Posts Tagged ‘evidence’

I’m a Mother: How Do I Get Full Custody of My Child?

At one point in time, the court system had a biased stance on child custody and believed that the children always belonged with their mother in custody disputes. Today, the law sees it a bit differently and believes that it is in the best interests of the child to have both parents in their life…. Continue reading →

Child Abuse Suspicion: How to Handle it in Your Family Law Case

Posted on May 13, 2018 You want to protect your children from many dangers, and unfortunately sometimes those dangers are in their own home. What happens if you believe that your child has been abused by your ex-spouse? When you are going through a family law case, these matters are extremely important. However, many parents… Continue reading →

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When You Believe a Biased Judge is Acting Wrongfully in Your Case

When it comes to divorce cases, there will be a lot of back and forth he-said, she-said. This means that you could run into a biased judge who already thinks they understand the best outcome for your case from the very beginning, which means that you could fear not being listened to. The legal system… Continue reading →

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What to Expect From Your Emergency Custody Hearing

There are many types of custody situations involving the courts. When you feel as if it’s time to return to court to work around some of the issues in your case, you may file for a modification to raise these issues and get a new order. However, what happens if you have an emergency situation,… Continue reading →

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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 →

Emotional Abuse in Your Relationship and Its Role in Divorce

When you want to divorce an emotionally abusive partner, you may think that these details will not have any effect on your divorce. However, this is far from the truth. The truth of the matter is that any type of abuse against a partner must be visited in divorce proceedings, especially in cases where assets… Continue reading →

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Collecting Evidence of Child Abuse or Neglect by Your Spouse

The only thing left to do when you suspect abuse against your child is to take legal action against the abuser. However, you can’t just come into court with a he-said, she-said. This is why it is important to have evidence of some kind when it comes to child abuse, especially if it is against… 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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Domestic Violence: Should You Report and Document Abuse?

When you are being physically or emotionally abused, you should always report the abuse to have documentation in your case down the road. If you are going through the divorce process and you have suffered from domestic violence, reporting can help you make your case and show clear evidence when you are dealing with custody… Continue reading →

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Collecting Evidence When You May Have a Child Neglect Case

At The Law Offices of Amy M. Montes, we understand that your family law case is extremely important, especially when it involves your children. This is why, if you believe child neglect or abuse is taking place, it is important to gather as much evidence as necessary to make your case. This will not only… Continue reading →

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