Child custody and visitation rights are two of the most contested issues of a divorce. An emotionally charged legal battle can ensue when both parents are fighting for custody of their child.
If the parents cannot come to an amicable arrangement regarding custody, the court will make the decision for them by considering the best interests of the child. The arrangements that the court comes up with are legally binding. The court hopes that both parents will play a significant role in the child’s life.
When the divorce is a bitter battle between the couple, the parent with physical custody often makes it difficult for the other parent to see the child.
If you are in the process of going through a divorce, attempting to modify your visitation agreement, or trying to enforce your court-approved visitation schedule, contact an experienced Orange County Family Law attorney who will help you get on the right track for you and your child.