For parents in Connecticut and, indeed, anywhere in the U.S., child custody disputes can be painful to go through. It can be difficult for a parent to accept that they may not be able to spend as much time with their child as they might like. Child custody decisions are supposed to be in the best interests of the child. No matter how much a parent loves their child, their wishes can still come into conflict with what a court views to be best for the child.
For many families in Connecticut, the well-being and safety of their children comes first. Typically, this is the case whether or not the parents are engaged in a custody battle, which can frequently be the result of parents making the decision to divorce. Sometimes, parents face difficult decisions which hopefully end up in the child’s best interest. However, what happens when parents don’t necessarily have their children’s best interests at heart?