Emergency Child Custody Orders
Take Immediate Action with a Riverside Child Custody Attorney
Sometimes, parents seek custody because their child (or children) is in
If you are afraid for your child's safety,
speak to a child custody lawyer in Riverside to see if an emergency custody order
may be appropriate.
Generally speaking, an emergency order is for parents or guardians who
want temporary custody of their child while the court makes a permanent
Reasons to Seek Emergency Child Custody
- The child is currently living in a dangerous household or situation
- The other parent abandoned or neglected the child
- The child's current living arrangement does not comply with his / her
- The child needs to be protected from immediate or possible danger
How Do I File for Emergency Child Custody in California?
Filing for emergency custody can be complicated. A qualified
family lawyer in Riverside can help you fill out and turn in the appropriate paperwork.
Fill out the following documents:
Application for Order and Supporting Declaration
Proof of Service
Order to Show Cause
Make 4 copies of each document:
- 1 copy for yourself
- 2 copies for the child's other parent
- 1 extra copy
- Give an unfiled copy of the forms to the other parent. You can also give
these copies to the other parent's attorney.
Fill out the
Declaration in Support of Ex Parte Application for Orders
form and turn it into the court.
Call Hanson, Gorian, Bradford & Hanich at 951-687-6003
Are you in the middle of a family law or divorce dispute? Issues like
visitation agreements, and
child support can have a significant impact on your future. These are important matters,
so the court may take a long time arranging a settlement that works for
your family and is in the best interest of your child.
For additional information and a free case evaluation,
call our office today. With experience in thousands of cases over the course of 50+ combined
years, our team of Riverside family law attorneys is well-versed in California
family law. Coupled with our passion for helping others, our experience
may be able to give you the added advantage that you need to secure a
favorable case outcome.