Frequently Asked Child Custody Questions – Part 1

May 8th, 2017

Ronald Johnston, one of the most experienced divorce lawyers in Beaverton Oregon, knows that parents going through a divorce have a lot of questions about child custody.

In this article, we answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the subject. Hopefully, this article will help you in your situation, but if you think you’re headed for a custody battle, contact Ronald Johnston as soon as you can.

What exactly is the “right of custody?” The “right of custody” means you have the power to make major decisions for your child. That includes where they live, what school they attend, and what religion they practice.

In Oregon, a judge awards custody based on what? A judge awards custody based on the “best interest of the child.”

How do I get joint custody of my child? To get joint custody of your child, both parents must agree. If one parent doesn’t agree, a skilled lawyer, like Ronald Johnston, can make the best possible presentation of your case to the court.

To read part two of this series, click here.

Ronald Johnston, one of the most capable divorce lawyers in Beaverton Oregon, can often identity a “line of attack” that others attorneys can’t. To contact Ronald Johnston for advice, click here.



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