Child Custody Lawyer

Meghan Behrens

child custody lawyer santa barbar goleta carpinteriaEvery parent wants the best for their children, and a transformation of the family dynamic doesn’t change that. Parents want to know that their children will be safe, happy, and cared for after a divorce. Ensuring that children continue to receive guidance, care, emotional support, love and a balanced lifestyle is paramount to every divorcing parent and why this field of law is so special to child custody lawyer Meghan Behrens.

When parents are feeling loss and guilt because they are no longer together for the children, it is often difficult to sort out what is truly in the best interest of the children. In many cases, what is fair for the adults isn’t always best for the children.

Balancing the emotional and financial concerns with concerns about post-divorce parenting can be one of the most difficult obstacles to overcome. Making unwise decisions because of overwhelming guilt is commonplace among divorcing parents. That’s why it’s crucial to have an experienced attorney to help guide you and assist in making those difficult decisions.


child custody attorney santa barbara goleta carpinteriaChild Custody Frequently Asked Questions

No doubt you have many questions and concerns. Below are a few of the questions and worries expressed by divorcing parents with child custody lawyer Meghan Behrens:

  • How much time will I be able to spend with my kids?
  • Will I be able to speak with my kids on a daily basis, even when it’s not my custodial time?
  • Can I still attend all my kids sporting events and school functions?
  • Will my children ever recover from the trauma of the divorce?
  • Where will my kids spend the holidays, birthdays, and vacations?
  • What happens if my spouse and I don’t agree on parenting decisions in the future?
  • Do my children have a say in where they live? What about in the future?

Naturally, we will work together to uncover and explore your questions and concerns. Below, are some thoughts about the “time with each parent” question. It is simply an example of what we will cover during our consultations and time together.

 The amount of time children spend with each parent may change over time, based on a variety of real-life things such as school schedules, the child’s extra-curricular interests, and changes with each parent’s job. Even if matters are settled and stay the same for awhile, changes may be required. The more difficult those changes are for the parents to understand and accept, the more difficult things are on the children.

You don’t have to drown in the complexity surrounding divorce and child custody issues. Meghan can help you stay afloat. Call today for your free consultation and take a step toward peace of mind.

Contact child custody lawyer Meghan today for your free, confidential consultation

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