Posts Tagged ‘sole custody’

Dealing with Custody When One Parent is Long Distance

Sometimes, when one parent lives far away from the other parent, custody considerations get much more difficult. As a result a long distance custody agreement must be decided upon, which is not always an easy thing to do. However, you may have to return to court to have your order modified if you had a… Continue reading →

Child Custody Agreement

Child custody is probably the most important legal matter in a divorce.  If a couple heading for divorce cannot arrive at a good custody plan for their children, the court will do it for them. The court, under the California Family Code, assures the best interests of the children when determining which parent should have… Continue reading →

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What is sole custody?

In most divorce cases where children are concerned, the court prefers to award joint custody to the parents.  In this way, the children get to spend equal amounts of time with both parents – it is in the best interests of the children.  However, there are circumstances in which sold custody is the best option…. Continue reading →

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Can I get sole custody?

There are a number of reasons why a parent seeks sole custody of a child, including he or she may want more child support or more control over the decisions that are made on the child’s behalf.  Of course, there are cases when a parent wants sole custody purely to spite the other parent. Courts… Continue reading →

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A father’s rights

California courts do not show favoritism to a mother or father in child custody cases.  They look at who will have the best interest of the child and who will provide the best care.  The court takes into consideration the parent who can provide the most stable home environment, including school, and family support.  Courts… Continue reading →

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Divorce where there are children

When divorce hits a family with children, the lives of everyone concerned are turned upside down and inside out.  Children have no control over what is going to happen to their family. Day-to-day activities are changed; order in their lives no longer exists.  Even where they sleep could change.  They could be in a different… Continue reading →

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