Virtually endless personal issues and circumstances arise in child custody matters. This is natural, seeing that the family unit is in essence being torn apart. Therefore, child custody matters tend to be an emotional and contested aspect in divorce proceedings, especially when both parents are close to their children or when one parent has had virtual control over the children since birth.
In custody cases, the court seeks to determine that which is in the best interests of the child. The family law attorneys at Yelman & Associates have the extensive experience, legal knowledge and courtroom skills that are absolutely required to best represent you in your child custody case. Most of all, we understand that custody issues concern your most precious and beloved children – the most important and meaningful relationships of your life. We will do everything in our power to attain a custody arrangement that you and your children are happy with, an arrangement that satisfies everyone’s desires.
It serves the family best when the parents create their own custody arrangements. If the parents cannot agree upon a plan, the court will make its own custody agreement determination. The court has sole discretion in matters of custody. As such, both parents are generally treated equally and custody determinations are made based upon the individual circumstances and fitness of each parent. There are four custody aspects that will ultimately be decided:
Your Yelman attorney will sit down with you and help you determine these very important matters. We always make a concerted effort to avoid litigation.
For a complimentary phone consultation to discuss your particular case, call (619) 282-1107. You will have the opportunity to speak to a Yelman & Associates family law attorney about your case and to grasp a better understanding of how to proceed in your case. The attorneys at Yelman & Associates are knowledgeable, compassionate and aggressive family lawyers who care about their clients and their clients families. You will be treated as an individual, with care and respect. We look forward to speaking with you. We are here to serve.
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San Diego, CA
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San Diego, CA
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My wife and I would like to say thank you for the outstanding work you did for us. Words cannot give our appreciation justice . . . Your service and knowledge was second to none . . . We will proudly recommend you and your firm to anyone we know who may be in need of legal assistance.
San Diego, CA
Charles Kim Jr.
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3333 Camino Del Rio South
San Diego, Ca 92108