Divorcing parents want what’s best for their children, but the conflicts that ended their marriage sometimes creep into discussions over custody and visitation. Our Harker Heights law firm, Seigman, Starritt-Burnett & Sinkfield, PLLC, assists parents in Bell and Coryell counties whether they agree with their partners on key issues or have serious disputes. We’ll explain the relevant Texas law relating to conservatorship, access and possession, so that you have an informed perspective before negotiations begin. By thoroughly reviewing the child’s physical, emotional and educational needs, our attorneys help to develop sound parenting plans and work diligently to implement and, when needed, enforce them.
During a divorce, we make sense of what can seem like a chaotic situation and deliver knowledgeable counsel on the:
Family law attorney Cari Starritt-Burnett relies on more than 20 years of experience to help clients in Killeen, Copperas Cove and throughout the area overcome challenges. Starting with a free consultation, we’ll give parents the information they need about crucial choices involving their children.
Both parents must honor the terms of custody orders and secure court approval for any modifications, no matter how compelling or obvious the reason might seem. Relocation requests often trigger significant disputes, especially when a child’s primary home might be moved far from where the other parent lives. Whether the proposed move is prompted by a job change, family illness or some other factor, we’ll advise you about the likelihood of a successful motion and advocate for a resolution that is in the child’s best interests and continues to enable frequent, meaningful contact between the child and both parents. Our firm also handles proceedings involving alleged violation and enforcement of existing orders on conservatorship, access and possession.
Grandmothers and grandfathers play an important role in the lives of children, but a divorce, prison sentence or death can drive a wedge between a young person and one side of their family. As in other custody and visitation decisions, courts are bound to make a decision based on what is in the child’s best interests. If you’ve been kept away from your grandson or granddaughter, we will evaluate the pertinent circumstances and explain the likelihood of a legal remedy.
Our experienced family law attorney will review drafted settlement documents to ensure you are protected. Be informed before you sign settlement documents involving the custodial arrangement, and let Cari Starritt-Burnett review and go over your settlement agreement terms with you. Our review of already prepared settlement documents is charged at the attorney’s hourly rate.
If you are looking to hire compassionate representation on child custody issues, call us to schedule a free initial consultation regarding your situation at 254-781-8282 or contact us online. Our office is located in Harker Heights, and we serve clients in Killeen, Fort Hood, Copperas Cove, Belton and throughout Bell and Coryell counties.