Establishing a Formal Court Order on Child Custody or Visitation

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How Do I Get a Formal Court Order Granting Me Custody or Visitation Rights?

If you are seeking custody or visitation rights, you need to obtain a formal court order.  The method of obtaining such a court order will depend on your relationship to the child and his or her other parent(s).  

Do I Need a Lawyer to Help Me Obtain a Court Order For Custody or Visitation Rights?

A family law attorney will be familiar with how to obtain court orders for custody and visitation rights in your state.  Your attorney will be able to advise you on what actions to take and will be experienced on filing the necessary forms.  Additionally, your attorney will be able to protect your relationship with your child.

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Last Modified: 07-17-2014 10:08 AM PDT

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