Pennsylvania Child Custody Lawyers
In Pottstown and the surrounding Tri-County areas of Chester, Montgomery, and Berks County Pennsylvania, the courts that handle child custody disputes have one goal: to do what is in the best interest of the child. Of course, the courts don't know you and they don't know your child. That is why having an experienced lawyer on your side is very important.
At the Law Office of Stephen Ross, we know how to communicate with judges. We know how to convince them of what the best interest of the child truly is. From our law office in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, we represent mothers and fathers in cases involving children throughout the Tri-County area of southeastern Pennsylvania. Contact us to learn how we can help you.
Different Types of Child Custody Arrangements
The first question we will ask you is about the type of child custody and visitation arrangements you would like to have. You have a variety of options.
First of all, there are two types of child custody: legal custody and physical custody. Legal pertains to decisions, while physical pertains to where the child lives. Those types of custody can either be joint, which means split between the two parents, or sole, also known as primary custody.
The courts are likely to provide an outcome that is similar to the current situation. For example, if you are currently the primary caregiver and decision-maker for the child, you will probably retain that status. If the current situation is not what you want, then we will offer you guidance on how to make changes to encourage the outcome you require.
Dealing With the Games the Opposition May Play
Child custody disputes often become very heated battles. The opposing spouse may have motives that are not in the child's best interest. For example, the opposition may want to keep custody to get child support payments or simply to hurt you.
We know how to deal with the games that the opposition may play during these disputes. We know how to see that you and your child get the right outcome, regardless.
Contact Our Montgomery County Custody and Visitation Attorneys
Our attorneys are ready to help you protect your relationship with your child. Contact us to discuss your case with our Pottstown child custody attorneys. We serve families in Montgomery County, Chester County, Berks County, Philadelphia County, Lancaster County and surrounding counties in Pennsylvania.