Child Custody

Child custody does not have to be a source of conflict

Posted in Child Custody on February 7, 2019

One of the most difficult aspects of divorce for many couples is figuring out how to minimize the impact of the process on their children. Fortunately, parents in California can take steps to reduce conflict between themselves when dealing with child custody and visitation issues. This can, in turn, have a positive impact on the children… read more


Child custody and holidays can be complicated to address

Posted in Child Custody on November 21, 2018

Ending a marital union can be just as emotionally challenging for the children as it is for the parents who are calling it quits. The impact can especially be felt during the holidays. Although the combination of the holidays and child custody is often a source of conflict between divorcing parents, they can take a few… read more


Birdnesting: A viable approach to handling child custody?

Posted in Child Custody on November 15, 2018

Dissolving a marriage in California can be challenging even in the most amicable of situations. This is especially the case for divorcing individuals who have young children. However, an approach to child custody that some parents have adopted to keep the divorce process as conflict free as possible is an arrangement called birdnesting, or nesting. Birdnesting… read more


Child custody conflict can make divorce hard on the kids

Posted in Child Custody on October 25, 2018

People in California generally do not get married with the expectation that they will later get divorced. However, divorce is unavoidable sometimes, and unfortunately, if young children are involved, they may be emotionally affected by the process. Here are a few tips for navigating child custody during a divorce proceeding in the Golden State. First, maintaining… read more


Child custody conflict, dating after divorce can affect children

Posted in Child Custody on September 20, 2018

The dissolution of a marriage in California can be extremely difficult for all parties involved. However, it can be especially challenging for young children, particularly when child custody is an area of conflict between the parents. Here are a few tips for helping to create an easy transition for the children, especially if one of… read more


Child custody can spark conflict in California

Posted in Child Custody on August 2, 2018

Divorce is never easy from an emotional standpoint, no matter how long or short of time two people have been married. If the two spouses have young children, this only complicates things. However, parents in California who are dealing with child custody issues can help their children through the process in a few ways. First, divorcing… read more


California celebrity couple continue child custody clash

Posted in Child Custody on June 22, 2018

Celebrity actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are undergoing a divorce. As part of that breakup, the pair are negotiating child custody issues for their six children. At times, the pair’s jet-setting lives can create additional confusion about the care of the kids. For the most part, the parents and children reside in California. For… read more


Child custody often calls for co-parenting

Posted in Child Custody on May 4, 2018

Raising a child is a group effort. While the old saying says “it takes a village,” most of the responsibility will go to the child’s parents. When parents separate or divorce, they will typically create a child custody plan. Since, these days, most parents in California are sharing custody to some extent, this means that parents may… read more


Child custody order sets guidelines for school pickups

Posted in Child Custody on April 26, 2018

Parents who are ending their marriage will need to settle the issue of how to care for children. During the divorce, the parents work together to create a child custody order that is in the child’s best interests. California parents can choose shared or sole legal and/or physical custody, depending on the needs of the… read more


Tribal authority, state in dispute over child custody case

Posted in Child Custody on March 28, 2018

Parents claim that their child was snatched from them due to false allegations of abuse. A state senator has spoken out, asserting that the tribe overstepped its legal bounds. Unfortunately, a newborn child and two others are caught in the crossfire. This child custody battle, recently covered in the news, may parallel similar cases in California. The… read more