Posts Tagged ‘neglect’

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 →

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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When Child Neglect Becomes a Part of Your Child Custody Case

Child neglect is a very serious form of abuse that presents itself in the lives of many children in the United States. Unfortunately, if you find yourself in the midst of a custody case, you may feel as if you must protect your child from child neglect. Perhaps one parent is neglecting a child, which… 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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Types of Child Abuse You May Find in Your Custody Case

When you are involved in a custody case and child abuse is at the center of it all, you may have many concerns about your child’s safety. There are many types of child abuse that we will discuss with you today to give you a better understanding of what you may witness in your case… Continue reading →

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Effective Child Protection Mediation and Domestic Violence

  Mediation, an alternative form of conflict resolution in which the parties involved in a conflict meet with a neutral third party called a mediator in order to peacefully resolve a conflict, is a process that has been around for several years now. However, a lot of judges, attorneys, and public citizens sometimes still feel… Continue reading →

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Factors Considered For Grandparent Visitation and Custody

As with the rights of the father of the child, the grandparents rights aren’t nearly as numerous as is the mother’s rights. Also, every state varies with how the laws regarding grandparents rights are. Usually the courts are willing to grant the grandparents visitation rights especially when there is a stressful situation going on at… Continue reading →

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Abuse and Neglect: Information for Parents

When a report is made that a child is experiencing abuse or neglect, the police or a social worker will investigate, so they can determine if your child is safe or not. If the social worker or the police determine that your child is unsafe, they will place the child in temporary foster care to… Continue reading →

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Foster Care Basics

Foster care is when children are placed in a host’s home by the state or an agency to receive care. Children are placed in a foster home when their parents are unable to care for them, and they have to available family members to provide care for them. The home owners, or foster parents, undergo… Continue reading →

Visitation rights for grandparents

At the Law Office of Amy Montes, we can help grandparents obtain visitation or custody of their grandchild or grandchildren. As with most custody and visitation cases, the Court is primarily concerned with the best interests of the children involved. Therefore, if you are the grandparent of child that is in an unstable living environment… Continue reading →

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