Kazimi Law Firm | Attorney
Kazimi Law Firm | Attorney, Soheila Kazimi Attorney At Law
Ms Kazimi graduated from the University of West Los Angeles and is a member of both the San Fernando Valley Bar Association and Iranian American Lawyer Association.
Divorce and separation can be emotional and stressful times in your life. Kazimi Law Firm will help you get through these times as quickly and as painlessly as possible.
We will give you the personal attention you deserve and protect your best interests. Kazimi Law Firm understands your concerns of custody, support, and property. You can count on us for confidential, honest communication and feedback throughout the process. Life is difficult enough on its own. In California, you may be required to complete mediation through the court system.
Kazimi Law Firm will set up mediation with the court first thing in your custody case. Parents will resolve most of the issues surrounding custody and visitation through mediation prior to going before a judge. One of the most difficult issues that arise during separation and divorce proceedings are those involving children.
Parents who decide to end their marriage and divorce will need to have a plan for deciding where their children will live and how they will be cared for by one or both parties. California courts require that parents present a custody agreement that is in the best interest of a child. We understand that each family is unique and we work to help you present a parenting plan that best meets the needs of your children. Children have a basic need to feel loved and be cared for by both parents. Iranian Divorce Lawyer in Los Angeles
In California, either one parent can have custody of children or both parents can share custody. Courts make the final decision about custody and visitation, but they will also usually approve a competent parenting plan that is agreed to by both parents. There are two types of child custody orders: legal and physical. Legal Custody Legal custody concerns how parents will divide responsibilities and how major decisions about a child’s health, education, and welfare will be made.
Legal custody can be joint, having both parents share the right and responsibility to make important decisions, or sole, having one parent take full responsibility for major decisions. Physical Custody Physical custody concerns where children will live. Joint custody will mean that a child will live with both parents, and sole or primary custody means that a child will live with one parent a majority of the time while also visiting the other parent. Joint physical custody is not a stringent 50 / 50 split, but rather a more fluid arrangement that best suits the entire family.
When determining child custody, a court will consider factors that affect the best interest of the child. These include: Age of the child Health of the child Emotional ties between children and parents Abilities of parents to care for the child Any history of family violence or substance abuse The child’s ties to school, home, and community If you have kids, determining custody and visitation can be one of the most difficult parts of a divorce. The court prefers that both parents work out custody and visitation issues, and will normally require you to go to mediation before a judge will make an order regarding child custody.
The court always views custody and visitation questions from the aspect of what is best for the child, not who is the most deserving parent. It is usually far better for the children involved to have the parents work out an agreement than to have a court determine custody and visitation. Child custody issues are often resolved through court mediation. Kazimi Law Firm will work to prepare you for your mediation as if it were a trial. We will work to merge your best interests with the best interests of your children. You can count on our office to provide honest communication about your case and provide emotional support throughout the process.
Your children are the most important aspect of a divorce. Custody and visitation are key issues in a divorce and we will work with you every step of the way. We will explain your rights at the start of the divorce because this may be a confusing and stressful time in your life. Kazimi Law Firm will make sure you have an understanding of your parental rights. Let us do the work for you.
There are a few ways in which a visitation judgment can be reached, and having a family law attorney advocating for your concerns can make all the difference. Scheduled Visitation Detailed and scheduled visitation plans are a common order issued by courts because they prevent a great deal of conflict and confusion.
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