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Experienced Divorce Attorneys Serving All of Los Angeles & the San Fernando Valley

At Aharonov & Revy Family Law, our divorce lawyers are always on a mission to help families do what is best for their children. If you have found yourself in a child custody dispute, our experienced legal team can help.

For years, our Encino child custody attorneys have helped our clients achieve their goals in a variety of situations. Whether you are seeking legal custody, physical custody, or both, we can assist you in creating a solid case to bring before a judge.

The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can begin developing a legal strategy that is right for you.

The “Best Interests of the Child” Standard

As crucial as spending time with your child is for you, the top concern for the court in a child custody case is not the parents’ wishes. In California, when a judge evaluates a child custody case, he or she must primarily consider the best interests of the child.

There are several factors that a judge considers in determining the best interests of a child. All relative factors can be broken down into two central policies that the courts focus on.

The two guiding policies for determining a child’s best interest are:

  • That the child’s safety, health, and well-being are of paramount importance
  • That provisions should be made to enable the child to benefit from continuing and frequent contact with both parents

For children that demonstrate that they are mature enough to make an intelligent choice regarding custody, the court will take into consideration the child’s preference. Currently, there is no designated age limit for this stipulation. Whether the child is old enough and mature enough to contribute to the decision is left to the judge’s discretion.

Types of Child Custody

There are two kinds of child custody: legal custody and physical custody. Legal custody refers to the parents’ right to make major life decisions for their children. Physical custody pertains to which parent a child lives with.

California law prefers that parents share legal and physical custody rights, which is also known as joint custody. This would mean the parents continue to work together to make decisions for the child, and that the child lives with both parents regularly. When parents do not agree to these terms, the court will work to design a parenting plan that meets the child’s best interest.

Call Aharonov & Revy Family Law Today

Our Encino child custody lawyers are ready to help you develop a plan that places your child’s needs at the forefront of a custody order. No matter how complex your case may seem, we have the knowledge and legal resources to make sense of it for you.

For skilled legal advice that makes sense, call (818) 960-1330 now. We proudly serve clients in all of Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley.

Testimonials

Former Clients Share Their Experience with Our Team
  • “Going to Aharonov & Revy was the best decision I have made.”

    - Emma
  • “Experience and understanding of the law to give great advice and show you a way to help make your dark path bright again.”

    - Aaron
  • “Staff from reception to lawyers are very professional and punctual. They go above and beyond to make sure you are taken care of.”

    - Armen T.

What Sets Us Apart? 

  • California Law

    Lawyers Amir Aharonov and Laura Revy contribute their ample knowledge to the pursuit of favorable outcomes for our California clients.

  • Experience

    We are skillful trial attorneys, and we are able to achieve satisfactory settlements through mediation and negotiation in nearly all divorce cases.

  • Personal Attention

    We will work to help you move confidently through the family law process, keeping your goals in mind at all times.

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