Posts Tagged ‘best interests’

I Am a Custodial Parent, What Are My Responsibilities?

If you are the custodial parent of your child, you have a very important job – in fact, you might find that there are several. If you are the custodial parent, this means that the courts have given you primary legal or physical custody of your child. Of course, every relationship is different when you… Continue reading →

Different Negotiations You Might See in Child Custody Cases

When it comes to child custody, you should start thinking about negotiations that might occur. In some cases, you might go through what are known as ‘formal negotiations,’ like those involving a mediator. However, sometimes, they may be a more informal matter where parents dicscuss what is going to happen amongst each other without the… Continue reading →

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Infant Children in Divorce: How to Make Certain Determinations

Nobody expects to go through a divorce just after bringing an infant child into the world. However, many people struggle with this reality every year, and it can raise many questions. No parent wants to break the early attachment and bonding, that special time that they have with their children from the very start of… Continue reading →

What if Your Child Wants to Change Their Residency?

When it comes to children, here’s how the courts view things: They probably won’t allow an 8-year-old to make decisions. The truth is, when it comes to many matters and your child’s role of making decisions, it all comes down to the court’s preference and whether or not your child is old and mature enough… Continue reading →

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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Parent Signing Over Parental Rights to Evade Child Support

Can the father of your child sign over their parental rights to evade child support? Today we examine this and many other issues that deal with parental rights and termination through an FAQ that will answer all of your burning questions. Parental Rights and Termination FAQ Can termination of parental rights be voluntary or involuntary?… Continue reading →

Adoption Court Laws: Everything You Need to Know

You may be ready for adoption court in your own personal case, but is anybody ever as prepared as they had hoped? Because adoption court laws can be tricky and we want the best outcome for your case, we have devised some important questions and answers that can guide you through this difficult time. FAQs… Continue reading →

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Custody When One Parent is Physically Ill

A few years ago, a case made the news because a young mother with Stage 4 Breast Cancer lost primary custody of her daughter and son to an estranged husband due to her diagnosis. The case became a big deal because people questioned whether or not a parent should have to lose custody of their… Continue reading →

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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 →

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