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Child Custody Lawyers in Edmonton AB
The world of law is complex enough without your child’s welfare also being a major concern. To ensure you don’t lose your way through the many twists and turns of the legal system, contact Verhaeghe Law Office. With over 40 years of experience, we are the legal team for you. Let us be your advocates.
We Achieve the Best Possible Outcomes
Your children are your most precious possessions. Even the end of your marriage doesn’t change that fact. However, your divorce will almost certainly test many aspects of your relationship with them, as both you and your soon-to-be ex will be forced to confront issues regarding their care and well-being that may be difficult for one or both of you to accept. If the two of you are unable to reach an amicable agreement regarding child support and custody, then you could be facing a potentially long legal battle.
While not all divorces and matters of child custody find themselves in the courtroom, some do. With costs and stress mounting every day, it is important to find a lawyer who can make swift work of your case. Otherwise you might find yourself in a drawn-out legal battle, which is never good for your children. It is those protracted and painful situations we want to help you avoid.
Are you currently involved in a heated dispute with your child’s other parent? Contact Verhaeghe Law Office today.
The Best Family Law Firm in Edmonton
When it comes to matters that fall within the confines of family court, you need a qualified legal team at your side. You need someone who understands the realities of your situation. You need someone who is able to manage your family’s stress levels when situations become intense, and you need someone whose commitment to your case is unwavering.
With over 40 years of dedicated service, we are that team. We understand what is at stake, and we know what to do to preserve the health and happiness of your children.
Our areas of expertise include:
- Child Support
- Joint and Shared Custody
- Sole Custody
- Enforcement of Court Orders
- Shared Parenting
- …and more
Secure the Right of Sole Custody
Is the other parent or guardian of your child a liability? Do you believe they are unfit to look after your children? Whatever the reasons may be, we believe you and will work to prove the validity of your claims with the best interest for your children.
Sole custody does not have to mean your children will never see their other parent again. They may have supervised visits in the future or a more liberal form of contact such as bi-weekly visits.
We Put Your Children First
Like many firms you might have already researched, we see the courtroom as a last resort. Courtroom proceedings are lengthy, tiresome, and costly. And that’s just when adults are involved.
When children are involved in courtroom disputes things can become even more difficult. Children are delicate and prone to high levels of stress during a parent’s separation. An emotionally insensitive lawyer runs the risk of only making matters worse for a small child.
Unlike other firms, however, we are extremely experienced courtroom lawyers. We’ve represented clients at all levels of court in Edmonton. Many of these cases have pertained to child custody and the well-being of children. Time and time again, we’ve handled these matters with the delicacy they deserve, and with great success. We’ll never turn away a client whose issues seem to be headed for the courtroom.
Fighting for Yours and Your Children’s Best Interests
When determining child custody, the courts will always look to rule along the lines of what they believe is in the best interests of your children. Many in Edmonton may believe that there are already preconceived notions that could automatically put you at a disadvantage regarding custody, yet it’s important to understand that even those can be overcome with the right kind of legal help. We’ll argue that yours is the environment best-suited for your children based on a number of supporting factors, including:
• Your ability to allow you children to maintain their same relationships and routines
• Your ability to support them financially
• Your ability to provide for their well-being by providing health, dental insurance, as well as counselling services (if needed)
During your divorce proceedings is not the only time you have to discuss your child custody arrangements. If your circumstances change drastically, we can help you to petition the court to amend your agreement based on your current situation.
Don’t Wait! Call Us Today
No matter how bleak your chances of retaining custody of or being granted visitation with your children may seem, you can trust in the ability of our Edmonton team here at the Verhaeghe Law Office to earn you an outcome that you can live with. To schedule an initial appointment to go over your case, simply call us today.
PHONE: (587) 410-2500 to contact one of our Edmonton Divorce and Family Law Lawyers