Advocating For Your Custody Rights

Custody and visitation decisions can become contentious. Ultimately, the goal of the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court and the Circuit Courts that handle family law matters is to ensure that every decision made is in the best interest of the child. However, custody and visitation decisions can be difficult and not always straightforward.

Understand Your Rights

A Northern Virginia child custody attorney can advocate for your rights and help you secure an agreement or resolution that meets the needs of your unique situation. The Law Office of Joan H. Proper, PC, handles a number of concerns, including:

Our goal is to help your understand the process and the options available in custody and visitation decisions and then help you work toward achieving your goals.

Ensuring That Everyone's Voice Is Heard

Virginia has strict statutes in some areas, but also provides for opportunities to make individualized custody and visitation decisions. Hiring a compassionate lawyer ensures that your voice will be heard, and a productive plan can be developed, either without court involvement or with court intervention, as needed.

It is also important to help parents and children move forward from a separation or divorce. Our firm works with a number of counselors and professionals to help determine the best possible outcome and minimize any continuing stress or hurt that can arise. In many cases, we can help develop a detailed arrangement covering day-to-day issues, schedules, holidays, transportation and right of first refusal. We are skilled at identifying existing and potential issues.

We Look Forward To Speaking With You

If you need representation in your divorce or custody proceedings, contact our firm online or call us at 703-291-6660.