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Hawaii Custody and Visitation Lawyer

Custody and visitation are important issues, and can be very stressful. Custody cases are often the most complex in family law.

Determination of custody and visitation by Family Court is based on what is in the child’s best interests. Be aware children have different needs at different ages and this will be taken into account by the Court.

If contested, you must prove to the Court why a grant of custody or visitation to you is in your child’s best interests. The amount of time-sharing may affect the amount of child support you or the other party may have to pay.

Louis J. Markee, attorney-at-law, has substantial experience in the areas of custody and visitation, and child support, and is able to assist you in this very difficult process. Mr. Markee will be able to discuss the options available to you; or the likely outcome of a hearing if you go to Court. Mr. Markee is also able to draft an agreement for the mother and father to sign.

Let Mr. Markee know if he can help in your custody or visitation matter.

Custody FAQs

Will I get physical custody of my child?

There are many factors that determine this. It’s best to get advice from an attorney.

What does legal custody mean?

Legal custody means you are responsible for the legal decision-making concerning the child, such as education, healthcare, and consents.

What is the difference between physical and legal custody?

Physical custody is about having physical possession of the child. Legal custody is about decisions regarding the child.
Louis J. Markee, Jr. | Hawaii Family Law Attorney

Louis J. Markee, Jr.
Attorney at Law

841 Bishop Street,
Suite 1710
Davies Pacific Center
Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone: (808) 536-1220

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