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Child Custody

California Child Custody Lawyer

Are you a parent experiencing divorce? If so, child custody arrangements are most likely at the heart of many of your concerns. Consider the law office of David J. Crandall for legal representation during your divorce. Since 1974, our firm has helped parents experiencing divorce find reasonable solutions to their child custody concerns.

Would you like to arrange a free consultation with an attorney to discuss your child custody questions and concerns? Please contact the law office of David J. Crandall today. Read frequently asked questions about divorce.

Encouraging Equal Time with Children

The California court system generally encourages equal time with children. In this situation, child custody arrangements would consist of joint physical and legal custody. In situations where the best interest of the children would indicate otherwise, shared parenting time may not be encouraged. These situations may involve domestic violence, drug use, or alcohol abuse. Physical custody refers to the home the children live in. Legal custody refers to decision-making. Decisions can involve education, religion, non-emergency medical treatment, and extracurricular activities. Child custody also plays a role in determining child support payments.

Child Custody Modification

Our firm also helps people who have concerns about modifying child custody arrangements. These requests for modification may arise because a parent is moving to another part of the state or country, or because the child requests it. We also represent those who wish to contest proposed modifications. Contact our firm today to arrange your consultation.


5000 N. Parkway Calabasas
Ste. 310, Calabasas, Ca 91302
Ph. 818-591-7888
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The law office of David J. Crandall in Calabasas, California, is dedicated to family law issues. We represent clients from Los Angeles County and Ventura County. Including, San Fernando Valley, Calabasas, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Ventura, Conejo Valley, Tarzana, Encino, Canoga Park, West Hills, Woodland Hills, Northridge, Westlake Village, Agoura, Sherman Oaks, Oak Park, Oxnard and North Hills.