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Child Custody

In many family law or divorce cases, custody and parenting time are the most intricate and contested issues. You want the best for your children. We want the best for them, too.

We understand that nothing is more important to you than your children. Whether your child custody is established through a divorce case, a support case, or a paternity case, we can help you understand your rights. Deciding which parent or parents can make decisions for your child and whom the child will primarily live with can be difficult. Seymour Family Law is especially well versed, and has significant experience navigating the statutes and the courts to advocate for our client’s desires regarding child custody.

Seymour Family Law provides you with the information you need to consider the implications of the two types of custody arrangements, legal and physical. Legal custody refers to the right to make decisions about how to raise the child, including decisions about education, health care, and religious training. Physical custody refers to establishing where the child will primarily live and who is responsible for making decisions about the routine day-to-day activities of the child. Joint legal custody means that both parents share the responsibility for making decisions regarding how to raise the child. Joint physical custody means that the routine daily care and control and the residence of the child is structured between both of the parents. Parents may share custody, or one parent may have sole custody. Seymour Family Law will work to protect your parental rights in your custody case and help you establish a fair and fulfilling child custody arrangement.innesota law, there are specific time requirements, such as, the deadline for a direct appeal, which is only 60 days from entry of the divorce decree. To start the appeal process you first have to bring a Motion for Amended Findings and/or a New Trial at the trial court level. The purpose of this rule is to allow the trial court the opportunity to fix its own mistakes, so that the need to appeal may be avoided altogether. Appeals in family law matters are not very common. The process is complicated, timely, and very costly. Appeals from family court orders, judgments and decrees are taken to the Minnesota Court of Appeals or to the Minnesota Supreme Court under certain circumstances. Seymour Family Law understands every phase of the Appeals process and our job is to provide you with optimum legal representation, and to make sure that you are knowledgeable throughout the complete Appeals process.

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Seymour Family Law
Lakeville Town Office I
10585-165th Street West
Lakeville, MN 55044

Phone 952-255-8735
Fax 952-255-8739

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Located in Minnesota’s South Metro, Seymour Family Law is a law firm serving residents of Lakeville, Burnsville, Apple Valley, Farmington, Rosemount, Hastings, Prior Lake, Shakopee, Savage, Inver Grove Heights, West St. Paul, New Prague, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul, Chaska, Edina, Richfield, St. Louis Park, Hopkins, St. Paul and Minneapolis, and throughout Dakota County, Scott County, Goodhue County, Rice County, Hennepin County, Ramsey County, and Carver County.