Child Custody, Support, & Visitation
Staying Focused on What Really Matters

The term “Family Law” covers a wide range of legal matters.

Divorce can have a devastating effect on the entire family. While incredibly hard on the couple whose marriage is coming to an end, it can be even harder on the children involved. Often they don’t even understand what’s happening. As with most family law disputes, emotions can take over, making it impossible to stay focused on the important issues. That’s why it’s important to have someone on your side with experience and an objective view of the proceedings.

As an experienced divorce and child custody lawyer, Lance D. Youd can help you negotiate and resolve your child custody and visitation disputes as amicably and efficiently as possible.

Mediation & Negotiating Child Custody, Support & Visitation Agreements

In almost every case, divorce puts a strain on the parent-child relationship. You can prevent long-term damage, however, by staying focused on your child’s best interests. In many cases, this approach can take some of the strain off the relationship between the divorcing couple, as well. Reaching a fair and mutual agreement concerning your children doesn’t have to be a complicated, drawn-out process. Fighting over every little issue can become costly and cause unnecessary pain and resentment for everyone concerned. Having an experienced attorney on your side will help you separate the important matters from the unimportant and keep the focus on what is best for your children. The sooner you can reach a resolution, the sooner the entire family can move on to the next chapter of their lives.

Your Continuing Role as Parent & Role model

Regardless of the final outcome of any child custody and support dispute, both parents play a vital role in their children’s lives, helping them adjust, grow, and find their own way in the world. An important goal should be to keep both parents involved in the daily lives of their children, as well as important decisions such as schooling, religion, and the medical care the children receive. Both parents have rights. Ensuring that these rights are protected should not be an acrimonious and hostile process. The children see what’s going on — it’s important to set a good example by working together toward a resolution while parents transition to separate households.

Throughout the mediation process, Child Custody and Personal Injury Attorney Lance D. Youd can help your family take the necessary steps toward a better future. Contact us for a free initial telephone consultation to learn how we can help with your divorce and child custody issues.

STRATEGICALLY AGGRESSIVE APPROACH

First of all, Lance did not request this recommendation. This is earned over years of superb professionalism and service. As a marriage and individual counselor, there are many times that I have needed to access Lance´s services for my clients. In the nearly 20 years that I have worked with him, I have never had him serve a client poorly. The feedback has always been very positive and the clients feel that they have been well served.

He is prompt, thorough, detail oriented and very accessible to his clients. What I have appreciated most about Lance is what I would call a strategically aggressive approach. Lance is an excellent advocate for his client´s position. However, he also is able to see the bigger picture that extends beyond the immediate settlement and what the future will bring if certain legal paths are followed. This has been essential for the progress of our mutual clients. I have had experience with other attorneys that have won substantial settlements for their clients, but the ill-will engendered by a shortsighted desire to win in court has resulted in long term animosity between the parties that makes the victory and the gain thereof questionable. Lance never takes that path.

His ethics and values make him a vital colleague.

Karl P

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