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Child Custody & Visitation Attorney in Beaumont

We Fight for Your Children's Best Interests: Call (409) 204-0895 Now.

Establishing Child Custody FairlyFollowing a divorce or separation, feelings of stress and anxiety can make it difficult to think clearly. Figuring out who is going to have primary custody of your children and working out a visitation agreement is one decision that should be discussed with a divorce attorney you trust.

At Shelander Law Offices, our Beaumont child custody attorneys have more than four decades of experience handling cases involving child custody and visitation rights. We understand that there is nothing more valuable to you than your children’s happiness and well-being, which is why we are here to provide you with the individualized legal counsel that your case deserves.

We provide legal representation in cases involving:

  • Child custody and visitation disputes
  • Shared custody agreements
  • Child support
  • Visitation amendments
  • Modification of custody orders
  • Termination of parental rights

How Can I Protect My Parental Rights?

As a parent, it’s natural that you want to do everything in your power to protect your children during this process, which is why it is extremely important that you have legal representation. While the aim of the court is to come to a decision that is in the best interest of the child, it is our job to provide the court with the information necessary to make that decision.

It is important to note that in custody disputes concerning children 12 or older, the court may seek the aid of the child to express their preference as to which parent they would prefer to live with.

Counsel You Can Trust

When you contact Shelander Law Offices, our Beaumont custody attorneys make it our priority to give you the personalized attention you deserve. Whatever your questions or concerns, we’re here to help. To better serve you, we provide same-day appointments and flexible payment plans.

If you are engaged in a custody dispute and are worried that you need of legal representation, call us at 409.204.0895 for a free consultation regarding your case!

Our Attorneys

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    Mel W. Shelander


    Mel W. Shelander has practiced law at the same location for over 35 years, successfully handling thousands of different kinds of cases for clients throughout Texas. As a lawyer, he is intentionally not board-certified in any one area of practice because he does not want to narrow his practice to one specific area. Not only can he help in family law matters, but also personal injury, criminal defense, estate planning, business law, and landlord-tenant matters. As his client, you benefit from this ...

Benefits of Retaining Shelander Law 

  • Personal Communications and Prompt Responses
  • Payment Plans Available
  • Same-Day Appointments When Available
  • Fast Action on Your Matters
  • Free Phone Consultations

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