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Child Custody & Visitation Information Provided by an Atlanta Child Custody Attorney


While divorce is often a painful time, this process is further complicated when there are child custody disputes at issue. Because this is such a significant and sensitive issue, it is important that you have an experienced Atlanta child custody attorney assist you in obtaining the best outcome for your child.

If possible, it is best to settle your child custody dispute outside of the courtroom with the assistance of your Atlanta divorce attorney. The attorneys at Ridley & Pryor are available to help you settle your child custody dispute or to undergo a child custody hearing if necessary.

Georgia courts often look at the circumstances surrounding the custody battle when determining which parent should receive custody of the child. Such circumstances often include:

  • The individual needs of the child
  • The child’s desires
  • Parental suitability of each parent
  • The prior role of each parent in the child’s upbringing
  • Location of the parents’ respective homes
  • Any prior agreements between the parents

While none of these circumstances is controlling, the court will always have the best interests of the child in mind when making a custody determination. Accordingly, it is essential to have an Atlanta child custody lawyer assist you in conveying the right message to the judge who is hearing your child custody dispute. The attorneys at Ridley & Pryor are experienced Atlanta trial attorneys who can assist you in presenting your case to the judge.

It is equally important to have the assistance of an Atlanta child custody lawyer when negotiating visitation rights or the right to relocate yourself or your child. Whether you are fighting for custody of your child, wish to expand your visitation rights, or are having difficulty relocating, an Atlanta child custody attorney at Ridley & Pryor is available to assist you with your child custody issues. Contact the experienced attorneys at Ridley & Pryor today for a free consultation.

John Ridley is an independent attorney, and Michael P. Pryor, P.C. is a professional corporation which employs an independent attorney. John Ridley and Michael P. Pryor, P.C. give independent legal advice, and nothing on this web site should be construed as representing that John Ridley and Michael P. Pryor, P.C. are a partnership under Georgia law.