We are delighted to announce that our physical office is re-opening to our existing and new clients. To provide safety to both our clients and staff, we are adapting the CDC guidelines for social distancing while we are in the yellow phase. Rest assured, that we have and will continue to regularly clean all areas of the office especially the high-traffic areas. All attorneys and staff will have their temperature taken daily and will be wearing masks when interacting with clients. Any attorneys and staff with a temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher will work remotely. They will then be required to follow CDCrecommended steps, including not returning to work until the CDC criteria to discontinue home isolation are met.

As the health and safety of our clients and their families is our top priority, we are asking that our clients follow the procedures below during the yellow phase:

  1. Upon entering the building, we ask that all persons wash their hands or hand-sanitize. We will be providing access to soap, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes.
  2. We will also be taking temperatures with non-contact thermometers upon entering the office.
  3. Our office is set-up to comply with social distancing of six feet. In the conference and mediation rooms we are asking that each person sit a minimum of one chair apart from attorneys and/or staff at all times.
  4. Masks are available and will be provided open request.
  5. Teleconferences Zoom meetings, and FaceTime are available in lieu of inperson meetings if requested.
  6. We will continue to have the drop-box available for delivery of documents.

In the event that anyone is sick or have been exposed to COVID-19, we ask that you reschedule your appointment or utilize the electronic forums listed above.

As each county determines the procedures that will be followed, please ask your attorney of the specific procedures regarding the county in which your case in pending.

Please note that we will also continue to accommodate the needs of new clients, who are welcome, and as always we encourage and appreciate referrals. During this uncertain and unprecedented time, please stay safe and remember that Sweeney Law Office, LLC will remain by your side for all of your family’s legal needs. We ask that you have patience during this challenging time.

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Dealing with child custody safety concerns

As a parent, you will do everything in your power to keep your children safe. This means that you would never want to put them in a position where their safety is compromised, especially when you are not there to protect them.

Even if the other parent of your child has visitation rights, you may worry that they are not responsible enough to adequately care for your child. Any concerns that you have about your child’s safety should be addressed to child custody courts. They will conduct a thorough investigation to ensure that your child is not at risk. The following are the things that you will need to do if you want to prevent the other parent from having visitation or custody.

Express your concerns to the judge

You may have reason to believe that you ex consumes alcohol in the presence of your children or that they get angered easily. You should explain the nature of your concerns to the judge to show that you are primarily concerned with your child’s well-being.

Provide evidence

You should always be able to provide evidence to back up your claims. Statements that your children have made, images of bruising, or evidence to show that the other parent was intoxicated would count as legitimate evidence to support your accusations.

File for a protective order

If you believe that your ex is a threat to your safety or the safety of your children, you should file for a protective order.

If you are worried about the safety of your children when they’re in the custody of their other parent, take immediate action to ensure that the situation is investigated.


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