DUTKO & CHWIECKO DEFENDING RIGHTS - PROTECTING FAMILIES
When you're looking for a local custody lawyer in Allentown, Reading, or Pottsville turn to Dutko & Chwiecko. We represent clients in custody disputes throught Berks, Lehigh, and Schuylkill Counties. Child custody disputes can turn hostile because children are the most important thing in your life. Unfortunately, some cases turn so hostile that one parent attempts to alienate the child from the other parent. At Dutko & Chwiecko, we understand that custody disputes can be troubling and stressful. Attorney Dutko has the expertise needed to create a legal strategy that gives you the best chance of achieving your goals. Negotiation is always the first step to creating a custody schedule that benefits the child. When negotiating fails, you need a skilled trial lawyer to convince the court of your position.
Pennsylvania law requires the court to determine "the best interest of the child." To accomplish this, the judge must consider the following16 factors:
It is the job of a skilled trial attorney to show the judge that most of the 16 factors favor their client.
In limited circumstances third-parties, grandparents, and great-grandparents may seek physical custody of a minor child. Due to the nature of the law, third-parties, grandparents, and great-grandparents should consult with an attorney to determine if they have standing to bring a suit.
Attorney Dutko also represents client in Children & Youth Dependency matters. If you've been visited by a CYS Caseworker, you need aggressive representation to keep your family together.
Call Dutko & Chwiecko for all your family law needs.
If you're involved in a custody dispute in Berks, Lehigh, or Schuylkill Counties call Dutko & Chwiecko for a Free Consultation. We offer affordable rates and financing for those who quality. Contact Dutko & Chwiecko and let's start working on your custody case.