Sugar Land Child Custody Attorney
Resolving Texas Custody & Visitation Matters
Divorce can be difficult for everyone involved — especially children. Child custody and visitation are the most contested issues in divorce cases. If you are facing a custody dispute, it is advisable to consult an experienced Sugar Land child custody attorney who can put together an intelligent legal plan and work toward securing a positive outcome on your behalf.
Attorney Lilian Audu at the Audu Law Firm is passionate about representing clients dealing with divorce and child custody cases throughout Texas. She goes to great lengths to provide aggressive yet compassionate legal advocacy. You do not have to go through the painful process of divorce or child custody rulings alone. Attorney Lilian Audu can help you navigate your complex legal situation with compassion and care.
Contact the Audu Law Firm at (832) 789-8442 to schedule a free consultation.
Types of Child Custody in Texas
In child custody cases, judges are responsible for deciding who will receive parental custody of the children. These custody decisions are made on a case-by-case basis, often based on the information or evidence that is provided to the judge by both sides.
Typically, child custody cases result in one of four different decisions:
- Full physical custody
- Full legal custody
- Shared physical custody
- Shared legal custody
No matter the complexity of the situation, judges always put the children's best interests first in their legal decisions. They will carefully examine the evidence to determine which parent will provide the best and most healthy environment for the children. As such, it is imperative to retain legal counsel during this time to ensure that you are treated fairly and that your parental rights are upheld.
Mothers and fathers have equal rights to their children. Though many courts used to display a bias toward mothers – often favoring them over fathers in custody decisions – today, things are much different. Courts respect mothers’ and fathers’ rights equally.
If you believe that your parental rights have been violated either by your child’s other parent or by a court decision, the Audu Law Firm can help.
In many cases, grandparents wish to have access to their children. Unfortunately, grandparents generally need to file suit to request custody or visitation – parents’ rights ultimately trump grandparents’ rights in Texas. If you are a grandparent seeking visitation time or full custody of your grandchild, Sugar Land child custody attorney Lilian Audu can help.
Paternity is the action of establishing fatherhood. If paternity is not established voluntarily when the child is born, any party – a mother, a father, or even a court – can begin a paternity action to determine the father of a child.
By establishing paternity:
- Fathers can exercise their parental rights and gain access to their child
- Mothers can receive child support from the father of their child
- Children can have a relationship with both parents
- Children can have a better understanding of their family health history
Choose the Audu Law Firm for Client-Focused Legal Representation
Attorney Audu takes pride in approaching cases with sympathy and concern. She values constant communication and will work with you each step of the way when you come to her firm. She has the knowledge needed to navigate the most difficult child custody cases and genuinely wants to help you get the results you are seeking. Attorney Audu is the advocate you want in your corner.
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