In Georgia, when parents cannot agree on child custody, a judge will decide. Courts base custody decisions on the “best interests of the child.” Factors used to determine the “best interests of the child” include:
The best interests inquiry is open-ended and places a premium on preparation and effective advocacy. Your child’s future can hinge upon a two-hour court hearing. Judges often lose patience with advocates who are unprepared or take too long to make their point. David Abbott knows how to gather your evidence, identify the most important witness, and make your case crisp and persuasive.