Child Custody, Visitation & Support

The connection you have with your children is among the most important that you will experience in your life. Not only is it advised in most circumstances that a child develop a strong bond and relationship with both parents, but after a divorce or separation, every effort should be made to limit the disruption they experience in their lives. It’s because of of this fragile balance that Child Custody, Visitation and Support are crucial components of family law, and ones that San Fernando Valley Child Support Lawyer, Scott D. Olsen dedicates a lot of attention to.

Attorney Scott D. Olsen Affordable and Experienced.

For more than fifteen years, the practice of Attorney Scott D. Olsen has been dedicated to helping individuals and families who are trying to get through difficult experiences in their lives, either by helping them through family law related issues or financial ones, such as bankruptcy.

Attorney Scott D. Olsen earned his Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1991, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson. He was admitted to the California State Bar Association in 1992, the U.S. District Court, Central District in 1995, and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California in 2011. He also speaks both English and Spanish in order to be able to fully serve a diverse set of clients throughout the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas.

With the support of his paralegal, Lisa Black, Olsen heads The Law Office of Scott D. Olsen with straightforward integrity, making prices clear by charging reasonable flat fees for the various areas he practices in.

The Complex Issue of Child Custody and Visitation

When two parents are living apart, it can be a challenge to figure out how to divide a child’s time to give him the access he needs to both parents, if possible. Several factors come into play, such as the schedules of each parent, where each is planning to live, and who is most capable of taking care of the child the majority of the time. These are all sensitive issues, and as your San Fernando Valley Child Support lawyer, Attorney Scott D. Olsen will help you present yourself to the court to show the positive influence you have on your child.

Even if you have been a less that perfect parent, it doesn’t mean that you should miss out on being part of your child’s life. Attorney Scott D. Olsen will review your specific situation and help you access the resources you need to be able to work toward visitation rights that will help you to build a positive relationship.

Child Support and Alimony

The best parent isn’t necessarily the one that has the most money. Olsen serves as both a child support and LA Alimony lawyer, in order to help families maintain a level security as they rebuild after a divorce or other break up. The Law Office of Scott D. Olsen, closely examines the need for both child support and alimony, and can re-examine these amounts if circumstances arise that may call for the courts award to increase, decrease, or be discontinued all together.

Often the issues of child support, visitation, and custody are ironed out as part of divorce proceedings, but as life changes, what the court once thought as best can change too. Whether you’re just starting to talk about divorce, or think it might be time for a change, Scott Olsen can help you figure out what’s next.