Be prepared if you need to take custody disputes to court

by | Jul 25, 2019 | Child Custody And Visitation

With cases involving child custody and visitation, you can’t be too careful. It’s impossible to imagine being separated from your children, but that is possible if you face unfair accusations or unexpected statements from the other party in court.

It is usually best for parents to work through custody disputes on their own, so that they can come up with a plan that works. Sometimes, that’s not possible, though. Parents who have high-conflict divorces may need someone else to step in to help.

When your case is going to trial, get the right help from your attorney. Your attorney will be skilled in litigation and making you look your best in court. They will also give you helpful tips on how to appear most appropriate in court to help your case.

What are some tips for looking your best in divorce court?

For the case, it’s a good idea to make sure you’re well-groomed, including combing or brushing your hair, wearing business-professional clothing and avoiding wearing or doing anything obviously derogatory in court. While the way you look shouldn’t have a major impact on the court, first impressions are still important. Someone who arrives looking disheveled may be subconsciously showing the court that they don’t care.

It’s also smart to arrive early and to put on a positive face. Don’t interrupt the judge or either attorney. It’s necessary for you to be as respectful as you can, so that you’re putting your best foot forward.

Our site has more on divorce court and what you can do to help your case.

*The above is not meant to be legal advice, and every case is different. Feel free to reach out to us at Hoover Krepelka, LLP, if you have any questions. Information contained in this content and website should not be relied on as legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice on your specific situation. 

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