Hillsborough, NC Military Child Custody Lawyer
A Divorce Attorney Who Cares about You & Your Children
Agreeing on custody arrangements is never easy. For families where one or both parents are in the military, the situation becomes even more complicated.
When you need a lawyer who has an in-depth knowledge of military custody laws, turn to Browner Law, PLLC. Our Hillsborough military child custody attorney has extensive experience with these types of custody situations. No matter what your goals are, our legal team is committed to fighting for what is right for you and your children.
To learn more about how our skilled divorce lawyer can help you, reach out to (919) 887-8662 today.
Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act (UDPCVA)
Over the past several years, there has been an increasing amount of custody and visitation issues involving military parents. To address these issues, the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws created the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act. North Carolina is one of 10 states that has enacted this legislation to support deployed parents and their families.
As its name suggests, the UDPCVA is an act that protects the rights of military parents who are deployed. The UDPCVA is made up of five articles that address the various issues impacting deployed parents in custody and visitation proceedings.
Stipulations contained in the UDPCVA include:
- A parent being deployed must notify the other parent as soon as possible
- Courts are not permitted to take past or future deployment into consideration when determining the best interest of a child in custody proceedings
- Proceedings may be expedited to ensure a custody order is put in place prior to deployment
- Permanent custody arrangements cannot be made without the consent of the deployed parent
- There is a specific procedure to follow to terminate a temporary custody agreement
When dealing with a child custody matter, it is important to discuss your case with a divorce attorney who is knowledgeable about the UDPCVA and other laws applicable to military families.
Contact Our Hillsborough Military Child Custody Lawyer
At Browner Law, PLLC, we provide compassionate and tenacious advocacy for families dealing with complex legal issues. Whether you are a member of the armed forces or a military spouse, we can assist you with your child custody case.
Call (919) 887-8662 now to schedule your free, confidential consultation.
This recent accomplishment involved the Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act and the rights of military service members in family law cases. In the appeal, Jeremy was able to overturn part of the trial court’s ruling that prohibited contact between a child and a stepmother.Click the link below to read more about the case.
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