Established attorney manages custody and child removal disputes in New Jersey
Resolving issues vital to your child’s future
Resolving child custody, visitation disputes between parents is a major area of conflict within a family when divorcing. Most parents want as much quality time with their children as possible. In order to resolve child custody issues successfully, everyone should understand the process. Working with an experienced lawyer can make all the difference. Attorney Cerruti helps clients through the process of determining child custody and visitation and she is familiar with the challenges her client’s face. She will take the time to review different custody arrangements with her clients and help them understand different parenting methods. She encourages sensitivity and compromises a way to soften the process. INew Jersey family courts use the best interest of the child as one of the standards in deciding custody and removal issues. Other standards that are used are based upon the reason why a parent wants to relocate, the impact on the non-custodial parent’s visitation and other standards of review. At the law firm of Pamela M. Cerruti we are familiar with all the standards that are utilized in these situations. We will help clients deal with all situations involving who gets custody of the children, what type of parenting arrangement is necessary, and for how long this schedule will take place. Our experience includes sorting out issues involving physical custody (who the child will reside with), legal custody (who makes the important health, welfare and education decisions), parenting time plans and issues involving abuse, neglect or addiction. Child removal refers to the ability of one parent to move to another location with the children. Usually, court approval is required, unless both parents agree. There are many factors involved with seeking child removal. Montclair child custody attorney Pamela M. Cerruti will provide advice and advocacy based on your situation and help you learn what steps are involved.
Skilled litigation in family court
In some cases, litigation is necessary to protect a child’s best interests. When one parent refuses to compromise or expresses hostility toward the other parent, negotiations fail. Sometimes a parent may even pose a danger to the child’s well-being. In these cases, litigation is the most appropriate forum for establishing parental rights. My firm’s methodical approach to litigation enables you to feel confident that your children are protected and your parental rights are secure.