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How to Seek Sole Child Custody in New York

Are you fighting for sole custody in New York?

While joint custody is typically preferred in child custody cases, there are situations where it is not feasible. In these cases, the court may be dealing with a parent who has struggled with alcohol or drug dependency, has a history of domestic violence or has otherwise proven to be an unfit or unsuitable parent. In these cases, the custodial parent may argue for what is known as sole custody. When this is awarded, the parent will be given complete physical and / or legal custody of the child to assume all parental responsibilities.

If you believe that this is the custody best suited for your situation, then you should not hesitate to pick up the phone and contact a New York child custody lawyer from Eiges & Orgel, PLLC. Over the years, we have been successful in helping our clients to determine the best course of action for their case and have demonstrated a clear ability to help our clients during trying situations. Should you choose to work with us, you be able to be confident knowing that you will have an advocate on your side who is dedicated to helping you.

Experienced New York Custody Attorney

When it's your family that you're dealing with, you want an advocate who will be willing to invest the necessary time and energy into helping you gain the optimum outcome. As an AV® peer rated firm with an "excellent" rating on Avvo.com, we have proven that we have what it takes to help clients in tough custody battles. You can trust that we will go the distance in our efforts to helping you. Call today.

To schedule your initial case consultation regarding sole custody, contact Eiges & Orgel, PLLC.

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  • “My advise to anyone in a desperate situation , call this lawyer as soon as you can, you will be very glad you did...”

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  • “Thanks to Ken, I was able to keep my home, my business, and make sure my children would be taken care of through college.”

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