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How Top Divorce Attorneys Will Help You Win a Custody Battle

Saturday, 30 October 2010

blog-logoJust like every other state, Colorado has many lawyers who consider themselves one of the “top divorce attorneys”, but not every family lawyer can rightfully claim this title.  That’s why it’s so important to look at an attorney’s track record and ask for references before deciding on who you will hire. 

When it comes to fighting for custody, the top divorce lawyers will be able to give you case studies of major custody battles they’ve won.  If you choose to hire one of Colorado’s finest custody lawyers, they will provide you with valuable advice and practical steps you can take to improve your chances of winning. 

Do you expect your custody battle to get ugly?  If so, then the top divorce attorneys in Colorado will advise you to take the following steps:

  1. Be the first to take action. Whoever is the first to take the other parent to court is showing the court their willingness to take action on behalf of their child.
  2. Pay child support.  This should be done even if a court order has not yet been filed.  Be sure to make all payments by check or money order, not in cash, and make them regularly. 
  3. Don’t be afraid to call the police if your ex-spouse becomes excessively angry or violent.  Making these assertions in a custody hearing will carry more weight if there is a police report to back it up. 
  4. Keep track of the time you spend with your children, and the things you do to care for their everyday needs, including doctor’s visits, play dates, and shopping for clothing. 
  5. And most importantly, never miss a scheduled visit with your child.  If the other parent makes the child unavailable for a scheduled visit, be sure to record this as well. 

Follow these tips from the top divorce attorneys and you will greatly improve your chances of a successful outcome in a custody battle.  However, for the best chance of winning, hiring one of the top divorce lawyers to represent you will be a decision you will never regret.

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MPatMarrisonFor over a quarter century, we have helped people during what is often the darkest time in their lives. Divorce is not easy even under the best of circumstances. For most people, family is central. Having something go wrong in the family can have a ripple effect that extends beyond the home and into other areas.

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