Child Custody Lawyers in West Hartford, CT

Compassionate Legal Guidance for Child Custody Matters

At Flaherty Legal Group, we recognize the sensitivity and emotional weight of child custody cases. Our skilled child custody lawyers in West Hartford, CT, combine legal expertise with compassion, ensuring that the best interests of your child are at the forefront.

Your Child’s Well-being is Our Priority

Understanding and Navigating Complex Custody Laws

We understand the complexities of Connecticut’s child custody laws and are committed to guiding you through the legal process with clarity and care. Our team is well-versed in both joint and sole custody arrangements, visitation rights, and the nuances of legal and physical custody.

Over 50 Years of Combined Experience in Divorce Law

Our firm brings together more than half a century of combined experience in divorce mediation and litigation. Our seasoned attorneys have a deep understanding of Connecticut family law, ensuring that we approach each case with a blend of knowledge, experience, and empathy.

Tailoring Strategies to Your Family’s Unique Needs

Recognizing that every family is unique, we develop tailored strategies that align with your specific circumstances. Our goal is to achieve a custody arrangement that not only meets legal standards but also supports the emotional and developmental needs of your child.

Advocacy Rooted in Experience and Compassion

With decades of combined experience in family law, our attorneys are adept at handling even the most challenging custody disputes. We approach each case with a balance of strong legal advocacy and empathetic understanding.

Comprehensive Child Custody Legal Services

  • Negotiating Custody Agreements: Working towards amicable and fair custody agreements that serve your child’s best interests.
  • Litigating Custody Disputes: Representing your rights and your child’s welfare in court when necessary.
  • Modifying Custody Arrangements: Assisting with custody modifications in response to changing family dynamics or needs.
  • Addressing Parental Relocation Issues: Navigating the complexities involved when a custodial parent needs to relocate.
  • Guardianship and Special Circumstances: Handling unique cases involving guardianship, parental rights, and other special situations.

Firm Partners


Sandi B. Girolamo

Sandi B. Girolamo has been practicing family law for over 20 years. In that time, she has been selected to Connecticut Super Lawyers in every year since she became eligible in 2011. She was also elected to the prestigious Connecticut Bar Foundation James W. Cooper Fellows Program. Attorney Girolamo has tried many cases in Connecticut Family Courts, and she has also averted the need to go to trial for many clients by negotiating equitable settlements. Sandi is an experienced divorce and family law attorney who is known for her keen approach to handling custody issues.


Pamela M. Magnano

Pamela M. Magnano practices in the area of family law, representing clients in divorces, legal separations, support issues and child custody matters in Connecticut. Since 2003, Attorney Magnano has represented clients and children at all levels of family proceedings and has appeared in family courts throughout the state of Connecticut. She has been selected to Connecticut Super Lawyers in every year since she became eligible in 2014, and was elected to the prestigious Connecticut Bar Foundation James W. Cooper Fellows Program. Pam has developed in her 20+ year career a solid foundation in handling financial issues in divorce and family law cases.

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