Child Custody Attorney
Belleville, IL child custody attorneys focused on your legal needs
One of the most complicated and contentious issues during divorce proceedings often involves child custody-related matters. That's why it's important to have a divorce lawyer on your side who understands parental responsibility, parenting time and child related issues.
Our experienced attorneys at Courtney ∙ Clark Law, P.C. in Belleville have years of experience handling such complex cases throughout southern Illinois. That's why so many families turn to us to help them when they need us the most.
We know what to expect and how to effectively respond to a wide range of legal issues that often come up during child custody-related cases. We also realize the urgency of many cases involving child custody. That's why we want to meet with you as soon as possible.
Common legal issues involving child custody
Deciding how much time children will spend with each parent after they divorce can be very challenging, even when the couple agrees on most matters. That's why it's important work with an attorney to develop a parenting plan to suits your needs, as well as the needs of your child.
Common issues involving child custody that often come up during or after divorce proceedings include:
- Working out a fair and equitable parenting time schedule.
- Creating a schedule that realistically fits your needs.
- Coordinating parenting time schedules with your ex-spouse.
- What to do if you or your spouse moves out of state.
- Reacting to concerns about your child's safety.
(If you believe your child is in danger, call 9-1-1 immediately.)
- Violation of existing parenting plan.
(For instance, your ex-spouse is preventing you from seeing your child.)
- Amend an existing parenting plan due to changes in circumstances.
(You or your ex-spouse is moving, has a new work schedule, is remarrying, etc.)
Whatever issues you're dealing with involving the custody of your child, we're here for you when you need us most.
How our law firm can help you
Experience matters when it comes to choosing a lawyer to handle your child custody case. You need a lawyer who knows the law in Illinois and understands how the legal system works in your area.
Our law firm has been working with people in Belleville and other surrounding communities for decades. We know Illinois' child custody laws. We know how to effectively negotiate with other attorneys. We're prepared to take your case to trial if necessary.