Your Children Come First

Nothing is more important than your children. You have worked hard to raise them right and you are ready to fight to keep them safe from harm. If you are involved in a divorce or other family law matter that impacts your child custody or visitation rights, it is important to have an experienced attorney on your side to protect your parent-child relationship.

You can find the skilled and knowledgeable representation you require at the Raleigh Divorce Law Firm. Our attorneys practice exclusively in family law matters. We represent people in a wide range of matters that impact the custody and visitation rights of parents, including:

  • Divorce
  • Custody modifications (change of custody)
  • Visitation modifications
  • Parental relocation disputes
  • Paternity cases

How Will This Impact The Children?

We are sensitive to the fact that custody and visitation disputes can have a significant impact on children. We know from experience that negotiation and mediation can often lead to agreements that enable parents to move forward and effectively co-parent, but we are also committed to the protection of our clients' rights. Should it become necessary to fight on your behalf in the courtroom, we have the trial experience to provide the strong advocacy you require.

Experienced Guidance In The Most Challenging Custody Matters

Our lawyers have handled hundreds of divorce and family law matters involving all types of child custody. Attorney Heather W. Forshey has also gained invaluable experience serving as a guardian ad litem (GAL). We have represented clients in cases involving a wide range of custody and visitation issues. We have experience in cases involving:

  • Allegations of parental alienation
  • Concerns about alcohol or chemical dependency issues
  • Questions about parental fitness
  • Disputes over parenting-time schedules
  • Denied visitation and violation of court orders
  • Physical or sexual abuse
  • False allegations of abuse
  • Modifications of parenting plans
  • Domestic violence, restraining orders and supervised visitation
  • Third-party custody claims
  • Issues surrounding grandparents' rights to custody and visitation
  • Other significant custody and visitation issues

Immediate Action In Child Custody Emergencies

When the health and safety of a child is at stake, there simply may not be enough time to follow the traditional channels for obtaining child custody. Our attorneys can file for emergency child custody. This is a complex process that requires showing that the child is in danger. Our experience means we know how to handle these matters. We can also call upon other tools when appropriate, including restraining orders or orders of protection.

Contact A Trusted Attorney

From our office in Raleigh, we serve clients throughout central North Carolina. To schedule a consultation with a Raleigh custody and visitation attorney at our firm, call 919-926-1943 or toll free at 866-319-9862. You may also contact us by email.