Child Custody

Attorney Christina Cortino handles all aspects of child custody litigation, including:

  • Modifying and enforcing orders
  • High conflict custody disputes
  • Establishing parental rights / paternity
  • Creating parenting plans
  • Move-away requests and related concerns
  • Reunification
  • Grandparent’s rights
  • Contempt
  • Advocacy in Family Court Services & Private CCRC mediation
  • Hearings and trial of custody issues
  • Agency investigation issues (e.g., Child Protective Services)

Representative Matters:

  • Reunited client with their 4-year-old son after a two year absence due to other parent’s violation of a court order.
  • Successfully defended against domestic violence restraining order at trial, and negotiated strategic parenting plan to avoid conflict for client and their children.
  • Negotiated┬áparenting plan that incorporated client and opposing party’s religious holidays.
  • Resolved custody dispute on the day of trial, saving client over $3,500 in attorney’s fees.