Boise Child Custody Attorney

Guidance from a Proven Family Law Attorney in Boise

Divorce proceedings can be particularly harrowing when children are involved and deciding child custody becomes a critical priority. Child custody can be a hotly contested issue during a divorce and if a divorce goes to litigation, it is essential that each spouse competently present their best argument for child custody to the judge. This is why sharp and assertive legal counsel is recommended for child custody hearings.

Our team at Bublitz Law, P.C. understands that child custody is one of the biggest stakes in a divorce proceeding. We treat each child custody case with the sensitivity and primacy it deserves and, more than that, bring incisive, award-winning counsel to our clients' side. Our confident courtroom presence and conduct has been honed by years of experience and we're not afraid to aggressively stand up for our clients, even in family law matters such as child custody.

If you believe that child custody will become a complication during your divorce hearing, then you need to call us at Bublitz Law, P.C. today to schedule a free consultation.

What factors in are considered in child custody cases?

During a child custody hearing, the judge has many factors to weigh before rendering a decision. These factors a provided by the spouses themselves, who, with the help of their legal representative, must present the clearest and emphatic argument for child custody terms they wish to have.

Factors that affect child custody rulings can include:

  • The child's relationship with parents, siblings, and extended family.
  • Any household history of domestic abuse or other crimes.
  • The child's proximity to school, healthcare, and other resources.
  • Each individual spouse's employment, residence, and fitness as a parent.
  • The child's wishes if of the appropriate age.

Ultimately, the court will consider all these factors and come up with a decision that in the best interest of the child. Other factors, like military service and disabilities are also important to the court in making these decisions.

Types of Child Custody

Options of custody in Idaho are similar to other states. Usually, one spouse is designated as a physical custodian (with whom the child will primarily reside) and the other will receive visitation rights. Another type of custody that will be given includes legal custody, which determines which parent will have decision-making power in issues affecting the raising of the child.

Joint physical custody and joint legal custody are both possible options in Idaho. Joint physical custody, in particular, is rare and difficult to obtain, but is some cases can be advantageous for the children involved in the divorce.

Call a Boise Child Custody Lawyer for a Free Consult!

For some parents, facing child custody disputes can seem hopeless and even frightening. At Bublitz Law, P.C., we believe that every family law client should have the opportunity to competently present their aptness as a parent in court. We're ready to present that argument effectively and convincingly on your behalf.

Call us today to speak to a skilled Boise child custody lawyer.