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White Plains Child Custody Lawyer

Fighting for Your Child's Best Interests in White Plains, NY

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Few issues can be more emotionally charged than what is in the best interest of your child and, during a divorce, child custody is often the subject of heated debate.

While everyone may want what is best for their child, feelings of frustration and anger can make cooperation between couples difficult. When a dispute exists, it is critical to secure knowledgeable attorneys who know how to protect your interests.

At Friedman & Friedman PLLC, Attorneys at Law, we have a powerful understanding of the custody process and can help your family to prepare for the difficulties ahead.

If you have questions about a family law dispute, we invite you to contact our White Plains child custody lawyers and discuss your case.

Looking for legal counsel? Our lead attorney’s accolades include:

  • "10 Best" in client satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • New York's Legal Leaders Top Rated Lawyers for 2015 & 2016
  • New York Metro Super Lawyer (only 5% of attorneys within New York State)
  • National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers (Matrimonial & Family Law)

Request a Confidential Case Review with Our Trusted White Plains Custody Lawyers. Call Now at (914) 873-4410!

How Will a NY Court Determine Custody

When spouses cannot reach an agreement outside of the courtroom, the decision of custody can be put in front of a judge. In White Plains, and throughout New York, child custody is decided based on the standard of what is in the best interest of the child.

While spouses may have some influence, generally, situations which see that a child is best cared for may trump the preferences of either parent. Every family will have a different story and as such, how a judge will determine custody can vary for each case.

Key Factors Considered in Child Custody Decisions:

  • The ability of each spouse to provide for the child
  • The emotional attachment between a parent and child
  • The living arrangements and location of each spouse
  • If a child has special needs or health concerns
  • The physical and mental health of each parent
  • Evidence of child abuse or neglect

Need Help with Custody Disputes? Call Our White Plains Team (914) 873-4410

Whether you anticipate that a child custody battle is on the horizon, or you are looking to revisit an existing agreement, you do not have to navigate the legal process alone. At Friedman & Friedman PLLC, Attorneys at Law, we believe that the best results are a product of client-focused service.

Our White Plains child custody lawyers will take the time to understand your situation in order to create a legal strategy in line with your goals. No matter how complex you believe your family law dispute to be, our firm can provide effective, compassionate guidance when you need it most.

Get in Touch with Our Firm for Dedicated Support in Your NY Custody Case.

Our Client Testimonials

  • “They always made me feel like I was in good hands.”

    Brian

  • “They became my confidants during the most challenging time in my life. I recommend Sari and Andrea to anyone who is looking for positive direction during their divorce process.”

    Former Client

  • “If you have a lot at stake in a divorce, Sari is the advocate you want on your side.”

    Divorce Client

  • “I feel we now have a plan in place that ensures fairness and reasonability. My future life with my daughter is finally looking bright thanks to the efforts of Sari Friedman.”

    Former Client

  • “You will feel comfortable and at ease when speaking with her, and her demeanor has a very positive effect when dealing with "pre-hearing jitters".”

    Arianna

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