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Child Custody Over Two Decades of Experience on Your Side

Katy Child Custody Lawyer

Determining Child Custody Arrangements in Sugar Land and the surrounding areas.

Father with custody of his daughterDuring a divorce, you should try to minimize conflict to spare your children from additional upset. However, you should not accept an unfair child custody arrangement just to avoid litigation. With a skilled attorney on your side, there may be other strategies for negotiating an equitable outcome.

At Barker Law Firm PC, we bring over 20 years of advocacy to the table. We can be tough in court, but we also offer alternatives to litigation.

If you are concerned about your children's best interests in a divorce, call (713) 597-3911 to talk to a lawyer today. We represent fathers and mothers.

Guidance through Child Custody Discussions

Our starting point is your relationship with your child. Texas family law courts presume that a child will benefit from the influence of both parents, which makes joint legal custody – called conservatorship in Texas – a natural choice. With this option, both parents are responsible for major decisions affecting the child. A number of creative approaches to visitation are also possible, including extended visitation.

Putting Children First

Any terms that the parties can mutually agree upon can be submitted as a proposed custody and visitation schedule to the court.

In Texas, a number of factors inform the court's custody determinations, including:

  • The child's own preferences
  • Any special physical, psychological, and emotional needs of the child
  • The relationship each parent has with the child
  • The type of home environment that each parent could provide to the child
  • The child's need for stability

Collectively, these factors inform the best interest of the child standard. However, it is up to the court to determine how much weight is afforded to each factor, depending on the unique circumstances of each case. This is where the skilled advocacy of Barker Law Firm PC can be utilized. We fight to make sure the court understands your side of the story and the nurturing that you can offer your child.

Get Answers to Your Child Custody Questions Today

Our firm has helped parents obtain favorable custody arrangements for over 20 years. If you are going through a divorce, make sure you have an experienced Katy child custody attorney on your side. Choose Barker Law Firm PC in your time of need.

Call (713) 597-3911 or contact us online today.

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    Georgia Barker

    Founding Attorney

    Georgia Barker was born in Corpus Christi, Texas and has lived in Houston for most of her life. She attended the University of Texas at Austin and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration. In her graduating class at UT Austin, there were 101 men and only 3 women. Ms. Barker earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Tulsa, College of Law and was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. She was admitted to the Oklahoma State Bar and the following year admitted to the Texas ...
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