Effective Parental Visitation Representation
November 6, 2020 Velazquez vs. Jabarin, Philadelphia Family Court Judge grants Mother’s Contempt petition against father. Father withheld child claiming that it was not safe for child to travel because of corona virus. Mother lives in Florida. Judge grants Attorney Earl’s request that Mother start period of shared custody of four year old child , plus Mother have make up time for missed time with child. Judge also grants Attorney Earl’s request that Mother be reimbursed for the attorney fees she paid Mr. Earl.
October 24, 2020 – Smith vs. Riley, Philadelphia Family Court – Douglas P. Earl, Esquire defended Mother against Petition to Modify Custody Order by Father. Father claiming that Mother allowed a prohibited party from being with their 8 year old daughter. Custody Order was that boyfriend of Mother could not be in presence of child. Boyfriend of Mother had a conviction for firearm offense. Father produced video of boyfriend of Mother being in the presence of the child. Attorney Earl argued that child should testify. Attorney Earl cross examined Father to bring to the attention of the court that the daughter was a happy child. Firearm offense not enumerated offense in Domestic Relations Custody law. Judge denied request by Father to have primary custody. Court changed Order to permit the live in boyfriend to live with Mother and child. Child testified that she was bonded with boyfriend and the other child of boyfriend. See also google review. Testimony also clear that Mother active in meeting needs of child.
Helping you make informed, intelligent decisions during difficult times
At the Law Office of Douglas Earl LLC., we are skilled at helping clients negotiate workable parental visitation agreements. We know how to anticipate pitfalls and create a schedule that makes sense and helps your child maintain a connection with both parents.
You will have questions. You deserve a lawyer who can answer them. With 29 years of experience on our side, you can count on us for answers.
The Difference Between Custody and Visitation Agreements
While they are certainly related, custody agreements and visitation agreements are two different issues.
Visitation agreements address the right of the non-custodial parent to remain involved in their child’s life. These documents establish a set of guidelines to create a consistent and nurturing relationship between parent and child.
Visitation Agreements for Other Family Members
Visitation agreements are not limited to parents. In certain situations, visitation agreements may address the rights of grandparents or other family members.
We believe in creating customized visitation plans that make sense for your situation. When you come to us, we will listen to your needs and work hard to meet your goals. That is the level of representation you deserve.
We Fight for You!
Ideally, a visitation agreement results from both parents working together. Of course, we know that such an agreement isn’t always possible.
We are in family court nearly every day of the week. When negotiations turn sour, we know how to fight. We are ready to take every step to see that you achieve an outcome that is best for you and your child.
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