Most parents know, nothing gets them more worked up than a situation that is unfavorable or bad for their child. This is because the parenting instinct kicks in and you want to do everything you can to ensure a favorable situation for your child. It’s only normal to feel this way. However, when going through a child custody determination, emotions can run high for that and other reasons too.
While this may be true, emotions shouldn’t be getting in the way of a beneficial child custody arrangement for your child. The first thing they will tell you about child custody decisions are that they are made in the best interests of the child. This means you, as their parent, should be acting on behalf of the best interests of your child. Generally, causing a situation to be more stressful by playing into your emotions isn’t favorable for your child.
Staying cool, calm and collected is. This will ensure that a parent has thought through every possibility of the issue before acting on behalf of a child’s best interests. At Maggio Law Firm PC, we know how emotional this time can be, whether going through a divorce or just trying to agree on a solution of child custody with a child’s parent. We take pride in our ability to guide our clients and to help them leverage their emotions to be to their child’s advantage, not their detriment.
It’s easy to get triggered by what other people might say and do. Keeping your focus on your child, your goals for them and a long-term solution can help you stay grounded. After all, your child is very important to you. We can help you achieve the best for them.