Custody

Recent Posts in Custody

  • 21-Jun-2019

    Health Considerations for Fathers in Family Law Cases

    The importance of personal health cannot be overemphasized. Good personal health can extend your life and give you the energy to deal with stress and the fortitude to recover from illness. As a corollary, poor health can shorten your life expectancy ...
  • 21-May-2019

    Considerations for Maternal Mental Health in Family Law Cases

    Although there have been major developments in the field of psychology and mental health, mental illness and wellbeing remain largely misunderstood. Many of the stigmas associated with psychology's past still pervade the general population's ...
  • 27-Sep-2017

    How Does Temporary Child Custody Work?

    In California, a couple must wait at least 6 months before a divorce is finalized. During this time, child custody may be an issue. What happens if the parents of a child cannot decide on a custody arrangement amicably? Temporary child custody may be ...
  • 4-Sep-2017

    Finding Hidden Income in a Child Support Case

    Income plays a primary role in determining child support. In some cases, people with child support obligations will under-report income or hide it altogether to limit how much they pay. While cash stuffed under a mattress is easy to discover, the ...
  • 13-Oct-2016

    What are My Rights as a Grandparent If My Child Divorces?

    It is no exaggeration to say that a divorce will affect every member of a family. What many people do not anticipate, however, is how it will impact the lives of grandparents and their relationship with their grandchildren. As the marriage comes to ...
  • 20-Sep-2016

    How Child Custody is Decided in California

    Divorce can pit two spouses against each other as they vie for certain rights and pieces of communal property. Out of all the aspects of a divorce that can spark a fight and turn it into a contest, there are none that strike as close to home as child ...
  • 14-Apr-2016

    Establishing Paternity in California: What You Need to Know

    In family law disputes regarding child custody or child support in California, it is of utmost importance to know who is the child’s father. Many judges presiding over a divorce proceeding will not finalize their ruling until paternity is ...
  • 22-Feb-2016

    How Can Social Media Affect My Divorce?

    Posting on social media has become a social norm in modern America. Whenever something happens in our lives, our knee-jerk reaction is to snap a photograph and share our experience with all of our online friends. While Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, ...
  • 8-Oct-2015

    What Factors Determine My Visitation Rights?

    In California, when courts come to a decision on visitation rights, or "parenting time," they base their ruling on a number of different factors. Ultimately, these decisions always align with the best interests of the child. To determine ...