Child Custody Law in Pennsylvania

Child custody is probably the most emotional and important issue for parents facing divorce or separation. Every parent strongly feels the innate instinct to protect his or her children.

Cooley & Handy have over 35 combined years of experience in family law, serving individuals within Bucks County and Montgomery County. Cooley & Handy understand that child custody cases are often highly emotional. We provide strong but sensitive representation to help families resolve these difficult matters. We will help you understand PA child custody law and clearly explain to you your legal rights and your practical options in custody matters. We will also help you cope with the inevitable fears and worries that arise during child custody litigation.

The child custody lawyers at Cooley & Handy can provide representation in the private negotiation and litigation of disputes related to a wide variety of child custody issues, including living arrangements, visitation, and parental decision-making related to education, medical care, and financial considerations. Cooley & Handy can also help obtain custody arrangements that meet the needs of families with challenging situations, such as when parents live in different states, or where one or both parents’ jobs involve shift work, travel, or other extraordinary obligations.

If you are contemplating a divorce law or other family law action that involves child custody issues, we encourage you to contact Cooley & Handy's child custody attorneys as early as possible in the process. Steps taken early, particularly in custody matters, can often have a significant impact on the outcome of your case.

If you are interested in exploring our representation, please contact our office to schedule a consultation.

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