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As A Father, What Are My Odds Of Getting Custody Of Our Young Children In Our Brooklyn Divorce?

When it comes to awarding custody of young children in Brooklyn, the mother’s petition has a distinct, but not insurmountable, advantage over the father’s.

There are many reasons for this, but typically it has to do with the sense that the mother’s connection to the children is more meaningful to both than the father’s, and that fathers aren’t as equipped to be good parents as mothers are.

Overcoming these preconceptions can be challenging, but it is possible to petition for and win custody of your young children as a father.

At Zelenitz, Shapiro & D’Agostino, we help our clients win at divorce, whether that means a great settlement or the best possible custody arrangement that can be negotiated.

When you and your spouse can’t agree on terms, we are experienced litigators who can make a big difference in your case.

Call us today at 718-725-9601 for a free consultation with an experienced Brooklyn divorce and child custody attorney.

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