Child Custody Modifications
As children of divorce grow and parents move on with their new lives, conflicts often arise over child custody and visitation. The solution may be a mutual rewriting of the parenting plan, or it may be necessary to hire a child custody lawyer to fight for your parental rights.
The Law Offices of Teresa Beyers provides knowledgeable legal counsel and aggressive representation for custody modifications and enforcement of visitation rights. Our family and child custody law firm represents parents in the San Fernando Valley and throughout Greater L.A. in the Los Angeles County family courts. We try to intervene early to defuse tense situations and negotiate solutions, but our experienced lawyer is prepared for courtroom proceedings.
MODIFYING CUSTODY, VISITATION AND PARENTING PLANS
Few issues are as intense as custody disputes, especially if parents fear for their child’s safety or are cut off from access. Teresa Beyers is an experienced child custody attorney who practices exclusively in California family law. She handles all types of post-divorce custody matters, including:
- Sole custody – Based on the other parent’s drug or alcohol addiction, child abuse or neglect, mental health problems
- Change of custody – Typically an older child who wants to live with the other parent
- Increased visitation – Change of circumstances or step-up visitation in paternity cases
- Parent relocation – Moving out of Los Angeles County or out of state with the children
- Interference with parental rights
- Refusing visitation or routinely failing to have the child available or return the child on time
The judge will consider the wishes of an older child and will listen to both sides of the story. We will advocate for you and your child’s interests by presenting evidence to the court and preparing you for the hearing. Are your child’s grades slipping? Does the other parent’s new spouse or partner mistreat your son or daughter? Is the other parent undermining your relationship with your child? You need a strong advocate and child custody lawyer in Los Angeles, California, to make sure your side is heard.
CONTACT THE LAW OFFICES OF TERESA BEYERS
Custody disputes are not always resolved by adversarial courtroom proceedings. We often encourage clients to consider counseling or mediation to address the underlying issues or find middle ground. In many cases, these services are available on a sliding scale fee. When there is no compromise and you need to assert your rights, however, Los Angeles child custody modifications attorney Teresa Beyers will fight for you.