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Child Custody Lawyer in Harrisburg

Serving Families throughout Dauphin County

A divorce is an emotionally taxing experience and determining child custody can be one of the most contentious decisions to make during the divorce proceedings. To ensure that your child is safe, healthy, and happy, you will want an experienced Harrisburg child custody attorney by your side, representing your needs and goals either in or out of court. At The Law Office of Jason R. Carpenter, we take the time to understand your needs and goals in child custody negotiations so that we can present your case as effectively as possible.

Seeking representation for a child custody dispute? Contact The Law Office of Jason R. Carpenter online or call (717) 537-0928.

Child Custody Laws in Central Pennsylvania

In the state of Pennsylvania, a court’s decision regarding child custody is always made in the best interest of the child. If you and your partner cannot come to an agreement about custody and parenting arrangements, the court will step in and create a plan on your behalf.

When determining custody, the court will consider the child’s:

  • Education and the location of their school
  • Medical needs
  • Mental well-being
  • Relationships with each parent/family members
  • The child’s wishes

The court’s custody order will allocate custody and any visitation rights for non-custodial parents. Parents may share custody – physical and legal custody can be shared equally. Sole custody is also an option, though it is rarely ordered.

Modifying Child Custody Orders

Life changes constantly and sometimes, a child custody order that was once acceptable is no longer reflective of you and your family’s situation. Should you need to make modifications to an existing child custody order, The Law Office of Jason R. Carpenter can help, representing you and your child’s best interests. We take our time carefully crafting a strong argument that will reflect your goals.

Catering to Your Family’s Needs

At The Law Office of Jason R. Carpenter, we know that no two divorces are the same – and therefore, no two child custody cases are the same. Our Harrisburg child custody lawyer will take the time to get to know you and tailor his services to meet your needs. During this stressful experience, our team can be there to handle the complicated legal work and negotiations on your behalf, making things simple and stress-free so that you can focus on your family.

Get in touch with The Law Office of Jason R. Carpenter to schedule a free consultation. Call (717) 537-0928 today.

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To Gain the Representation You Need, Call (717) 537-0928
  1. We offer a phased flat fee model to save you money & time.
  2. Our team knows that every case is different and needs to be treated as such.
  3. Our key to preparation is client communication. We are with you to explain every step of the legal process.
  4. At our firm, kids come first. We are driven to get the best possible outcome to suit your childrens' needs and well-being.
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