Protecting Your Parental Visitation Rights

No matter what side of a visitation case you are on, you will want to obtain the legal guidance of our firm to help you navigate the legal process. We can help you fight for your right to visitation or help you protect your children if a parenting plan has been violated. The parent who does not receive rights to physical custody of a child will likely receive the opportunity to obtain visitation rights. At Sunshine & Feinstein, we can use all of our available resources and experience to protect your rights during your visitation case.

How is visitation determined in New York?

When a child custody order is disputed, visitation is often awarded to the non-custodial parent of a sole custodial arrangement. New York courts presume that frequent and meaningful contact with both parents is important to the development of the child. Non-custodial parents are typically only denied visitation rights under extreme conditions, such as if there is evidence of harm to the child. The judge will take into account various considerations to ensure that the child’s best interests are protected.

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As courts determine the best interests of the child for the family’s child visitation order, they will select one of the following options:

  • Unsupervised visitation
  • Supervised visitation
  • Therapeutic supervised visitation
  • Neutral place of exchange
  • Monitored exchange

If you need assistance with a child visitation order or want to have your current order modified, we can provide you with the legal representation you need. With more than 50 years of combined experience, our legal team can help you fight for your rights. Speak with one of our Long Island divorce attorneys for an in-person case evaluation! Contact Sunshine & Feinstein today for the representation you need during each step of your case.

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