Child Custody Lawyer in Harrisburg, PA
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As a parent, there’s nothing more important than the safety and well being of your child. If you’re going through a divorce, the issue of child custody can be a challenging and stressful process. Our Harrisburg child custody attorney at Holt Law has an in-depth understanding of Pennsylvania family law, and our dedicated and effective legal services will be geared to achieve the best possible outcome for you and your child.
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Physical vs. Legal Custody
In Pennsylvania, there is a distinction between physical custody and legal custody. Legal custody is the right to make major decisions for your child, whereas physical custody refers to your right to have the child present in your home.
How Custody is Determined
In cases where the parents cannot come to an agreement on custody outside of court, the decision will be made by a judge based on what the court deems to be in the best interests of the child. Factors that may influence the judge’s decision may include:
- The relationship each parent has with the child
- The financial state of each parent
- Any history of domestic violence or abuse
- Stability and safety of the home environment
- Parental involvement in the life of the child
Parents may share joint custody, or one parent can be awarded sole custody while the other parent has the right to visitation, or supervised visitation. If a child custody order must be modified due to changes in circumstances, we can help.
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Nobody understands what’s best for a child better than a loving parent and dealing with a dishonest or abusive spouse can be challenging. At Holt Law, we can help review your case and provide compelling arguments on your behalf with the intention of attaining full or joint custody of your child.
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