Interstate Child Custody Disputes

Skilled Child Custody Lawyers in California

Child custody is very often the most highly emotionally charged aspect of a divorce or separation. It is also an area of family law with the greatest long-term consequences. Maintaining or weakening parent-child relationships will have a lifelong impact on the nature of one’s family ties over a lifetime.

As you are navigating challenges associated with child custody and visitation arrangements after a separation from your spouse or partner, you are wise to seek counsel from an experienced family law attorney. At Kaspar & Lugay, LLP, our California divorce lawyers will always keep your best interests in mind.

To schedule an initial consultation, call us at 415-843-6195 or contact us online as soon as possible.

Kaspar & Lugay, LLP: Offering Clear Direction & Guidance

If there is an interstate aspect to your child custody dispute, the stakes may be even higher than when both parents are in California. While our firm cannot promise to remove the painful dilemmas associated with an interstate or international child custody dispute, we can offer clear direction. We can provide you with effective advocacy focused on those principles most important to you: protecting your children’s well-being and your relationship with them.

We can discuss the best course of action in situations such as:

  • You have primary custody and your ex-spouse / partner has visitation rights – You have a compelling reason for moving out of state, such as to further your education. You believe it is in your children’s long-term best interests, and you wish to negotiate less-frequent visitation with the other parent to allow your child to move with you.
  • The other parent has primary custody and you see your child on a scheduled basis – The other parent wants to move out of state. You do not want to lose the time you spend with your child. You want to petition for primary custody, with periodic visits.
  • You or your former spouse or partner recently moved to California – You have an urgent need to revise custody orders that were issued in another state.
  • You wish to prevent or intercept a potential parental kidnapping scenario that is unfolding or may soon occur, involving one parent in California – You need an attorney to establish emergency jurisdiction and address child custody enforcement or negotiate a child custody modification as soon as possible.

Consult with Our California Divorce Lawyers

If you are in the middle of an interstate child custody dispute, our firm can help you work toward the most effective and timely resolution available. With Deep Financial and Litigation experience, we have the necessary skills and experience to be able to craft resolutions that will work for you and your family. We will remain at your side until your case is finalized.

Contact us to learn more about how we can help with your interstate child custody dispute.

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Whether you’re reaching your breaking point or needing to modify a pre-existing judgment or agreement, your team at Kaspar & Lugay is ready to help you explore your options and develop a winning strategy.


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