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Getting Familiar with Child Custody  

With the increasing number of American divorce cases, there comes a complication of the issue of child custody to the extent that could not have been imagined before. A typical divorce case does not entail just the problem of the separation of the two spouses but also the division of assets, assigning child custody, and handling the taxes in a beneficial way for the divorcing parties.

Knowing the complexities of divorce cases and the associated child custody hearings, lawyers find themselves getting closer and closer to the separating couple, becoming personal advisors. Hence, at Thomas Law Group, PC., we provide dependable and sincere legal representation to get you the best possible result in your high-conflict child custody case.

The Different Forms of Child Custody

According to the law, Child Custody has several forms, although the two most common are: sole custody and joint custody. Sole custody means one parent gets physical as well as legal custody. While in Joint custody, both parents get the right to have a share in making decisions for, and spending time with, the child. However, shared custody is said to be a bit difficult for the child.

The court also allows periodical visitation rights to the parent who has not been awarded physical custody of the child; these visits take place in the parent's home who has not been given physical custody. However, the court might not grant any rights for visitation if there is fear of any physical harm or abuse in the parent's history. The court, instead of denying totally, might give supervised visitation charges.

The Attorney´s Role and Importance in Child Custody

Because of the complexity of child custody matters and the importance of the outcome, it is advisable to contact an attorney. The attorney will determine what’s best for the kids by consulting with other experts in the field. Moreover, he will help you collect and organize all the necessary information in an organized manner. To be successful in presenting an actual parenting plan, the attorney should try to make their clients understand that they should present themselves to be reasonable, articulate, flexible parents whilst not disturbing the court proceedings.

Why Choose Thomas Law Group, PC.?

Sergei Thomas is a family law attorney who has practiced family law almost exclusively since 2006.  Mr. Thomas entered this area of practice to keep children from engaging in situations that he had personally experienced in his life before. As a matter of fact, divorce affected him and his siblings at a young age. However, instead of allowing these life events to derail his life, he used them as a motivator. You can feel secure about your legal matters by hiring Thomas Law Group, P.C. in Denver, Colorado.



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