Judges, Courts & the “Best Interest of the Child” Legal Standard

What will I learn about judges, courts & the “Best Interest of the Child” Legal Standard?

  1. Why would the courts be involved in my family matters?

  2. What factors does a judge look at when making a decision about custody and visitation with my child/grandchild?

  3. I have a history of substance abuse. How will this impact my ability to reconnect with my child or grandchild?

  4. Would it help my family law case to clean up my record?