Photo of attorneys Nicholas A. Jones and Alyssa L. Hawkins

Partners in Criminal Defense

Serving Central Alabama
Photo of attorneys Nicholas A Jones and Alyssa L Hawkins

Busy schedules and custody matters

In the modern workforce, many employees face a lot of hardships with respect to their job, not only in terms of the physical and mental toll that come with a tough position but also in terms of their time. For those getting divorced or dealing with post-divorce matters such as child custody, it is often especially hard to find time to approach custody issues.

When it comes to your child’s well-being and your relationship with your kids, custody issues require your full attention and you need to prioritize this facet of family law.

Taking a break from work to deal with custody matters

Sometimes, it is a good idea for people to take a break from work in order to handle custody issues they are going through. Whether someone takes a few days off, temporarily reduces their workload by backing out of projects or even decides to stop working altogether until their divorce is over, this often helps people devote more of their time and energy to critical issues such as child custody.

Talking with a busy ex

Even if one parent is not overwhelmed with work and other responsibilities, custody issues are often harder to deal with if their ex is very busy. Sometimes, this makes communication nearly impossible and prevents couples from working together to find a favorable outcome. It is important to help your former spouse realize how crucial child custody is, if possible, and take steps to prevent a difficult dispute.

On our website, you will find additional material devoted to the process of establishing custody and other aspects of family law.

FindLaw Network