Parents involved in a divorce want to ensure that they will remain an influential and positive role in their children’s lives going forward. As a result, the most important, hotly contested, and emotionally charged part of a divorce often involves child custody and visitation issues. If you have children, you should have an attorney assist you with your divorce. The rules and considerations for child custody are complex. Generally, Missouri law has acknowledged that “frequent, continuing, and meaningful contact with both parents after the parties have separated or dissolved their marriage is in the best interest of the children.” If you have children and are considering divorce, you undoubtedly have questions about the process and your rights. Below, we answer some of the most common questions about child custody and visitation. If you are considering a divorce, contact us today in St. Louis at 314-878-2537, in Southwest Missouri at 417-623-0900, or toll free at 800-371-8220. You can also email us anytime.