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Child Custody Attorneys in Greenville, South Carolina

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The question of who will be awarded custody of the children can spark some of the most difficult court fights between divorcing couples. Get the closure you seek while maintaining a sense of stability by seeking our representation for matters of child custody law in Greenville, SC.

When a divorce or separation seems inevitable, rely on Temple & Mann for the legal assistance you require for settling a variety of issues related to your children. We know that a carefully negotiated custody agreement is preferable to a long, drawn-out court battle. Contact us today for help with the following:

  • Child custody: sole or joint custody

  • Visitation (parenting time):

  • If you are a noncustodial parent, an attorney can ensure that you have visitation rights, which give you the opportunity to remain close to your children. It's a right that shouldn't be taken lightly. South Carolina courts can take parenting time away if you fail to abide by the terms of the agreement.

  • Child support payments

  • Time-sharing

Drawing upon our years of experience, we will work diligently to help protect your rights while ensuring that the interests of the children involved are represented.

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Advocating for You in Child Custody Hearings

While it is usually in the best interest of the child for the parents to have a joint-custody agreement in which both parents are responsible for raising the child, we understand that certain factors may prevent maintaining such an agreement. Turn to our child custody attorneys when your table mediation fails to get you the advocacy in court that you need. Let us stand before the judge in order to ensure that the safety of your children is protected. Call today to schedule an appointment with our child custody lawyer to learn what we can do for your kids.

Understanding Custody in South Carolina

When Greenville couples divorce, they must determine if one parent will have primary responsibility for taking care of the children or if they will share parenting duties. At one time, custody was awarded to one parent, usually the mother.

Things are changing in South Carolina. Not only do fathers have an equal opportunity to have custody of the kids, but they also have a greater say in their upbringing. Some couples are able to work out a joint custody agreement in which the children live a specified amount of time with each parent. Others may find it easier to have joint custody, but primary placement (you share custody and decision-making and the child lives with one parent).

As Greenville child custody lawyers, we'll help you find a custody arrangement that serves the best interests of your child and satisfies your needs. We'll help you work out other issues, too, such as homeschooling instead of sending the kids to school. Every divorce is unique, and so are the child custody issues that accompany it. For questions about child custody or visitation, contact us today .