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Meeting Your Child’s Needs & Protecting Your Legal Interests

Taking a client-centered approach, we help families develop parenting plans that fit their unique situations.

Learn the specifics of child custody in California with the help of Laurent LegalChild custody and child support disputes are among the most emotional and difficult legal issues families face. As parents, the thought of losing time with your children can be devastating — not only because we cherish these relationships, but because we want what is best for our children.

Donna Laurent knows the pain that comes with child custody and support battles.  Taking a client-centered approach, she helps families develop parenting plans that fit their unique situations.

Learn the Specifics of Child Custody in California

It can be difficult to trust someone to care for your child when that person has hurt you.  Whenever possible, children deserve a relationship with both parents and Laurent Legal can help you reach agreements that meet your family’s needs.

  • Child custody disputes take time to resolve. Laurent Legal will help you seek a pendente lite order, or temporary custody arrangement, while your custody case is being determined, during ongoing custody mediations, or through child custody evaluations.
  • Laurent Legal will work to find the best physical custody and legal custody arrangements for your family.  Although physical custody is often our clients’ priority, legal custody, or decision-making authority, is critically important, especially for parents of children with special needs.
  • Donna will help you understand California’s child support guidelines. She will accurately analyze the family’s financial situation, examining assets from self-employment, union benefits, residuals, royalties and commissions.
  • If the other parent refuses to cooperate, Laurent Legal will represent your interests in child custody and support enforcement proceedings.
  • If you need to obtain a child custody or support modification or seek a move-away order for any reason, Donna will zealously protect your interests.

Donna has more than 20 years of family law experience, and is an expert in the area of child custody in California. Whether you need to establish a parenting plan as part of your divorce, or as an unmarried parent, she will provide the compassionate, experienced guidance and legal counsel you need.

Create a Parenting Plan That Works for Your Family

Call 818-946-3100 or contact Donna online to schedule a consultation. Laurent Legal is highly skilled at helping clients achieve what is best for the children involved.