Parental Rights

A bond between a father a mother and their child is a priceless gift.

As a caring and experienced divorce lawyer in Michigan, Roberta Kyselka Sarkis has been involved in thousands of custody cases.

When seeking a custody attorney you want to know that you have someone on your side that understands the sensitive nature of these matters. You deserve a compassionate legal expert that can be impartial and get the results that are in the best interest of all parties concerned, especially the child. This is exactly what you can expect when enlisting the help of Roberta Kyselka Sarkis to fight for your parental rights.

From the first consultation to the enforcement of the court’s ruling, you can trust Roberta to get results for your child custody and support issues. With many of these legal matters problems present themselves even after the court has made a determination on custody and support proceedings. As a dedicated parents rights attorney you can depend on her to handle any enforcement issues that arise in the future. Contact the law offices of Roberta Kyselka Sarkis today and start enjoying the gift of your relationship with your child.

Custody is based on the following factors:

  • The love, affection, and other emotional ties existing between the parties involved and the child.
  • The capacity and disposition of the parties involved to provide the child love, affection, and guidance and to continue the education and raising of the child in his or her religion or creed, if any.
  • The capacity and disposition of the parties involved to provide the child with food,  clothing,  medical care or other remedial care recognized and permitted under the laws of this state in place of medical care, and other material needs.
  • The length of time the child has lived in a stable, satisfactory environment, and the desirability of maintaining continuity.
  • The permanence, as a family unit, of the existing or proposed custodial home or homes.
  • The moral fitness of the parties involved.
  • The mental and physical health of the parties involved.
  • The home, school, and community record of the child.
  • The reasonable preferences of the child, if the court considers the child to be of sufficient age to express preference.
  • The willingness and ability of each of the parties to facilitate and encourage a close and continuing parent-child relationship between the child and the other parent.
  • Domestic violence, regardless of whether the violence was directed against or witnessed by the child.
  • Any other factor considered by the court to be relevant to a particular child custody dispute.