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Harrisburg Child Custody Attorney Gerard Mangieri

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Pennsylvania Child Custody Law

In child custody matters, the law is concerned with the best interests of the child. In Pennsylvania, judges are required to consider 16 different factors when creating a custody order, and give special attention to the factors involving the health and safety of the child.

Gerard Mangieri

Harrisburg Child Custody Attorney

Navigating the complex Harrisburg legal system, especially when resolving child custody arrangements, demands a practiced attorney. Gerard Mangieri, has over a dozen years of experience in his practice and has litigated hundreds of hearings. He is passionate and respected by his peers, and irreplaceable to his clients. Regardless of how amicable or contentious your dispute or arrangement is, it is essential to have expert legal representation.

Legal Custody vs Physical Custody in Pennsylvania

There are two main forms of custody in Pennsylvania: legal custody and physical custody. The law defines legal custody as the authority of a person to make major decisions on behalf of a child, such as authorizing medical procedures, attending religious services, or enrolling in a new school district. 

Physical custody is defined as the actual possession and control of the child. There are several forms of physical custody in Pennsylvania, including sole physical custody, primary physical custody, shared physical custody, partial physical custody, and supervised physical custody.

Hire an Experienced Child Custody Attorney in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Child custody is also one of the most hotly contested areas of the law. So you need an attorney who knows the law, is capable of negotiating creatively on your behalf, and who will not hesitate to take your case to court if necessary. Mangieri has over a decade of experience, and has argued before the highest courts in Pennsylvania. Contact Mangieri Law the Harrisburg child custody attorney today to schedule a consultation with an experienced custody attorney.

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