Legal Decision Making

Phoenix Collaborative Child Custody Attorney

Glendale Parenting Time Attorney Protecting Children, Preserving Relationships

When parents live apart, issues involving children can be extremely challenging. Parents want their children to have a stable home life, where they can avoid the stress or psychological harm that could come with the end of the parents’ relationship. Their well-being is everyone’s concern.

Many parents are left to question things such as: Who will make decisions for my child about health care and school? Will I be able to maintain a substantial relationship with my child? What happens if I move away? Who will make decisions about health care and school?.

At Heller Law Office, PLC & Mediation Instead, LLC, our goal is to try to find answers to all these questions and many more. We are devoted to helping you and your kids move forward in life.

To arrange a consultation with a Phoenix legal decision-making attorney, please call 602-453-4200. You can also contact our law firm online.

Scottsdale Collaborative Lawyer To Assist With Legal Decision-Making [Custody]

For many couples, legal decision-making [child custody] and access to children becomes the main issue during divorce or the end of a relationship. At our firm, our approach is to provide compassionate, sound advice to parents in an effort to resolve legal decision-making [custody] issues with as little conflict as possible. In some cases, we can facilitate a collaborative solution or help you reach a satisfying arrangement through mediation.

As a firm, we work with you to find options in all aspects of legal decision-making, including: :

  • Sole or joint legal decision-making [custody]
  • Parenting time (also known as visitation or access)
  • Modification of child custody orders when a parent wishes to move away or loses an income source
  • Enforcement of custody orders
  • Paternity and establishment of parental rights
  • Grandparents’ rights and third-party rights

Some parents are stuck in a maze involving continuing disputes over their children. Attorney Heller has experience as an attorney, mediator and court-appointed parenting coordinator, and understands the nuances of high conflict situations.

Working With Outside Experts to Evaluate Cases

In appropriate situations, mental and behavioral health professionals may be utilized as consultants. Experts such as psychologists and psychiatrists can help clients understand what is in the best interests of children and can give the client an assessment of whether his or her stance in the case is reasonable. These professionals can also assess your spouse’s positions and could help explain what would benefit the children.

Contact a Glendale Parenting Time Collaborative Attorney

If you have concerns about cchild legal decision-making [custody], and wish to reach an amicable resolution through collaboration or mediation, please call 602-453-4200 to schedule an initial consultation. You can also contact the law firm online.