What About the Children?
Best Interests of the Child
No matter what order you are pursuing, the thing that matters most is the best interest of the child. This does not mean parents do not have rights. Having access to both parents is typically in the best interest of the child; however, for many reasons parents do not get access to their children. Blocking a parent from having access to their child can be harmful to both the parent, and more importantly, the child. Moreover, the child can grow to resent the parent preventing their relationship with the other parent. On the other hand, sometimes parents just shouldn't have access to their children. In any event, we are here to advocate for your custody and visitation rights.