Archive for the ‘Reasonable Visitation’ Category

Factors to be Considered in Grandparent Visitation Cases

Sometimes, it is necessary for a grandparent to receive visitation to be a part of a child’s life. However, as you will find in California custody court, not every situation calls for grandparent visitation when considering the best interests of the child. When certain conditions are met, a grandparent may receive visitation or custody of… Continue reading →

Elements You May Not Have Known Regarding Relocation

When you get married, you may expect a happy life together for all time, never having to worry about your loved ones being in separate places. However, sometimes marriage doesn’t work out how we expect and a divorce could lead to the emergence of relocation issues. There are some things you may expect and things… 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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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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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 →

How to Apply for Visitation Rights

If you are a non-custodial parent, you want to be able to spend time with your child, which is why visitation rights are of utmost importance. Visitation rights specifically grant you the right to take physical custody of the child for a specific, regular period of time every week or month. In many cases, two… Continue reading →

Supervised Child Visitation: Helpful FAQs

If you are going through a divorce and have children, there could be many hurdles standing in your way and many questions you may have. Parents are entitled to something known as visitation, which you may or may not have a broad understanding of already. Today we will answer some of your most important questions… Continue reading →

Grandparents and Holiday Visitation Rights

In 2000, a case known as Troxel v. Granville, a woman named Tommie Granville limited visitations to her child’s grandparents to once per month and some holidays. Because of this, the grandparents petitioned for visitation rights. Under the statute that formed because of it, the court made it so that any person is able to… Continue reading →

The judge mentioned “reasonable visitation,” what does that mean?

Custody proceedings are usually riddled with confusing terminology that may inhibit your understanding and thus your ability to make good decisions about proposed agreements. Before you enter into any legal agreement, but especially long term decisions about your parental responsibilities like visitation, you should understand all the terms that will be put before you. Working… Continue reading →