is prepared to enter litigation and use every tool available to ensure that a ruling is reached that is in the best interest of your child.
Just like families, family challenges come in all shapes and sizes. Some are universal, while others are specific to the LGBT experience. Some LGBT family law issues are straightforward and easily managed, while others are complicated and arduous. At the Gay Family Law Center, we understand that family law isn’t a one-size-fits-all proposition.
The Gay Family Law Center has an unparalleled depth and breadth of knowledge in same-sex child custody issues. And, because we exclusively serve the LGBT community in Los Angeles and surrounding areas, we understand your concerns and honor your unique experience. Our family attorneys have deep expertise in same-sex family law and an unwavering commitment to achieve the best outcome for you and your family.
If you’re part of the Greater Los Angeles LGBT community and are going through a same-sex child custody dispute, it’s crucial to get legal assistance from the Gay Family Law Center.
Remember, when it comes to LGBT family law, you deserve a firm that understands how the nuances of the law can impact you. You deserve a firm that stands by your side. You deserve the Gay Family Law Center.
Give us a call today at 855-LAW-LGBT (855-529-5428) for a free, no-obligation consultation.