Compassionate Child Custody Guidance
Often, divorcing parents struggle to make decisions regarding child custody and visitation rights. Due to their highly emotional nature, custody disputes can turn into full-on battles, with each parent vying for leverage. The attorneys at Adolph Legal approach divorce and custody matters in Northeast Wisconsin as a thoughtful restructuring of families to encourage ongoing relationships. Accordingly, we practice law with a focus on the best interests of the child.
Focusing On The Future
In nearly every circumstance, children benefit from ongoing involvement from both parents. By focusing on your child’s future and building a successful co-parenting relationship, you are better equipped to help your child adjust to a new sense of normal.
When possible, we encourage nonadversarial resolutions to family law issues. However, we are ready to litigate on your behalf if necessary. Our lawyers can assist you both in and out of the courtroom with child custody matters involving:
- Legal custody and your right to make decisions regarding your child’s health, education and religious upbringing
- Determining physical placement to decide which parent the child will live with
- Attaining visitation rights for noncustodial parents
- The creation of a parenting plan to outline a physical custody schedule, the specific needs of the child and each parent’s roles and responsibilities
For legal and physical custody, the courts can grant either sole custody to one parent or joint custody to both parents. Wisconsin bases child support orders on the physical custody schedule and each parent’s income. A judge may also take the child’s wishes into consideration when making custody determinations, but the final decision will be based on the best interests of the child.