St. Cloud Child Custody Lawyer

Throughout divorce proceedings, most parents are concerned with custody proceedings and how often they will be able to spend time with their children. While each case is unique, there are some general rules that Minnesota courts use to determine child custody.

The primary concern of Minnesota courts throughout custody proceedings is in finding the best solution for the child. Often, the result is some form of joint custody and is determined based on a number of factors, including:

  • Child's preference

  • Stability and continuity

  • Parental mental and physical health

In Minnesota, it is common to have joint custody agreements, with both parents retaining some influence in the child's life and having a division of parenting time that allows both parents time with the child.

Joint custody is, according to the court, in the best interest of the child in most situations. The joint custody decision is impacted, however, by the parents' willingness to communicate and collaborate for the best interest of the child.

If you and your loved ones are working through these and related issues, we encourage you to reach out to our St. Cloud child custody attorney as soon as possible.

At Carlson Law Firm, P.A., we are committed to your success. We are prepared to put our experience, comprehensive knowledge and hands-on approach to help you reach a place of greater well-being and stability.

To get in touch and schedule a free initial consultation with our lawyer to discuss family law issues, call 320-247-4545 or email the firm.

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Saint Cloud, MN 56301

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