Contested Divorce & Child Custody

Get Experienced Help With Your Divorce

Divorce is rarely simple.  In a divorce involving contested issues of child custody, visitation, or the division of community property, the proceedings can become clouded by fear, worry and financial uncertainty.  Difficult decisions must be made by the parties, or the judge, to develop a custody or visitation solution which works in the best interest of the children.   But, these decisions must also insure that the children will have the financial resources they need to continue to grow and prosper.

Whether your divorce involves contested issues of fault, child custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, or a division of community property, the reality is that these cases can be very stressful and emotionally exhausting.  You need an experienced and compassionate attorney who understands Louisiana divorce law well.  Let me help you take a step back, and objectively focus on your legal situation, so you can make sound legal decisions.  Legal decisions based upon solid legal advice as you begin this new phase of your life.

Don’t approach a contested divorce without the right help.  You need a knowledgeable attorney on your side.  Someone to guide you and help you find workable solutions to your divorce and child custody issues.  Solutions which take into account the income and financial resources which you and your children will require in the future.

Resolve Your Child Custody Concerns

In a contested divorce, child custody issues are often at the heart of the matter.   It is crucial that both parents focus on what is in the best interests of their children rather than what they want, what benefits them, or what is most convenient for them.  I will fight hard to protect and maintain your parental rights.  I will work hard to help you have access to your children and meaningful involvement in the parenting decisions which will affect their lives in the future.  Protecting the rights of parents to have a positive influence in the lives of their children, while also ensuring that the children have a safe and nurturing environment in which to grow and thrive,  is at the heart of the legal solutions I seek to provide to my clients.

If your children have been abducted from a foreign country and brought to the United States, or your children are being retained in the United States in violation of your custody rights, I can help you as you seek to have your children returned to you as quickly as possible.  Likewise, if your children have been abducted from the United States and taken to a foreign country, or your children have been retained in a foreign country in violation of your custody rights,  I can help you. In these situations, you need act quickly to retain an experienced attorney who understands the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.  If you are facing this parental nightmare, call me now and let me help!

Equitably Divide Your Community Property

Knowing how to best divide community assets and liabilities is not easy.  Sometimes simply dividing each asset or liability equally is not feasible or the best solution.  Protecting your financial future, and making sure that your children have a safe and financially stable home in which to grow and mature, is vital to your family’s future.  Let me help you focus on the financial realities of divorce and help you to secure your, and your children’s, financial future.

My name is David Stanley and I would like to help you.  If you have questions, or need help with a contested divorce, child custody, or community property issues, call me now for an appointment so we can discuss your case in detail.  Take control of your legal problems and let me get to work finding solutions for you.  Don’t wait to get the help you need.  Call me now!