At Feldstein Grinberg Lang & McKee, P.C., we dependably and proudly represent Pennsylvanians in child custody cases, ensuring our clients and their children receive the advocacy they deserve. We work through mediation to avoid lengthy court battles whenever possible, but if a trial is necessary, we bring years of experience to the table to fight on your behalf. We understand that child custody is one of the most contentious issues related to divorce, and we’re committed to handling every legal challenge involved. It is our mission to achieve a positive outcome for you and your children in your child custody case.
The following attorney practices Child Custody Law:
It is preferable for spouses to reach a child custody arrangement on their own. However, if this is not possible, the Pennsylvania courts are guided by what they consider to be in the best interests of the child, biological or adopted, in determining child custody after a divorce. The court takes into account all factors affecting the child’s physical, intellectual, moral and spiritual well-being. Factors considered by the court include:
There are a variety of custody arrangements available, which can be agreed upon by the parents or determined by the court. Courts award custody by determining what is in the best interest of the child. The types of child custody are:
Mediation attorneys can assist you and your spouse in agreeing upon the type of child custody arrangement that best suits your family. We can also help with grandparents’ rights and other related matters.
All parties involved in a custody action in Allegheny County, PA are required to participate in the Generations Program. Administered by the Allegheny County Children’s Court Child Custody Department, it provides information to parents and children about changing families and offers parents or caregivers the skills to reach their own resolution on custody issues. Other counties in Pennsylvania have similar programs.
Our family law attorneys can walk you through the child custody process step by step. We are your advocate, and we diligently protect your rights to your children. We can also help with child custody modifications if circumstances change and an adjustment is needed.
If you are facing a divorce with child custody issues, it is imperative to have an experienced attorney on your side. Call Feldstein Grinberg Lang & McKee, P.C. at 412-471-0677 or contact us online. We are conveniently located in downtown Pittsburgh near the intersection of the Boulevard of The Allies and Grant Street and within walking distance to the courthouse.