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Monrovia Child Custody & Child Visitation Lawyer

 


Child Custody and Visitation Disputes are among the most emotionally charged issues that arise during the course of a divorce or separation. Monrovia Child Custody & Visitation Attorney Michael Donnelly of the Law Firm Holland, Donnelly & Mishler has helped hundreds of clients successfully resolve their child visitation and child custody disputes through negotiated settlement and litigation for more than 25 years.


If you need skilled representation in a child custody or child visitation matter, contact Monrovia Child Custody & Visitation Attorney Michael Donnelly at (626) 357-3223 to set up an appointment for a free, confidential in office consultation.

Monrovia Child Custody Attorney

Attorney Michael Donnelly has been providing vigorous representation in child custody disputes since 1986. A seasoned Family Law Lawyer, Mr. Donnelly is a result-oriented attorney who has helped Monrovia Child Custody Attorneyhundreds of clients resolve their child custody disputes.


At Holland, Donnelly & Mishler, Custody Lawyer Michael Donnelly works diligently to help clients settle child custody matters through mediation and negotiation to avoid lengthy, costly, and emotionally draining custody battles. However, when the settlement process breaks down, Mr. Donnelly has the courtroom experience you need on your side to help you obtain the most favorable outcome possible.


California Law makes a distinction between physical custody and legal custody. Legal custody assigns the right to make decisions on behalf of the child regarding their health, education, and well-being. Physical custody determines who the child will live with. Custody may be held either jointly (by both parents) or solely (by one parent), and may be assigned in a variety of ways, including:


Joint Legal & Joint Physical Custody

Joint Legal & Sole Physical Custody

Sole Legal & Joint Physical Custody

Sole Legal & Sole Physical Custody


If you are in the process of obtaining a divorce and you have children, it is imperative that you retain a highly experienced and qualified child custody lawyer to fight for you. Monrovia Child Custody Lawyer Michael Donnelly provides a free, in office consultation. Call (626) 357-3223 today to learn how a knowledgeable professional can help you resolve your custody dispute as favorably and quickly as possible.

Child Visitation Lawyer in Monrovia

After a custody agreement is reached or a Family Court Judge issues a custody ruling, the non-custodial parent will be awarded visitation rights (absent a showing that visitation is not in the best interests of the child / children) via a parenting plan. Monrovia Child Visitation Attorney Michael Donnelly has been helping his clients in Monrovia and the surrounding region successfully effectuate comprehensive parenting plans for more than 25 years. Call (626) 357-3223 to schedule a free consultation today.


In order to protect all of the parties and avoid confusion and subsequent disputes, parenting plans should specifically outline all of the details of visitation, including:


Pick up & drop off times and locations.

Which days of the week the child will spend with the non-custodial parent.

Rotating visitation schedule for birthdays, holidays, and school breaks.

How often the child will see the non-custodial parent during summer vacation.

Who will pay the cost of transportation. This is especially crucial in long-distance parenting plans.


When it is in the best interest of the children, Family Law Courts strive to ensure that both parents have equal access to their children in order to maintain frequent, continuing contact and promote a healthy child / parent relationship.


Child Custody & Child Visitation may be changed or modified by the Court if either party is able to successfully demonstrate that a change in circumstances has occurred that justifies revisiting these orders or agreements. Change in circumstances may include parental relocation, substance abuse issues, proof that physical abuse is taking place, or that a modification is in the best interests of the children.

Contact a Monrovia Child Custody or Child Visitation Attorney

Whether you are involved in a child custody battle, a dispute over visitation, are in need of modifying a custody or visitation order, or need to bring an action for violation of a visitation agreement, contact Monrovia Custody & Visitation Lawyer Michael Donnelly at Holland, Donnelly & Mishler by calling (626) 357-3223.


We offer a free, comprehensive in office consultation to all new Family Law clients. Mr. Donnelly will meet with you to obtain the details about your case, answer your questions, and help you determine your most favorable course of action.






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