Child Custody

5 Things To Do on Father’s Day in San Diego, CA

For those fortunate to live close to their fathers, Father’s Day provides a wonderful opportunity to spend time with them. Even in families that have endured divorces, dads will usually continue to play a role in their children’s lives.  If you share custody of your children, try to share your plans with your co-parent so… read more

50-50 Custody in California

Generally, parents want to spend as much time with their children as possible. Unfortunately, when parents separate or divorce, their time with their children may be limited because they no longer live with them full-time. However, with shared or 50-50 custody in California, parents can spend as much time as possible with their children after… read more

Tips for Taking Your Kids to Fashion Valley Mall as a Solo Parent

Fashion Valley Mall in San Diego is an upscale shopping center with over 200 stores, including high-end international fashion houses like Prada, Cartier, Versace, and Louis Vuitton. The mall has several leading department stores, including Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, and Nordstrom. The open-air environment is lovely for enjoying the gorgeous San Diego weather. A day at Fashion… read more

Do I Have to Get My Ex-Spouse’s Permission to Take My Children to Seaworld San Diego?

What you can do when you have your children for visitation depends on your custody order. If the court-approved parenting plan and time-sharing agreement do not restrict your activities with your children, you should be able to take them to SeaWorld San Diego without your ex-spouse’s permission. However, it is important to keep in mind… read more

Can I Take My Children to Snapdragon Stadium on Days I Have Custody?

Snapdragon Stadium, located on Stadium Way in San Diego, CA, hosts a wide variety of events. Parents often take their children there to see shows, concerts, sports, and other attractions. Generally, you don’t need to worry about whether you have the right to take your kids to Snapdragon Stadium. However, what if you share custody… read more

Five Top Tips For Taking Your Kids To Petco Park As a Solo Parent

If you have children, life after a divorce can be challenging. While you can divide property or assets in a way that never requires you to interact with your ex-spouse again, the same isn’t true for children. After the divorce, you will be subject to child custody rules and a parenting time order. This can… read more

Five Top Tips For Taking Your Kids To the San Diego Zoo As a Solo Parent

San Diego is one of the most popular cities in California, known far and wide for its wonderful weather, beaches, and fun activities. One of the activities most loved by children and adults alike is a visit to the San Diego Zoo.  The San Diego Zoo is one of the most visited zoos in the… read more

Tips for Taking Your Kids to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in San Diego as a Solo Parent

The 42nd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival is scheduled for March 16, 2024. It starts at 10:30 a.m. at Fifth Avenue & Laurel Street in San Diego, CA.  The parade is a popular family event. Kids love the festivities, but taking the family to the parade can be challenging, even when you have… read more

What Is a De Facto Parent?

A “traditional” family once consisted of two parents and a couple of kids. However, families come in all different shapes and sizes. Some families have one parent. Others may not have any parents because a couple chooses not to have children.  Today, a parent can be anyone who cares for a child. It could be… read more

What Is the Difference Between Paternal Rights and Parental Rights?

If you read the title of this blog quickly, you might believe there is a typo. The words “paternal” and “parental” are very similar. However, the words have very different meanings and are not interchangeable.  Parents involved in a San Diego child custody case need to understand the difference. One establishes a father’s rights, and… read more