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Attending The First Hearing In A Virginia Beach Emergency Child Custody Case

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Child Custody | 0 comments

Attending The First Hearing In A Virginia Beach Emergency Child Custody Case

Family court plaqueThis is the fourth post in my series on dealing with child custody cases involving drug use in Virginia Beach, Virginia. My last post discussed the process for filing for an emergency custody order with the Court. In this article, I will discuss what to expect at the first hearing concerning your request for an emergency change of custody. I will also further expound on the types of evidence needed to bolster one’s claim for child custody. Contact my office today to speak with an attorney if you need assistance. (more…)

Filing For An Emergency Child Custody Order In Virginia Beach Cases Involving Drug Use

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in Child Custody | 0 comments

Filing For An Emergency Child Custody Order In Virginia Beach Cases Involving Drug Use

family law papersThis is the third post in my series on how drug use impacts child custody in Virginia Beach. My last article discussed how Courts view different types of drug use cases. I also provided information on factors the Court is likely to take into consideration before modifying a custody order. In this article, I will discuss the process for filing an emergency custody order. The Court does not take emergency requests lightly and it is best to speak with an attorney. If you need assistance or would like to discuss your options for child custody, contact my office today to speak with a lawyer. (more…)

Virginia Beach Courts Consider Some Types Of Drug Use To Be More Serious Than Others In Child Custody Cases

Posted by on Jan 12, 2018 in Child Custody | 0 comments

Virginia Beach Courts Consider Some Types Of Drug Use To Be More Serious Than Others In Child Custody Cases

Judge on the benchThis is the second post in my series on how drug use impacts Virginia Beach child custody cases. Our first post provided an overview of the topics I will be addressing over the course of this series. I also stressed the importance of retaining counsel when you believe that the other parent is engaging in illicit drug use. An experienced child custody lawyer can help you decide on what steps to take in this process. In this article I will discuss how different types of drug use are viewed by the Court. If you require assistance, contact my office today to speak with an attorney. (more…)