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How to Get Sole Child Custody in NY

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.

What Is Sole Custody in NY?

"Sole Custody" is a custody award that assigns both legal and physical custody to one parent. This parent is often called the "custodial parent." The non-custodial parent is generally granted visitation rights . Furthermore, while one parent may have primary custody, this parent may be required to deliberate with the non-custodial parent about certain child care decisions.

If you believe that you should be granted sole custody of your child, 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 get sole custody in New York.

Experienced New York Sole 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 get sole custody. Call today.

Schedule your initial case consultation regarding sole custody in New York. Contact Eiges & Orgel, PLLC!

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  • “Mr. Orgel got me custody of our daughter, more money than I expected and more of the house that I expected.”

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  • “If all divorce attorneys had the spirit of Kenneth "Ken" Eiges, cases would not drag on.”

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