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Parental Responsibility

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Parental Responsibility

When a Court is making decisions about the responsibilities each parent will have after a divorce, the primary objective is protecting the best interests of the children. Generally, a Court will presume that both parents should be given the opportunity to have an impact on their child’s life. When parents have shared parental responsibility, they both have a say in making major decisions regarding the child’s upbringing, including decisions about education, healthcare, religion and other important life decisions.

Alternatively, if either parent is deemed by the Court as unfit to co-parent safely and effectively because of issues such as emotional problems, drug or alcohol addictions or criminal history, the Court may award sole parental responsibility to the other parent. Our attorneys advise and assist our clients in determining the best means to effectively meet all their parenting goals.

Family Law Attorneys at Kelley Kronenberg

We have handled a wide variety of divorce and family law cases and are prepared to assist you with legal concerns that involve the dissolution of marriage, contested and uncontested divorce, alimony, asset protection, business valuations, child support/child custody, time-sharing/visitation with minor children, domestic violence, domestication of foreign judgments, equitable distribution (assets and liabilities), guardian ad litem, mediation/dispute resolution, modifications of agreements/ final judgments, parental responsibility/parenting plans, paternity actions, pre and postnuptial agreements, relocation and same-sex family issues.

Handling complicated family law issues can be a challenging task to face alone. As part of a full-service national firm, our Family Law attorneys work closely with other attorneys from the firm’s Business and Commercial Litigation, Estate Planning and Real Property Litigation Departments, to provide a comprehensive and unified approach to complex family law matters and litigation. This collaborative approach gives our clients the edge that few other firms can replicate. With the best interests and well-being of your family being our priority, the assistance and experience of our Family Law attorneys can be invaluable in your search for resolutions and closure to all aspects of family law matters.

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