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Raising a child with a former spouse in Washington

On Behalf of | Jun 2, 2016 | Firm News |

After a divorce is finalized, parents in Washington must often interact with one another in a variety of ways for the good of their children. Raising a child is typically both joyful and challenging. Maintaining an amicable relationship with a former spouse is generally necessary if one is to keep the best interests of children at heart.

Hansen Law, PLLC, is a family law firm serving clients throughout the state. Courts use a number of guidelines to determine child custody disputes. A concerned parent who wishes to protect parental rights and obtain a result that supports a child’s overall emotional and physical well-being usually secures legal counsel before beginning negotiations.

One of our main goals is to help you achieve solutions that prevent stressful family situations in the future. Your immediate and long-term goals are our focus as we guide you through the legal process of making informed decisions and seeking positive resolutions to your current family law issues. Often, acting alongside a skilled negotiator is crucial toward a favorable outcome, especially when dealing with a former spouse who refuses to cooperate.

A judge in Washington will usually take any number of factors into consideration before making decisions regarding raising a child after divorce. Physical location of each parent, ability to interact in a constructive manner, and how involved each parent is in the daily life of a child may all come into play when child custody and visitation issues are considered. If you need legal clarification or have particular concerns, you may contact Hansen Law, PLLC to request a consultation.