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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

  • Andrea put my mind to rest.

    “When overwhelmed and worried about what my rights where Andrea put my mind to rest. She made me feel comfortable and advised me on what next steps I should take to make sure everyone is covered in this unfortunate situation. Thank you !”

    Bianca

  • What a huge relief to know that Andrea had my back and would truly be MY champion.

    “She was very quick to respond to any of my questions and gave me just the right amount of support. She made me feel empowered during this divorce journey and helped me see that I could survive this ordeal with her by my side.”

    Dawn

  • Andrea Schneider is a God send.

    “Andrea Schneider is a God send. If you need legal help call her. She replies fast and I couldn’t be more grateful for her help.”

    Ashley

  • Very Helpful and Knowledgeable

    “I called The law office of Andrea Schneider for information, as I am in the middle of a custody issue. Andrea is the most knowledgeable and caring Attorney I’ve spoken with. She helped me understand so much. It was nice to have a pleasant experience through these tough times. I look forward to doing business with her in the future , if necessary. And I’m very happy to have found someone who was so nice and intellectual.”

    Former Client

  • She helped keep me on track and got me a great result.

    “I hired Andrea because of her confidence and her consistency. She plans ahead and stays ahead of the game. Andrea helped me, guided me to be ready for the worst scenario. She helped me prepare for what might come. She helped keep me on track and got me a great result.”

    Former Client