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Parents' Rights

Understanding Your Parental Rights

Family Law Attorney in La Mesa, CA

Oftentimes, law firms treat you as another case number, rarely giving you the time and attention that you need to feel confident in your case. As a La Mesa family lawyer, I combine years of experience with extensive research to give parents the legal representation they need. I take great pride in treating you as an individual, dedicating my time and efforts to ensure that you get the best representation possible. Navigating the legal process is difficult and complex – allow me to protect your parental rights to the fullest extent.

I offer legal representation to parents in Lemon Grove, El Cajon, La Mesa, and the surrounding communities in matters involving:

  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Divorce
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Visitation rights
  • Relocation

To get your questions answered, give my office a call at (619) 304-8499. I’m here to help.

Child Custody & Relocation

Knowing your rights as a parent can help you get the result that you and your child need. During child custody cases there are three areas of focus: legal custody, physical custody, and visitation. Understanding how each affects you and your child can help you determine what is best for your relationship with your child.

In addition to offering child custody legal help, I also use my skill as a La Mesa family law attorney to help parents who are either attempting to relocate or are attempting to prevent a custodial parent from relocating with their child. These cases have a tendency of becoming complicated, which is why it is pertinent that you have a skilled attorney who can help you during every step.

In relocation cases, the courts make a decision based on several factors, including:

  • The child's age
  • The relationships between both parents and the child
  • The distance of the move
  • The child's preference, if the child is mature enough
  • Reasons for the move
  • The details of the custody agreement

Make sure your case is properly presented to ensure the full protection of your parental rights.

Don't wait any longer – call (619) 304-8499 today.

Professional Help When You Need It Most

  • I treat my clients like family, not case numbers. My clients get the personal attention that their case deserves.
  • When you call my office, you get me! You will not be handed off. I live and breathe your case and I will be with you every step of the way.
  • As a mother of two, I understand it is important to do what's best for you and your family. You can trust, I will do just that for you.
  • I truly care about my clients and am here to help them with any legal matter they are facing.
  • I have your best interest at heart and in mind. I will patiently listen to what you want, need and value.
  • We will strategize and develop a game plan that will help you achieve your goals all while staying within your budget.

Hear From Others
I Have Helped

  • You did a fantastic job!

    “I feel like you did a fantastic job!! You were always polite, had a game plan and achieved a favorable outcome. If you're concerned about my expectations, don't be. I am happy with all your work. I know nothing in this system of things called a world comes easy. Mucho Gracias to you and Anastasia!! Don't forget, I have your card and know where to find you! Amen.”

    Cliff

  • I would recommend her highly.

    “I am very pleased with the representation Andrea has done for me. Being very nervous and stressed with my DUI situation, Andrea has made me feel very comfortable. All of my imposed fines have been less and better than I would have ever thought.”

    Cheryl

  • She never gave up defending me.

    “She has a vast knowledge of the court system and the law. She has worked with me diligently since January, and it is now November, to keep me out of prison due to multiple DUI’s. I would highly recommend Andrea for any legal matters.”

    Dan

  • She patiently heard my questions and gave detailed answers.

    “I used Andrea’s services for a divorce case. She was very knowledgeable and helpful. She patiently heard my questions and gave detailed answers. She went above and beyond to help me prepare how to communicate with my spouse.”

    R.

  • The best call I could have made!

    “I called Andrea looking for some advice about my situation and she was very helpful. If I am in this type or situation again I would definitely be calling her again. Thank you so much Andrea !”

    Kevin s