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 →
Posts Tagged ‘visitation rights’
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 →
I have 50/50 custody of my son. His father does not want to release my son on the scheduled date. Can I file for contempt?
When a parent disrupts the custody rights of the other parent, it is called custodial interference. Custodial interference occurs when a parent refuses to release the child to the other parent, takes the child from the other parent, or otherwise intentionally interferes with the other parents rightful physical custody. Custodial interference can also occur when… Continue reading →
Work is Moving Me Out of State, Will I Lose Custody of my Children?
When divorced parents share custody of a child, parent relocation can be a tricky issue. If a parent needs to move, and the move disrupts the current custody arrangement, then the parents will need to acquire a new custody order and new visitation arrangements. In California, if a custodial parents wants to move away with… Continue reading →
Long Distance Parenting
Parents want to be close to their children, to participate in their daily routine and upbringing. What happens if after a divorce, one parent needs to move to a different geographic area due to a job opportunity, new relationship or other obligation? This can be a challenging situation for all parties involved. There are, however,… Continue reading →
Planning Ahead for Summer Vacation
Children with divorced parents are just like other children – they want a summer vacation filled with travel, friends, fun stuff and plenty of time to do nothing. When child custody and living situations are complicated, achieving this type of summer vacation can be a challenge. However, with a little bit of thoughtfulness and planning,… Continue reading →
Can I change my child’s school?
A divorce is much more than just the end of your marriage. The issues addressed in your divorce will change the rest of your life and impact everyone you care about. Sometimes circumstances happen after divorce that requires the primary custodial parent to move to another city or even another state. This is a particularly… Continue reading →
When is the best time for filing for divorce?
The decision to end a marriage is one of the hardest decisions you’ll ever have to make. Are you asking yourself, “Should I stay together until my children are a little older, or should I make a clean break now?” It’s only natural that you want to diminish any hurt from the divorce. Is there… Continue reading →
I am unmarried with a child
Unmarried parents are a diverse group. Some unmarried parents are in a loving relationship and share a home, while others would probably be estranged if not for the child they share. However, unmarried parents, whether together or not, share unique issues with regard to child custody, child support and visitation rights. Unlike divorced parents, for… Continue reading →
What is a parenting plan?
If you are divorcing in California and have children, you will need to file a parenting plan with the court. A parenting plan addresses custody and visitation issues associated with making arrangements for children of divorced parents. It spells out how you and your ex-spouse will co-parent your children following your divorce. The parenting plan… Continue reading →