California Child Support

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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Long-Term Effects of Divorce on Children

Many couples’ number one concern with divorce is the potential serious long-term effects on children when parents split. An article in “Love Counsellor”, a relationship advice website, reports that fatherless homes account for 90% of homeless and runaway children, 85% of children with behavior problems, 85% of youths in prison, 71% of high school dropouts, …

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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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Can an Uncontested Divorce Still Affect Child Support?

Child Support in California: An uncontested divorce moves through the court system much more quickly and less expensively than contested divorces; in California, a couple can decide on matters including arrangements for the division of shared property and real estates, custody, and child support independent of the court. This is much, much easier said than …

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