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Child Custody & Visitation Attorneys in Temecula

Prioritizing Your Children’s Well-Being

Arguably, the hardest part of a divorce is managing your relationship with your kids. Whether you settle on one parent having sole custody or you arrange a split-custody arrangement, the most important thing is to ensure that your kids have a relationship with both of you.

At Camarata & Fuller, LLP, our legal team includes a certified family law specialist. We acquired that distinction because we have the knowledge and skills to help families navigate a new normal while focusing on the well-being of all concerned. Rest assured that our Temecula child custody attorneys can help you navigate custody negotiations in or out of court while fighting for a visitation schedule that reflects your needs and goals.

Reach out to us at (951) 225-1540 to schedule a free consultation.

Determining Child Custody

Child custody decisions can be made by the two parents outside of court or by a judge in family court. Depending on you and your partner’s feelings on the matter of custody, you may be able to settle matters more quickly, conveniently, and affordably on your own, without getting the courts involved. A Temecula child custody attorney from Camarata & Fuller can stand by your side and help you with these negotiations.

If you and your partner cannot come to an agreement, you may need to take your case to court. No matter the circumstances, Camarata & Fuller can provide fierce representation that reflects you and your children’s needs.

When determining child custody, the court will consider:

  • The child’s wishes and best interests
  • The health of both the parents and the child
  • Relationships between parents and children
  • Instances of drug, alcohol, domestic, emotional, or sexual abuse
  • The child’s education and medical needs

Decisions regarding a visitation schedule are made in the same way. If you and your spouse cannot work together to create an effective visitation schedule, the court will step in and create one on your behalf.

Is California a 50/50 Child Custody State?

California is not a strict 50/50 child custody state, but it does have a presumption of joint legal and physical custody, which means that the court generally assumes that it is in the best interest of the child to have frequent and continuing contact with both parents after a divorce or separation.

However, the court will also take into account a range of factors when making custody decisions, such as the child's age and needs, the parents' ability to provide for the child, any history of abuse or neglect, and the child's relationship with each parent.

In practice, this means that custody arrangements in California can vary widely, and may involve joint physical custody (where the child spends roughly equal time with each parent), sole physical custody (where the child primarily lives with one parent), or some other arrangement that best meets the child's needs.

It's worth noting that child custody arrangements can be a complex and emotionally charged issue, and if you are facing a custody dispute, it may be helpful to seek the guidance of a qualified family law attorney.

Local Resources for Child Custody & Visitation in Temecula

Living in Temecula, you have access to a variety of local resources and government entities that can assist with child custody and visitation matters. For example, the Riverside County Family Court is where many custody cases are heard.

Assisting Clients Through Child Custody & Visitation Challenges

One of the common pain points for parents in Temecula is balancing work commitments with visitation schedules. With many residents commuting to nearby cities like San Diego or Riverside for work, it can be difficult to find a schedule that works for both parents and children. At Camarata & Fuller, we understand these local challenges and strive to create visitation plans that accommodate your unique circumstances.

Another concern for Temecula families is making sure that children continue to thrive in their educational and social environments. With top-rated schools like Temecula Valley High School and numerous extracurricular activities available, it's crucial to maintain stability for your children. Our team is well-versed in addressing these concerns and can help you navigate the complexities of custody and visitation to ensure your child's best interests are always prioritized.

By leveraging our deep understanding of the Temecula area and its resources, we can provide tailored solutions that meet the needs of your family. Whether you're dealing with the Riverside County Family Court or seeking support from local organizations, Camarata & Fuller can guide you every step of the way.

Work with Camarata & Fuller

Over the past decade, we have established relationships with the various courts and acquired knowledge of how judges rule. This allows us to advise our clients in a factual and practical way. While the court must follow the law – which indicates that custody should be determined based on the best interests of the child – we are often able to work with opposing counsel and the courts to meet that criterion while also meeting the best interests of the family as a whole.

Our priority is always to help you negotiate a favorable settlement that provides for the needs of all family members. We are prepared to guide you through every step of the child custody negotiations.

Request a free consultation with Camarata & Fuller today by calling (951) 225-1540 or contacting us online.

Commonly Asked Questions

How can Camarata & Fuller assist with child custody negotiations in Temecula?

Camarata & Fuller assists with child custody negotiations in Temecula by providing knowledgeable guidance and representation. Our legal team understands the complexities of family law and works to negotiate custody arrangements that reflect the needs and goals of all family members. Whether negotiating in or out of court, we aim to reach a favorable settlement that prioritizes the well-being of the children and the family as a whole.

Is it possible to settle child custody matters in Temecula without going to court?

Yes, it is possible to settle child custody matters in Temecula without going to court. Parents can work together to agree on custody arrangements that suit their situation. This approach can be quicker, more convenient, and cost-effective. However, if an agreement cannot be reached, the matter may need to be resolved in court. Camarata & Fuller can support parents through both out-of-court negotiations and court proceedings, ensuring their rights and interests are represented.

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