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How Relocation Laws Are Decided in Terms of Child Custody

When you have a child custody order in place with the other parent, a relocation can put a damper on things. Either from you or your spouse, this makes visitation much more difficult for your child, who will now be separated from the other parent for a certain amount of time. In many cases, one… Continue reading →

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When a Parent is Being Inconsistent with Their Visitation

Even with court orders in place, you can’t always force a parent to show up. For many families across the country, it is a reality that some parents do not want to maintain consistent contact with their children when a relationship ends between two parents. Some parents actually choose to not engage in visitation entirely!… Continue reading →

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Can a Child Make a Decision to Stop Visitation Altogether?

When your divorce is complete and you have a visitation plan set in place for your child or children, you may think that everything will go smoothly. But have you considered the fact that your child may not want to visit every time they are scheduled to do so? Today we share your rights as… Continue reading →

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Can a Third Party Ever Receive Custody Rights to a Child?

Third party custody adds many more stressful and complicated elements to a custody case, because it is not often that a third party petitions to or receives adoption of a child. You may have questions about your own personal case or want more information on how you can act if there is a child in… Continue reading →

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Can You Call the Police Over Custody Order Violations?

When custody and visitation orders are put in place, they are meant to be followed. This is why, if you have an order in place, you may wonder what to do if your husband or wife violates it. Many people think that you must instantly contact the police, but this is not always the case…. Continue reading →

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When am I Allowed to Deny Visitation Rights by the Other Parent?

If you have no custody order in place, usually anything is fair game. However, once that order is in place and instructing you on where your child goes at any given time, it is important to abide by what appears within. If your ex has a scheduled visitation with the child and you deny this… Continue reading →

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When You Want to Introduce Your Significant Other to Your Child

Divorce can be a difficult time for all, and you may want to stray far from introducing more difficulties into the process, too soon. But what happens if you already have a significant other when you are going through the divorce process? For many people in America every year, this is a reality and parents… Continue reading →

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Custody and Visitation Schedule Guidelines in California

In California, the courts urge parents to conduct something known as a “custody or visitation agreement” or a parenting plan. These plans are a written agreement among parents on two major aspects of parenting schedules: time-sharing, and decision-making. This means that, with the help of these schedules, you will better understand when your child will… Continue reading →

Considering a Child’s Age When You Create a Parenting Plan

If you are going through a divorce, you probably already understand what a parenting plan is and how it works to create a schedule between you and your ex-spouse. When children are at their youngest, it is always a good idea to keep separation time from the mother and father as small as possible. The… Continue reading →

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Are There Limits on the Rights of Grandparents in California?

In California, grandparents may have rights when it comes to visitation or custody of a child. Under the state’s laws, a grandparent is permitted to ask the court for reasonable visits with a grandchild in their life. However, the court must first find that there is a pre-existing relationship between the child and grandparent, and… Continue reading →

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