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Divorces are always a heavy emotional burden, complications only get worse when children are involved. Children should be the most important aspect of any divorce, and when both parents believe they know what is best for their children a high conflict custody case can arise. Sometimes joint custody agreement cannot work when the destructive communication between two disagreeing parents create a negative atmosphere for the children. The safety of the children, both mentally and physically, need to be protected at all times, even if that means fighting for sole custody over your beloved children.

At Kirker Davis LLP, we understand the psychological trauma that is created during a divorce process. Every member of our legal team is dedicated to helping protect children from this trauma and ensure their future safety. Call our offices today at (512) 598-0010 to speak with our qualified legal professionals.

Factors That May Lead to High Conflict Custody Cases

High conflict custody cases originate years before any official divorce proceedings even begin. Years of  negative experience all culminate into an explosion of emotion. Many spouses often do not mean what they say or do, but the psychological stress may prove overwhelming. Some leading factors that cause high conflict custody cases include:

  • Abuse
  • Neglect
  • Financial struggles
  • Ethical disagreements
  • Parental alienation

These are only some of the many causes that can create high conflict divorces. Every divorce has unique characteristics and different circumstances, but vast disagreements between spouses basic core values will inevitably lead to high conflict situation.

High Conflict Custody Resolutions

Resolving a high conflict custody case is never simple. Many times both parents are adamant that they are doing what is right for their children. However, for the children’s sake, it is often best to resolve the custody case as quickly and quietly as possible. There are many civil ways to handle a high conflict custody divorce, some of the most successful ones include:

  • Mediation
  • Maintaining composure in front of the children
  • Constructive communications
  • Restricting Custody for one parent
  • Family Therapy

If none of the above resolutions prove successful, then litigation may be necessary. Litigation is often the most taxing of all solutions, however, it is can be absolutely necessary to protect the safety of children.

Contact an Austin High Conflict Custody Attorney

If you or someone you know believes they may be involved in a high conflict custody divorce, it is imperative that you seek legal help immediately. By seeking legal counsel, you can locate the most effective way to win your case and determine if litigation is necessary. At Kirker Davis LLP, we believe the safety of the children is of the utmost importance. Our legal professionals will work with you to ensure their safety during and after the divorce process. Call our offices today at (512) 598-0010 to learn more about your legal options.

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This page has been written, edited, and reviewed by a team of legal writers following our comprehensive editorial guidelines. This page was approved by Co-founding Partner, Chris Kirker who has more than 20 years of legal experience as a personal injury attorney.

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