Legally Modern Law

15 Aug 2018

Know your rights as a parent in child custody cases

Child custody and parenting arrangements The aim of family law The law’s main concern is to ensure that a child’s best interests are met by being protected from physical or psychological harm and having both parents involved meaningfully in their lives. A court considers many factors when deciding what types of arrangements are in a child’s best interests. The law encourages parents and other people interested in a child’s welfare to agree on arrangements, including where they’ll live, how they’ll be financially supported and what their relationship with family members will be. Making an agreement If both you and the…