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    Our trial-proven lawyers do what is necessary to champion the rights of our clients in negotiations, mediation and litigation.

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FAQS ON CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION ARRANGEMENTS

Child custody and visitation rights cases are some of the most sensitive in nature — a fact that we are acutely aware of at the Law Offices of Richard K. Isles. Accordingly, we handle these types of cases with the utmost sensitivity, care and privacy.

Give us a call at 951-643-3829 to discuss your unique situation. We serve clients throughout the Inland Empire.

Whether you are looking to establish child custody, obtain parental rights in a paternity action or you are interested in modifying a current custody arrangement, we are here to help. Make sure you are not denied the right to live or visit with your children.

What Factors Are Considered By California Courts?

To determine a child custody order, the court will consider a number of different factors, just some of which include:

  • Child’s age (the court can consider a child’s preference if the child is 12 years of age or older)
  • Child’s health
  • Any evidence of family violence or substance abuse
  • Each parent’s lifestyle choices
  • Each parent’s ability to care and provide for the child
  • Current emotional bond between each parent and child

Do Mothers Have An Advantage In Getting Custody?

In almost all cases, the court will try to keep both parents involved in the child’s life. The details of this are to be determined in a detailed plan called a parenting plan.

Exceptions to this rule occur when it can be proven that one parent’s mental and/or physical behaviors could be detrimental to the child’s well-being. For example, a parent whose history involves domestic violence, child abuse, and/or drug abuse could be denied custody of their child.

What Role Can Your Attorney Play In Resolving Custody Issues?

Our attorneys and staff are committed to safeguarding the rights of parents and their children in child custody and visitation disputes. Clients appreciate that our lawyers and staff are not stuffed shirts, but real people providing affordable representation for parents seeking to protect their rights. We have earned a reputation for our efficiency in negotiating favorable results, as well as our fierce advocacy in litigation when the opposing side is not willing to reach a reasonable settlement.

Get Started On Protecting Your Parent-Child Relationship With One Call

We encourage you to contact our office online or call 951-643-3829 as soon as possible if you’re trying to establish custody of your child in Riverside, San Bernardino or San Diego North counties. We are here to help you obtain the best results for both you and your family.

Divorce and Legal Separation

Divorce and Legal Separation

Since 1989, the Law Offices of Richard K. Isles has served as a well-respected, full-service family law practice providing solutions and aggressive advocacy for men and women.

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Child Custody & Visitation

Child Custody & Visitation

Family law problems involving children can be unsettling for a parent. Our trial lawyers and legal team know how important your children are to you and we will get you the best results.

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CPS & Child Abuse Defense

CPS & Child Abuse Defense

Our family law and criminal defense experience fortifies our ability to analyze the evidence and the agency’s allegations. We aggressively represent parents accused of abuse.

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Domestic Violence Cases

Domestic Violence Cases

Whether you need rapid, effective legal representation to protect yourself and your family, or you are facing allegations of domestic violence contact us for a Free Consultation.

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FOCUSED ON DYNAMIC SOLUTIONS

29+ Years of Experience

Gaining an advantage can make all the difference.

We are aggressive lawyers who take the time to provide a unique strategy that is based on local courtroom experience since 1989. Our substantial experience in local courtrooms throughout Southern California gives you the benefit of our knowledge in the local codes, local rules and tendencies of judges. Our skilled attorneys can assess your case by evaluating certain factors, including the attorney on the opposing side, the courtroom assigned to your case as well as allegations made against you. We leverage that strength to strategically and efficiently obtain results.

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  • Job well done!

    Job well done!

    “When I had the need to search for a Divorce Attorney I did my research. I looked at websites, called over a dozen, and met with four local lawyers. Richard K. Isles was my final choice. My first impression was correct – that he knew the steps to take in my divorce, and he actually listened to my concerns ( which was primarily the need for an amicable settlement). I did not want to disrupt the childrens’ lives beyond reason and needed to make the whole divorce ordeal as smooth as possible. This was exactly what I received. No regrets. Job well done!”

    Lesley Cunningham

  • The Office Saved Me a Lot of Money

    The Office Saved Me a Lot of Money

    “I was impressed by the three Family Law attorneys at this law office. In my opinion, they are all knowledgeable with the law and stay on top of the ever-changing and complex issues surrounding child custody and visitation law. They personally helped me with my custody issues related to my daughter. The office saved me a lot of money, but more importantly came up with a visitation schedule that I could live with, and that will benefit my daughter. Highly recommended.”

    K Smith

  • I have a Good Future to Look Forward to Because of You.

    I have a Good Future to Look Forward to Because of You.

    “Keeps House and 90% Custody. Without Richard K. Isles, this positive future outlook would have taken a much different turn. Thank you Richard K. Isles. From the bottom of my heart. I have a good future to look forward to because of you.”

    Francois Guay

  • Great divorce attorney; knows what they’re doing!

    Great divorce attorney; knows what they’re doing!

    “Very aggressive and knowledgeable. Every single court appearance and hearing was decided in my favor. Office staff was always very helpful and responsive to any issues that I brought up. I would highly recommend this lawyer to anyone!”

    YVETTE

  • Incredible Family Law Attorney

    Incredible Family Law Attorney

    “This is the third time I have used Mr. Isles to represent me in my child custody and family law matters. Mr. Isles has done an excellent job every single time. Mr. Isles did an excellent job of belittling opposing counsel; a high priced Orange County family law attorney and successfully got what is really needed in the best interest of my son and my family….”

    John

  • Divorce Final – Freedom Papers in Hand

    Divorce Final – Freedom Papers in Hand

    “I chose Richard Isles after meeting him in person at his office. I can confidently say my case was finalized without any problems or delay. Was quoted the average retainer fee for divorce and custody. Each issue that was important to my future (custody and support payments) was handled and resolved against the ex’s lawyer smoothly and without delay. I actually came out of this with more than I hoped for….”

    Chris

  • Only The Best

    Only The Best

    “If only the best is what you want, then you want Richard Isles. He is extremely intelligent, knows the law, knows all the right moves, knows the weaknesses of his opponent and yet has no visible weakness of his own…”

    Ron

  • Absolutely Recommend!

    Absolutely Recommend!

    “I would like to say that the Law Offices of Richard Isles has been a tremendous help during this difficult time. They provided guidance through my entire divorce process. I was always able to get a hold of someone in the office whenever I had questions or concerns…”

    Olivia

  • Outstanding Law Office

    Outstanding Law Office

    “I was going through a separation/divorce and contacted the Law Office of Richard K. Isles. They were nothing but amazing. Very supportive in all matters and going through the court process as we know is very nerve racking but I was taken care of throughout all…”

    Arlene

  • Very Grateful

    Very Grateful

    “I am a young mother of a 2 year old, a student and I work as well, so the best thing for me was to hire an attorney to get the “whole process” of my divorce a bit easier and painless…”

    Karen

  • Results and Resolution

    Results and Resolution

    “The Attorneys’ and Support staff in the Riverside, CA office work well with all clients. Even if the attorney is at court the support staff is able to assist and answer questions and/or concerns so no phone call is a waste of time…”

    Shawna

Riverside Divorce Lawyer Office

Riverside Office

10367 Hole Avenue
Riverside, CA 92505

(951) 643-3829

Corona Divorce Lawyer Office

Corona Office

1101 California Avenue Suite 207
Corona, CA 92881

(951) 878-0997

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Temecula Office

43533 Ridge Park Drive Suite J
Temecula, CA 92590

(951) 352-8700

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