Family law is a legal area that allows courts to oversee and / or make decisions regarding family circumstances. Because all families are different and because children are often involved, this task can become very difficult. When children are involved in divorce and family law cases, for example, courts will follow many procedural rules to ensure the best possible decision is made.
In child custody proceedings, courts will always place an emphasis on making decisions in the best interests of the child. Under Missouri law, there are various factors courts consider when making a decision about what is in a child’s best interests, including:
Child custody is often one of the most important elements of a divorce case, as well as an issue that can continually arise as children grow. At The Buxner Law Firm, our attorneys have helped many clients navigate these proceedings successfully.
If you have questions about Missouri child custody laws and how we can be of service, contact our firmtoday for a free in-office consultation.