At Henderson, Henderson, Staples, our attorneys know that for our clients nothing is more precious to them than their children. So in matters of child custody and visitation, we fight with determination and resolve to protect the interests of our clients and the interests of their children.

Represents clients in matters involving:

  • Child custody
  • Visitation rights
  • Fathers’ rights
  • Grandparent, sibling, and stepparent visitation rights
  • Child custody modifications
  • And related issues

Fighting for Our Client’s Rights

The court always decides custody matters based on “the best interests of the child,” but critical factors can sway the court’s decision. Lifestyle, parental fitness, psychological health, chemical dependency, and other issues can influence the court’s decision in awarding custody.

At Henderson, Henderson & Staples, lawyers stand up for our clients’ rights and interests, and those of their children. In countless cases our attorneys have successfully asserted the rights of fathers, mothers, grandparents, and other parties in child custody and visitation matters.

Your future, and that of your children, may depend on the lawyer you choose to represent you. Our child custody attorneys have the experience, knowledge of the law, and skill needed to prevail in custody and visitation cases. Whatever your family law problem, we can help you.

For a free initial consultation with a divorce lawyer in Cabell, Wayne, Putnam, Mason or Lincoln County West Virginia area, call the Office of Henderson, Henderson & Staples at 304-523-5732 or contact us online. Our offices are open 9 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday, **Evenings weekends and off-site appointments are available.

 Family Law Resources

American Bar Association

The ABA’s Section of Family Law’s Web site is designed for general use by the public. The Web site contains tables and summaries addressing differences in state laws and requirements for divorce, child support, and other important family law issues.

The Legal Information Institute

The Legal Information Institute (LII) is known internationally as a leading provider of public legal information. The LII’s Family Law section contains statutes, case law, and articles covering a variety of family law topics.

Office of Child Support Enforcement

The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) is the division of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) responsible for administering the Child Support Enforcement Program (CSE). The CSE is a federal/state/local partnership to help families by promoting family self-sufficiency and child well-being. The CSE offers services to related to locating non-custodial parents, establishing paternity, establishing support orders, and collecting support payments. The CSE also offers services for non-custodial parents.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse (NAIC), the Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.

Children’s Rights Council

A nonprofit devoted to helping kids experience the frequent, meaningful, and continuing contact with two parents and extended family that a child would normally have during a marriage.