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Facing a Custody Battle in Modesto? Call (209) 529-7406

There is a lot that can go into child custody battles and a lot of factors that you need to consider when separating from your spouse. Any time two parents separate, they need to take into consideration all needs of the child and what is best for their children's sake. If you are seeking child custody, then it is important that you work with an attorney to present your case to the court.

Why Choose Our Child Custody Attorney?

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When you need caring, knowledgeable representation you can depend on, turn to Scott Mitchell Law Incorporated. A child custody lawyer from our firm will have the insights, passion, and experience to help you pursue a quick and fair outcome so you can move forward to a stronger future.

At our firm, we have years of experience in assisting our clients with achieving the outcome that they desire for their family law issue. Do not hesitate to contact our team today.

Types of Child Custody

There are a few different kinds of custody recognized in California, including joint custody, physical custody, and legal custody. Under each category of custody, there are certain aspects that will be taken into consideration when determining who will receive custody of the children.

Joint Custody
In joint custody, both parents share the responsibility of both physically raising and legally supporting the child. This is a situation that is ideal for parents who are on good terms with each other and can provide good and stable separate homes for the child. Generally, holidays, vacations, and weekends are split between the separated parents.

Physical Custody
Sole physical custody means that the child will live with one parent while also having visitation with the other parent. Visitation is generally granted to the non-custodial parent at regular intervals and may sometimes require the supervision of social services workers. Usually, one parent will have sole responsibility of the child's health and education decisions.

Team Up with a Trusted Family Law Attorney

It is so important that you work with an attorney to help you receive the legal outcome that your children deserve. Our firm has substantial experience in providing excellent representation for our clients during their child custody and child support cases. Your children are important to you, and it is equally important that they receive the love and support of being raised in a caring household. If you feel that you are the parent to provide them with this, then do not hesitate to contact a Modesto family law attorney from Scott Mitchell Law Incorporated.

Call (209) 529-7406 or request your free consultation online today. We are ready to fight for your parental rights and your children's best interests!

Fees and Payments

Here at Scott Mitchell Law Incorporated, when it comes to fees and payments, we strive to be flexible with clients who are seeking legal representation. We offer payment arrangements, flat fee contracts, and traditional retainer agreements. We understand legal representation is necessary for all, and yet difficult for most to pay the fees all at once. Although we cannot guarantee that everyone will be able to hire us, we do promise to do what we can to make it possible for you to hire one of our attorneys to represent you.