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Franklin TN Child Custody Lawyer

Child Custody Attorney | Williamson County Tennessee

In recent years, the word custody has been substituted in Tennessee Courts in recent years with Primary Residential Parent. The meaning is still the same in that in most situations one parent ultimately maintains a more dominant parenting relationship with the children while the other parent visits regularly. In cases resulting from Divorce, the decision of who should serve as the Primary Residential Parent is often made by the parties' schedules and their previous parental roles while spouses. In families where the parents were never married there may not be a pattern established, but the best interests of the child or children is still usually evident. If you are facing a Child Custody dispute, you should contact an experienced Child Custody attorney, who is passionate about helping parents demand the right to raise their children the way they believe is best. John M. Milazo of Milazo Law, P.C., a Franklin, TN Law Firm in Williamson County, Tennessee will meet with you for a free initial consultation to plan a strategy that will best serve you and your child or children. For a free initial consultation with John Milazo, call (615) 599-7719 or CLICK HERE to leave a message trough this website and we will promptly respond to your message.

Circumstances, financial and otherwise, often define work schedules and school schedules, which usually leaves little for debate. What is important to understand is that the Court is going to base its decision on the best interests of the children involved. In making this decision the court will consider many things such as: the parents respective work schedules, the children's schedules, each parent's previous influences on the children, the education level of each of the parents, drug or alcohol abuse by either parent, physical or emotional abuse of the children or the other spouse, alienation of parental affection by one spouse against the other and after the children have turned thirteen years old, the children's wishes. Protect your rights to your children and hire an aggressive Child Custody attorney who will fight for your children and your right to raise them. John Milazo of the Franklin TN based firm, Milazo Law, P.C. in Williamson County has the experience necessary to help you fight for your right to parent your children. For a free initial consultation call us at (615) 599-7719.

Joint Custody Lawyer | Columbia, Maury County, TN

The trend in the courts and the law has been to look towards joint parenting decision-making and a more equal division of parenting time. That is certainly not to say that the judges will in all cases grant a 50-50 division of time and allow joint decision-making, only that the judges are instructed to consider this as an option before determining otherwise. In reality these situations are very difficult to maintain and one would be wise to seriously consider the likelihood of this arrangement being manageable before asking for or agreeing to such an arrangement. However, in cases where these arrangements work well, the children seem to benefit greatly from their parents cooperation and ultimately suffer far less than other children who fall victim to divorce. Joint Custody or Fifty Fifty (50-50) parenting time may or may not be best for your family. To discuss your family further with an experienced Divorce and Family Law attorney call John Milazo at (615) 599-7719 for a free initial consultation.

Child Custody Attorney Williamson County Tennessee

For aggressive representation and the experience of a thirteen year courtroom veteran who has helped hundreds of families just like yours call John Milazo of Milazo Law, P.C. for a free initial consultation today to see how he can help you help your family at (615)599-7719.

Whatever agreement is reached regarding custody and visitation; it is likely to be far more palatable to the parents and children than one manufactured by the court at the conclusion of a trial. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of each of the attorneys, the judge is not likely to have as clear a picture of your personal circumstances as you may have hoped. Judges will look to the best interest of your children and do their best to fashion a Permanent Parenting Plan, which will serve to adequately address the children's needs. Ultimately; however, the judge will not likely take into account many of the infinite considerations that may be unique to your family's situation. Because of this, parties are often required to attend Mediation. Mediation is non-binding arbitration; during which, parties attempt to amicably resolve the issues between them. This process works quite well, especially in matters of family law. The mediator, certified as set out in Rule 31 of the Tennessee Supreme Court Rules, is an experienced divorce and family law practitioner familiar with the habits and tendencies of our local judges. The mediator will listen to each party's point of view; through conversations with the parties and their respective counsels, review financial data supplied prior to the data mediation and will work to aid the parties in fashioning an agreement which works to best serve the parties and their children. Mediation is not limited to custody: all matters pending between the parties may be addressed. Let an experienced child custody attorney help you help your family find it's best plan for your children. Whether at mediation, or in a trial, John Milazo of the Williamson County Tennessee based firm, Milazo Law, P.C. can help you help your children. For a free initial consultation call us at (615) 599-7719.

Franklin TN, Child Visitation Attorney

Serving clients in Williamson County, Franklin TN, Fairview TN, Spring Hill TN, Brentwood TN, Maury County, Columbia TN, Mt. Pleasant TN, Perry County, Linden TN, Lewis County, Hohenwald TN, Davidson County, Nashville TN, Hickman County, Centerville TN, Lyles TN, Marshall County, Lewisburg TN, Bedford County, Shelbyville TN, Dickson County, Rutherford County, Murfreesboro TN, Smyrna TN, Dickson TN, Burns TN, Sumner County, Gallatin, TN, and Giles County, Pulaski, TN Robertson County, Springfield, TN John M. Milazo would be happy to serve you as well.

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Address: 109 Cleburne Street, Franklin, TN 37064  Phone: (615) 599-7719