In a range of sad and unfortunate circumstances, it may be necessary for grandparents or others to step in for parents who are unable to care for their children or not suited to doing so. California laws clearly prioritize the best interests of the child in such situations, and our experienced Newport Beach family lawyers are prepared to explain the nuances of these laws and share extensive knowledge of past non-parent custody actions and results statewide.
We approach each client with sensitivity to his or her overall family situation and a genuine desire to grasp personal needs and priorities. Whether death, an injury or illness, abuse or neglect, addiction, criminal activity or other tragic factors have created the need for you to pursue a child custody action — and however vigorously you believe the case may be contested — you can turn to our firm for informed counsel and determined representation.
Our Orange County child custody and guardianship lawyers have extensive experience obtaining results in the best interests of children, and that is the standard we must ultimately meet in any "third-party" custody or guardianship case.
Whether your case calls for a sensitive and persuasive negotiator or a dynamic trial lawyer, you will find representation you can trust at The Law Offices of Burch, Coulston & Shepard, LLP, in Newport Beach.
Contact us at (949) 565-4158 for caring personal attention, practical guidance on your likelihood of success and a deep commitment to accomplishing your custody and/or guardianship goals.