Child Custody

How Can a Father Get Full Custody of Their Child?

Working through a divorce can be a very stressful and even frightening experience. This can be especially true for fathers as they worry if they will get to be in their children’s lives after the divorce is finalized. The good news is that, though historically mothers were far more likely to get sole custody of… read more

How to Request a Psychological Evaluation in Your Child Custody Case

A child custody case can be emotionally challenging. Both parents may believe they have the best interest of their child at heart. In some divorce cases, a parent may use custody as a bargaining or punishment tactic. Whatever the reason might be for a custody dispute, the court has one goal. The court seeks to… read more

Why do I Have to Pay Child Support if I Share 50/50 Custody?

When parents are together, it is assumed that each parent will take an active role in the upbringing of the child. However, when parents divorce or separate, the child cannot have both parents available in the home every day. Courts in California encourage parents to develop parenting plans that ensure parents continue to play an… read more

Can You Kidnap Your Own Child?

When you and your spouse are separating or divorcing, one of the most contentious issues you may face is what to do about child custody. Things may get even more combative if one parent is awarded sole custody of a child. If this happens, it is possible that the other parent may take the child… read more

Getting Along at Your Children’s Milestone Celebrations

This is the time of year where many children are graduating and you are expected to be in the same room as your ex-spouse and to focus on your child’s accomplishments. Although it can be difficult, it is not impossible if you place your focus on your child and what it means to them to… read more