Child Custody Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia
Child custody issues can arise in several different situations in family law, including during a divorce proceeding whereby the court has to decide with which parent the child or children are going to live, or during legitimation proceeding in which the petitioner, father is asking the court for custody of a minor child or children. Also, in some instances a third party, like a grandparent, aunt or uncle may request custody of a minor child or children. In any of these cases, it is wise to have an experienced attorney that knows the custody laws in the State of Georgia and can assist you.
At our Augusta law office, we realize that child custody cases can be controversial as well as emotionally-charged. When a legal decision can impact the well-being of a child, it is very important to have a skilled and experienced family law attorney by your side. Attorney Stephen Hagler works hard to protect his clients and promote the best interest of the children at every step of a child custody dispute.
Whenever possible, we pursue a favorable resolution without having to enter the courtroom. Attorney Stephen Hagler participates in mediation and collaborative law to help protect children from lengthy legal disputes in court. As your child custody attorney, we are qualified to handle the following aspects of your case:
- Joint custody or sole custody
- Grandparent rights
- Child custody modifications
- Child support
- Visitation rights
Stephen Hagler LLC, Attorney at Law has been representing clients in divorce, adoption, child support, custody and other domestic matters since 1991. He has the experience necessary to help resolve all of the issues that may arise in your child custody case. We always seek to protect your rights and the security of your children. Please contact our office today to schedule your consultation.