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Service-Oriented Oklahoma Child Custody Attorney Works for Your Children’s Well-being

Consult with an experienced family lawyer serving Oklahoma City, Norman and surrounding areas

You want what’s best for your children, but when you and your spouse decide to get a divorce, it naturally raises questions about how to preserve your children’s well-being. With the help of an experienced divorce attorney at Amanda R. Everett, P.C., however, you can get through the divorce process as seamlessly as possible while finding custody arrangements that work well for you and your children. Talented and aggressive, Ms. Everett works hard to provide highly professional legal representation. Due to her streamlined processes, she is able to deliver sound guidance to you at a fraction of the fees charged by other firms.

If you’re looking for a family law attorney you can trust to reach a child custody arrangement that works, call on Amanda R. Everett, P.C.

Child custody is a major factor in a divorce

In most cases, it’s best to come to an agreement with your ex-spouse on child custody and visitation arrangements without going to court, but in some cases that is not possible. If you do end up in court, the judge looks for an arrangement that is in line with the children’s best interest by considering the fitness of the parents, the child’s current education and social situation, and, depending on age, the children’s preferences.

There are a number of different types of child custody arrangements, including:

  • Joint custody. The most common form of custody agreement, joint custody allows both parents to make important decisions about their children’s future, including their education, religious activities and healthcare.
  • Physical custody. When you have physical custody, it means that your children live in your home. In many cases, you can have joint physical custody, an arrangement whereby your kids live with your ex-spouse half time.
  • Sole custody. In this form of custody, you are the only parent with whom your children live. Your ex-spouse may retain visitation rights, however.

Amanda Everett’s goal is to demonstrate to the court why you should retain custody of your children and receive child support from your ex-spouse when necessary. Whatever your objectives, she is with you throughout the divorce process. To learn more, visit the child custody FAQ page.

Contact a divorce lawyer in Oklahoma City today

Fight for your rights as a parent by working with Amanda R. Everett, P.C. For a free initial consultation, call her today at 405-698-3307 or contact the firm online. The firm proudly serves families in Oklahoma, Canadian, Cleveland, McClain, and Pottawatomie counties; in Norman, Oklahoma City, and Moore; and statewide.