When parents in New York State make the decision to get divorced, it is often very difficult because they know that the divorce will have significant impacts not only on each other but also on their children. One of the biggest factors that must be addressed in any divorce where children are involved is in regards to the custody arrangement. A lot of time, parents find it difficult or even impossible to come to this conclusion on their own. In these situations, the couple may have to have the judge decide on the matter. Of course, the judge is always going to rule in the best interests of the child. In order to determine what the child’s best interests are, the court will take a number of factors into consideration, some of which include the following:
These matters are often the most emotional parts of any divorce that involves the entire family. If you need an attorney to fight for the future of your family, contact our firm today.
Leslye M. Schlesinger serves Rockland and Westchester County with compassion and integrity. With over 30 years of experience guiding clients through matrimony law, she now focuses on helping clients avoid litigation through alternative dispute resolution, including collaborative divorce and mediation. If you need an effective and committed attorney, contact Leslye M. Schlesinger for a consultation.