Flint, Michigan, Child Custody Lawyer

In Michigan, the best interests of the child are the foundation of any negotiations or court orders regarding child custody (parenting time) when parents separate, divorce or were never married to each other. The Flint, Michigan, area family law firm of Charles D. Riley, Attorney at Law, welcomes inquiries from mothers and fathers. Get straight answers for your questions such as the following with an experienced, empathetic family law attorney:

  • Can I, the father, get joint physical custody in addition to joint legal custody?
  • How will child custody impact child support?
  • At what age will my daughter's or son's preferences be taken into account when deciding which parent she or he will live with most of the time?
  • How can I protect my child from negative influences in the other parent's home, such as drug or alcohol consumption, drunk driving arrests, habitual driving without a valid license, mental illness or cohabitation with a new boyfriend or girlfriend? Can I get sole custody in such a case?
  • My spouse has inflicted domestic violence on me. How will this influence child custody and visitation orders?

The law office of Charles D. Riley, Attorney at Law, in Flint, Michigan, is one of the few law firms in the area that offers initial consultations in all practice areas. Call or e-mail us to schedule a no-cost, no-obligation meeting with Mr. Riley to discuss child custody, your family's unique circumstances and your Michigan divorce.

Your child's well-being, your parental rights, your and your child's bonding, and your financial circumstances all matter a great deal when it comes to child custody and child support. Get answers to your questions and take every precaution you can to ensure the best possible outcome in your Michigan divorce or child custody proceedings when you are not married to the mother (or father) of your child. Call or e-mail Charles D. Riley, Attorney at Law, to schedule a consultation.