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Your Child & Divorce

Guidance from Our Westchester County Divorce Lawyer

If you are considering divorce as an option to pursue better circumstances, then it is important to recognize the effects that divorce can have in your life, especially if you have children.

There are various studies that have been conducted to research:

  • Effects of divorce on children
  • The psychological damage
  • How to minimize damage to child
  • Emotional consequences of this change

What you also are likely concerned with from the personal standpoint is whether or not you will be able to retain custody of your child and how this will affect you in the future.

Coming to an Agreement

Deciding who will retain custody is a serious issue, and if you are unable to obtain the outcome that you desire, then you could suffer greatly from unwanted circumstances. If you and your spouse are unable to come to an agreement regarding custody and child support, then the judge will decide these issues on your behalf.

The decision that the judge makes will be for the child's best interests. This means that they will consider who can provide a better home life for the child and which parent will be responsible for child support payments. In some cases, joint-custody is granted; however, there are many cases where sole custody and visitation for the non-custodial parent is granted.

Divorce Attorney in White Plains

Facing divorce can cause a great deal of stress and uncertainty, and it is crucial to your future and your child's well-being that you are able to pursue the results that you need.

At Riebling, Proto & Sachs, LLP, we understand the difficulties that you are facing and you can be sure that we will stand by you and work with you toward the results that you need in your case. We have more than 65 years of combined experience and we can put this experience to work for you in your situation.

Reach out to our firm by scheduling a free case evaluation to get started!

Why You Should Choose Our Law Firm

  • Experience & Perspective

    65+ years of combined experience, including criminal prosecution

  • Published Legal Authors

    Co-authored national bestsellers on DWI and criminal defense

  • Award Winning

    Avvo Clients’ Choice Award for Family Law and Criminal Defense

  • Premier Counsel

    Selection for Super Lawyers® (top 5% of New York attorneys)

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