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Your Children Come First

You have worked hard to raise your children, and you are ready to fight to keep them safe from harm. A child custody dispute or another family law issue that affects your custody or visitation rights is a threat to that relationship. This is why it is important to have an experienced attorney on your side to protect your parent-child relationship.

You can find the skilled and knowledgeable legal representation you need at the Raleigh Divorce Law Firm. Our attorneys handle only family law matters, and we understand how important your children are to you.

We represent parents who are facing all types of issues that can affect their custody and visitation rights, including:

  • Divorces and separations
  • Modifications to custody and visitation schedules
  • Parental relocations
  • Paternity cases

How Will This Affect Your Children?

Custody and visitation disputes can negatively affect your children. This is why we strive to minimize the impact of this process on their emotional and mental health. While negotiation and mediation may lead to an amicable split, we are also committed to the protection of your rights. Our extensive trial experience helps us provide you with the support and advocacy you may require in the courtroom.

Experienced Guidance For The Most Challenging Custody Matters

Our lawyers have handled hundreds of divorce and family law matters involving all types of child custody issues. Attorney Heather W. Forshey has also gained invaluable experience serving as a guardian ad litem (GAL), parenting coordinator, certified mediator and child’s advocate. We have experience representing parents with a wide variety of custody and visitation issues involving:

  • Alcohol and chemical dependency
  • Parental fitness and parental alienation
  • Parenting-time schedules, parenting agreements and modifications
  • Denied visitation
  • Court order violations
  • Child abuse and domestic violence
  • Restraining orders and supervised visitation
  • Third-party custody claims
  • Issues surrounding grandparents’ rights to custody and visitation
  • Emergency custody

Take Immediate Action In Child Custody Emergencies

When the health and safety of a child are at stake, there simply may not be enough time to follow the traditional channels for obtaining child custody. Our attorneys can help you file for an emergency child custody order. 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 Raleigh Child Custody Attorney Today

To contact our North Carolina law firm, call us at 919-256-3970 or send us an email. We know how time-sensitive and difficult child custody and visitation issues can be. You will receive a prompt response.