Category: Child Custody

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Tips for Preparing to Become a Single Parent

Child Custody | Child Support

No one sets out preparing for single-parenthood, but it can happen. If you are going through your divorce, preparation is the best method of defense – so that you are not caught off-guard when you are suddenly on your own. Whether you have one child or five, preparing yourself to…

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Five Ways to Ruin Your Custody Battle

Child Custody

A divorce is by far one of the most difficult processes that anyone will ever endure in his or her life. These times can make a person act, or even react, irrationally and in ways that are potentially damaging to the custody case. If you have young children and are…

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When is the Right Time to Hire a Child Custody Attorney?

Child Custody

One of the most difficult aspects of a divorce case is determining how things will be handled when it comes to your children. You and your spouse may not agree on child care, or you may have different opinions when it comes to what is and is not adequate visitation….

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Parental Alienation – Signs and Prevention

Child Custody

Bitter and extended child custody litigation often leads to parental alienation. While it is not uncommon for parents to have intense feelings of anger, anxiety, and mistrust, over time these feelings typically do go away and both parties settle into a reasonable co-parenting relationship. Parental alienation, on the other hand,…

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Dealing with Your Ex at Special Events

Child Custody

After a divorce, the thought of seeing your ex at your child’s special events may cause feelings of anger, resentment, and anxiety. From graduations to birthdays to your child’s college experience, you will have plenty of special events that require you and your ex to both attend. The feelings of…

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How Does a Court Decide if a Parent May Relocate with a Child?

Child Custody

There are numerous circumstances that may require a custodial parent to relocate post-divorce – from economic reasons to remarriage. When a parent is considering a move, but that move will disrupt their current custody arrangement in a way that may be detrimental to the relationship of the child and other…

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Protecting the Kids when Your Ex-Spouse is Abusing Drugs or Alcohol

Child Custody

Families experiencing divorce have ongoing hurdles that they must overcome, especially when children are involved. Sometimes, a parent may turn to drugs or alcohol to try and cope with their issues. When this happens, children can be endangered. Under normal circumstances, California law allows both parents time with their children,…

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Physical Child Custody in California & Moving Out Of State

Child Custody

A move out of state after a child custody case can be complex and difficult to navigate, whether it happens a few months after a divorce or years down the road. In many cases, those involved in out-of-state moves aren’t sure what their rights are, how their parenting plan may…

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California Child Custody Laws & Moving Out of State

Child Custody

Initially hashing out a California child custody case can be long, complex, and extremely heartrending matter. Unfortunately, if one parent makes the decision to move out of state, families may find themselves in another difficult legal and logistical situation involving their children.

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What is Parental Alienation Syndrome and Awareness?​

Child Custody | Parenting Plan | Spousal support

For parents going through divorce, there are plenty of issues that can arise, including division of assets, terms of alimony payments, and parental alienation syndrome. The fact of the matter is, nearly half of all U.S. marriages end in divorce. Of these divorce cases, 10% of them involve child custody…