Your Child Custody Case

Child custody is a parent's main concern. How often you will see your child and how your child will be cared for are common questions for parents. At The Jarrett Firm, in Lafayette, we can help you find a resolution.

Attorney Jonathan T. Jarrett has experience helping parents and families with child custody disputes and other concerns involving the care of their children. We can assist with initial custody orders and modification of custody orders. We provide personalized, one-on-one advice to every client because we truly care about helping you and your family.

How Custody Is Determined

There are two types of custody in Louisiana: sole custody and joint custody. Joint custody is often considered to be in the best interests of the child. However, several factors are considered by the court before determining child custody. The court puts the best interests of the child first. To help determine custody, the court considers all relevant factors, including:

  • Relationships between parents and child
  • Each parent's ability to care for the child
  • Each parent's moral, physical and mental health
  • The child's wishes depending on his or her age

Protecting The Best Interests Of The Child

Just like the court, our law firm's goal is to protect the best interests of the child. Our ultimate goal is to find a resolution that is best for your child and your family. Our law firm focuses on resolving conflicts without having to go through an expensive and risky trial. If no agreement can be reached, we will advocate on your behalf at trial.

We will guide you through all of your options and work hard to find a resolution instead of creating more conflict during the process. Having a lawyer on your side can ensure you know what is going on in your case and that all options for a beneficial resolution are explored.

Contact Us For Advice

Your relationship with your children is important. We understand what's at stake and will work hard to find a solution that works for you. Send us an email or call us at 337-366-8291.