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Child custody refers to how much time a minor will spend with his separated or divorced parents. The parent who is awarded more time with the child is said to have primary custody. The other parent, usually called the non custodial parent, is usually granted visitation.
If you are a parent who is interested in spending as much time as possible with your child, you will want to make sure you put your best foot forward at any hearing where child custody is being decided. A child custody attorney has the experience needed to make sure the court knows that you are the parent who is most fit for primary custody of your child.
Your attorney will:
The goal is to try to convince the court that granting primary custody to you is in the best interests of the child. You need a child custody lawyer to help you through a child custody case in order to receive the best possible outcome.