Ohio parents who divorce typically remain united in their desire to do what is best for their children. However, child custody issues often create challenges for parents who must negotiate and compromise in order to develop an appropriate plan for their children’s continued care and upbringing. When communication barriers exist, a parent may need guidance to determine how best to exercise his or her rights when seeking resolutions to custody-related problems.
There are several types of custody. Physical custody refers to where a child will actually reside on a full- or part-time basis. Legal custody, however, pertains to which parent has the final voice of authority in important life decisions concerning a child’s health, education, faith or other matters. If a non-custodial parent has legal custody of a child, the custodial parent must seek that parent’s approval before making any major life decisions that affect the child.
At Treneff Cozza Law, LLC, we have successfully assisted many parents as they sought to exercise their parental rights in court regarding child custody, visitation and other serious issues. Many parents are able to reach amicable agreements through skilled negotiation and willful compromise outside a courtroom. Others find that former spouses’ refusals to cooperate or other communication breakdowns make it difficult to achieve fair and agreeable solutions.
In either type of situation, our experienced team of family law attorneys can provide sound counsel and effective representation to help parents accomplish their immediate and long-term goals to protect the best interests of their children and provide for their families’ futures. Anyone with questions or concerns about child custody or other related issues in Ohio may contact our office to request a consultation. We are prepared to offer you the same dedicated service we have provided to so many others over the past 30 years.