California Child Custody

How Domestic Violence Impacts Child Custody

Most people think of physical violence when they hear domestic violence or spousal abuse. Realize there are many other types of abuse, and a divorce case can take them all into consideration. There are eight types of domestic violence/abuse: physical, intimidation, child abuse, verbal and emotional, social isolation, religious, male/female privilege (diminishing the victim’s authority …

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Summer Vacation: Great Family Bonding or Child Custody Nightmare?

It’s officially August and many families have been planning their vacation since the start of summer. A fun family trip in the heat of August can be a memorable bonding experience for many families, or it can be a child custody drama-filled horror. Summer trips can lead to fights with your ex about where and …

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Divorce Advice for Co-Parents: How To Get Your Fair Share This Summer

You are divorced, you’ve “lost” your spouse (and babysitter!) and you’re dealing with kids at home during the summer (or at least living in your home for part of the time). Yes, it is a summer of no love and you aren’t loving it. How can you make sure you are getting your fair share …

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Making Co-Parenting Work: What You Need to Know

For parents, thinking about divorce can bring stress and guilt because the emotional ramifications that can come from legal separation with children. How will the kids react? Will you damage them? And what will your life look like after divorce? Actually, making the decision to co-parent with your soon-to-be ex spouse could be one of …

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Custody Lawyers: Protect Your Rights – and Your Children’s

California Child Custody Law The decision to get a divorce is difficult, but the process immediately afterward is even more emotionally taxing, complex, and confusing. One of the most common reasons why a divorce is contested is because of children and determining custody. Who will care for your child? Who will pay support, and how …

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Custody Laws Vary from State to State: Seek Help from an Attorney

Bohm Wildish: California Family Law Parenting is not easy, and this is no more true than when parents are going through a divorce or ending a relationship. The court must balance the rights of the parents with the best interest of the child, and it can be difficult to agree on what, exactly, is best …

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How does Family Law in CA cover the children’s interests?

Divorce is difficult enough when it concerns consenting adults. When children are involved, who have no say in the matter and may not know why their parents are divorcing, it is even more difficult. In such cases, the divorcing spouses must proceed with care to not cause additional harm to their children. It is not …

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What are current California Family Law specs?

To be granted divorce in California you must fulfill certain “residency requirements.” You or your spouse must have resided in the state for a minimum of the previous six months. What’s more, you or your spouse is required to have lived in the country in which you are filing, for at least the previous three …

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Fathers and Children: Determining Custody Arrangements

Family law courts used to favor mothers undeniably when it came to decided child custody placement upon divorce. Since the 1970s however, courts changed their ruling basis to be in the best interest of the children. Even with that standard set in place, the mother will generally gain primary custody of the children in about …

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