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Austin Child Custody Attorneys
Divorce and other family law proceedings that involve children can often be contentious. Our Austin divorce lawyers encourage parents to always put the needs of children first when involved in a divorce, child custody, child visitation, paternity or other contested family law matter.
Parents who are no longer together often have difficulties agreeing on the terms of custody of their children. When parents cannot agree on child custody and visitation arrangements, the court must step in and decide. Parents should be aware that their behavior may harm their chances when seeking partial or full custody of their children. Our experienced Austin child custody lawyers can guide you the child custody process.
Determining Child Custody in Texas
The court’s primary concern in child custody matters is the best interest of the child. The court has great discretion when making custody determinations, but case law has laid out the specific factors judges should consider when making custody determinations in Texas, including:
Custody battles are often contentious and can be complex because the court considers so many factors when making decisions in these cases. If you are having issues with child custody, consult an experienced Austin child custody attorney who can advise you of your options.
Helping Your Family Work Through Child Custody
Through communication, mediation, collaborative law and other creative means of dispute resolution, our Austin child custody attorneys have helped many clients protect their parental rights, while resolving divorce and family law cases amicably. When disputes are not resolved by agreement, attorneys Jimmy Vaught, Erin Leake, and Jillian French have the trial experience necessary to act as powerful advocates in the courtroom.
We Advocate for Your Family
Jimmy Vaught — Board-Certified in Family Law and Civil Appellate Law By the Texas Board of Legal Specialization with decades of legal experience — and his associates Erin Leake and Jillian French represent a wide range of family law matters that affect parental rights and financial support for children, including:
Attorneys with Integrity
Best Attorney in Texas. Smartest, kindest, has most integrity, dedicated to making the practice of law better and the best sense of humor.
Excellent work in mediation yesterday! I woke up this morning and was still happy with the outcome, so I know that means we did well!
Meet the Team
ATTORNEY JIMMY VAUGHT
Board-certified in family law and civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Specialization
ATTORNEY ERIN LEAKE
Family law attorney with broad experience in a variety of divorce and family law matters.
ATTORNEY JILLIAN FRENCH
Family law lawyer with experience in family law and military divorce.
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