When a couple divorces, child custody is often a main point of contention. If a decision cannot be made between the parents, the case will go to family court and they will need to rely on child custody lawyers to argue their case.
The parents of 1.5 million children divorce every year. The average age for couples to go through their first divorce is 30 years old, which means that if children are involved, they are usually quite young. All states in the U.S. use a “best interest of the child”