Q: Need to prepare for court hearing concerning a new parenting plan to get my son back full custody.
The story is long here, but short version is I have a court hearing coming up and need to get my five-year-old back with me full custody. He is much better off with me, better living conditions, with his friends and neighborhood he grew up with. If someone thinks they can help me then I will give you details. His mother is seriously nelecting him, very poor living conditions, with inappropriate behavior.. Thank you.
A: You can start or continue learning about parenting plans at http://www.washingtonlawhelp.org/issues/family-law/parenting-plans-residential-time
In King county you can call 211 to reach the Northwest Justice Project where you may find additional help. Visit the court's website to determine any court-specific rules that will apply to your hearing, and visit the courthouse to find your way around. Make yourself a list of the most important considerations to you, in view of what you learn on the Washington Law Help website. Be on time, wear business or business/casual dress, and rather than argue with the judge, be open to offering alternative solutions that can achieve your goals at least in part if not in full. Good luck.
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