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Child Custody & Support

Child Custody And Support Attorney In Ventura

In any family conflict with children involved, the top priority is to ensure that those children have safe, stable homes and the best possible support order. Whether you are facing divorce or are concerned about your child’s welfare due to a problem after or outside of divorce, sound legal guidance is essential.

At Hartley Lamas Et Al, you will work on a personal level with Ventura child custody lawyers dedicated to achieving the best achievable outcomes for children and asserting your rights as a loving father or mother. You will have devoted, effective analysts and negotiators on your side – as well as dynamic trial litigators should your case demand a battle to the finish.

Your Child’s Well-Being in Child Custody & Support Cases

Serving the best interest of the child will be the court’s overriding objective in approving any settlement or deciding a disputed custody and visitation matter. Parents whose relationships have broken down often cannot agree on what that means, leading to conflict and potentially lasting trauma for everyone involved. Our attorneys at Hartley Lamas Et Al and our professional support team will focus on helping you:

  • Cope with the tremendous stress and worry you may be feeling, in order to maintain an objective view of your children’s needs
  • Understand the best and worst possible results given the specific facts of your case, before committing to litigation
  • Set practical, achievable goals for your child custody and parenting time arrangements, based on an accurate understanding of California law and how the court may rule on your case
  • Bring forth all evidence vital to obtaining the just, positive outcomes your children deserve, including critical information regarding physical or emotional abuse, children’s special needs and each parent’s ability to meet those needs
  • Advocating skillfully for fair and equitable child support and spousal support orders

Finding a Child Custody Attorney

Do You Need A Skilled Visitation Attorney? Divorce Or Paternity Representation Elsewhere In Ventura Or Santa Barbara County?

Our Southern California law firm is a widely respected resource for advocacy in the best interests of children, mothers and fathers. Our experience extends across the spectrum of psychologically complex disputes, fathers’ rights, cases involving children with disabilities, financially complex cases and instances of one parent hiding assets or income.

“Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.” Psalm 82:3-4

We are highly responsive and dedicated to representing our clients with the utmost integrity. To discuss your child custody or parenting time concerns in initial consultation, contact us today.

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Helping the afflicted and the oppressed obtain just, equitable results is the cornerstone of our legal practice. We are a close-knit unit dedicated to assisting our clients, focused on delivering high-quality legal services. We use a variety of tools in solving our clients’ individual needs, advising, negotiating and litigating cases as needed to reach our clients’ goals.

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Hartley Lamas Et Al. Approach

High Quality Services

We are a close-knit unit dedicated to assisting our clients, focused on delivering high-quality legal services.

Client-based Approach

We use a variety of tools in solving our clients' individual needs, advising, negotiating and litigating cases as needed to reach our clients' goals.

Fight for Justice

Helping the afflicted and the oppressed obtain just, equitable results is the cornerstone of our legal practice.

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Over 75 Years Of Attorney Experience In Family Law Helping the afflicted and the oppressed obtain just, equitable results is the cornerstone


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Ms. Hartley and her team are outstanding They are veryprofessional and communicate well. Ms. Hartley is intelligent, caring attentive, and assertive. She handled my case better than I could have asked for. I have had to hire her to represent me twice and will only go to her for any of my custody issues. She is the best family law attorney, I am so thankful I was referred to her!

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Camarillo, CA

I absolutely cannot be any happier with this firm. They are worth every penny. They are fully Invested in what they do and make you feel like you are their priority. They have a very friendly staff and are very welcoming the moment you walk in. They work with you on payments and are very understanding to your needs. They are always on top of everything and have always got the job done for me. I definitely recommend their services!

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Oxnard, CA

I am a client of Carla Harley and I have nothing but great things to say about this woman. She would rearrange her schedule so we could meet always told me exactly what i needed to do, and helped me keep a level head as I went through my divorce. She works quickly, efficiently, and thoroughly could not of gotten through my divorce without her and her great staff if you need a trustworthy lawyers then look no further

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Bakersfield, CA

Hartley Lamas representing me in my divorce process. I was referred by a colleague who she represented in the past and was very impressed with her professionalism. I can say that I now share the same experience with my colleague. It was my first time seeking legal counsel but Carla was very personable and hold my hands with the right advice. I expressed to her what I wanted and she explained the process to me at great length. Yes, divorce...

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Mackenson M.
Bakersfield, CA

Case closed! Carla Hartley and her firm are a true blessing to family law. Carla and her team since the very beginning approached my case diligently and swiftly. This was my second time having to hire a family law attorney and the first attorney left me wondering if they could have tried harder. This was never a concern of mine during or after working with Carla Hartley and her firm. It was refreshing to feel as if it wasn't just...

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