Child Custody & Visitation 

The dissolution of a marriage or domestic partnership is never easy. When children are involved the situation is even more difficult as the questions of who will be the custodial parent and the visitation rights of the non-custodial parent must be addressed. In fact, the legal and emotional aspects of child custody and visitation rights can often be the most difficult part of the divorce process.

The attorneys at the Manhattan Law Firm of Emdin & Russell LLP understand how upsetting as well as emotionally and psychologically draining the custody and visitation process can be. We work with our clients and with the lawyers of the other parent to come to an agreement that is both agreeable to all parties and more importantly in the best interest of the child or children involved. Our legal staff is sensitive to all of the twists and turns the Child Custody & Visitation process can take, and we strive to help our clients through this trying time with compassion, sensitivity, and sound legal advice and counsel. We assure you that we fully understand the emotional strains of divorce and we are determined to reach the best outcome for you and your child.

Like many aspects of the legal system of New York State and most states, the laws that govern custody of children and visitation must be understood fully should you ever find yourself in this situation. As your lawyers, we have confidence that we are experienced and knowledgeable in the New York State divorce laws, having represented clients in both family court and in State Supreme courts in Brooklyn (Kings County), Queens, New York, Bronx, Richmond, Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland and Westchester Counties.

Oftentimes the initial parenting agreement is not the final agreement, and with changing circumstances and needs, Emdin & Russell, LLP., is often consulted with and retained to represent a party who seeks to modify an agreement or order. The petition to modify is very fact dependent and requires an experienced attorney to demonstrate to the court the change of circumstance requiring the need to modify the existing order.

You can rely upon the attorneys at the Manhattan Law Firm of Emdin & Russell LLP to represent and counsel you and your children through these emotionally trying times.

Source for bullet points – https://www.nycourts.gov/courts/nyc/family/faqs_custodyandvisitation.shtml