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Helping Families Create Effective Custody Arrangements

If you’re facing a difficult divorce, one of the main worries on your mind may be the welfare of your children after the divorce takes place. Because child custody and support play such a central role in most divorce cases, it’s crucial that you seek out the assistance of a qualified attorney, to help you create the most beneficial child custody arrangements.

At The Shrable Law Firm, P.C, our experienced Albany child custody lawyer is ready to serve you and your family. With a comprehensive knowledge of the divorce process and a deep commitment to his client’s needs, Attorney Beau Shrable can protect your interests as a parent – and ensure that your child has the best possible outcome.

For more information on our legal services, give us a call at (229) 379-3618 today. We offer free case evaluations.

Understanding Georgia Visitation and Custody Laws

The state of Georgia recognizes two main forms of child custody: Physical custody, and legal custody. Physical custody determines where a child will live and how often they will see each parent, whereas legal custody allows the parent or guardian to make significant decisions for their child’s welfare. Typically, both parents will share legal and physical custody, unless there is some salient reason for the judge to make one parent the sole custodian (such as in cases of child abuse.)

Even though it’s considered preferable to award joint physical custody, however, these arrangements can quickly become complicated. For one thing, there may be disagreements about who will be the primary “custodial parent.” Additionally, children over the age of 14 can choose where they want to live. Of course, the judge will always consider the child’s best interests first in determining physical custody solutions – even if that means overriding the child’s preference.

Here are some of the things that your Gerogia parenting plan will need to consider:

  • Where your child will primarily reside throughout the year
  • How you and your ex-spouse will handle important decisions in healthcare, religion, education, and extracurriculars
  • When the child will visit the non-custodial spouse, particularly for holidays breaks, vacations, and other significant events
  • How you will transport your child for mandated visitation
  • What access limitations the non-custodial parent will have, if any
  • How you will handle any emergency situations and parental disagreements

Committed to Your Family’s Needs

No matter what your specific needs, our Albany child custody attorney is ready to stand by your side throughout the divorce process. With a range of experience involving many areas of the law, Attorney Beau T. Shrable can provide you with the skilled, honest, and thorough service that you deserve during this difficult time.

Contact The Shrable Law Firm, P.C. at (229) 379-3618 today for more information!

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