Today, fathers can stand on equal footing with mothers in contested custody cases in Massachusetts. However, there are things that dads can do to help and to hurt their chances in a custody case.
Consider the following:
Failing to maintain a relationship with your child can be a fatal mistake. Sure, you may want to avoid a toxic interaction with an ex-spouse or soon-to-be-ex-spouse, but you shouldn’t let anything come between you and your kids. Evidence of a strong paternal bond will not be ignored by the judge when choosing which parent gets custody.
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At the Law Offices of Renee Lazar, we understand the important and unique role that each parent plays in raising their children. We will work towards negotiating a fair custody arrangement that provides for ample time with both parents. We will advocate for the best interests of your children, and when necessary, we will litigate to ensure your rights as a parent are protected.
Should you be in the midst of a divorce or contemplating divorce, contact the Law Offices of Renee Lazar either through email or telephone 978-844-4095 to schedule a FREE one hour no obligation consultation.