Child custody and visitation issues involve some of the most difficult decisions regarding a divorce. The goal is to create the best possible environment for the child, in fairness to both parents. Brinkley Law Firm is skilled in matters of custody and can help you develop a parenting plan based on well-informed decisions in the best interest of your child and your personal circumstances.
With the help of a skilled and compassionate lawyer, parents may be able to reach a custody agreement outside of court. For contested custody and visitation issues, the court appoints a guardian ad litem to protect the interest of the child. As a child matures, the court may consider the preference of the child. The guidance of a family law attorney familiar with South Carolina child custody laws will be invaluable in helping you make major decisions affecting your child’s future.