Sometimes, mediation for child custody agreements is mandated by the court. During mediation, parties will typically have the opportunity to present their concerns to the mediator and to the other parent. Then, the mediator will provide both parents with the necessary tools to reach an agreement on contested issues. However, there are tips that parents can use to reach this agreement more quickly. Read on to learn more about mediation for child support in California, and how you can prepare for it.
You may be tempted to create an unofficial custody plan with your child's other parent. However, the absence of legal visitation and child custody orders could result in one parent abducting the child without any repercussions. On the other hand, any parent who violates legally established visitation and child custody orders will face legal action for not returning their child.
From time-to-time, you may need to change a custody order due to parents moving to different counties or states or job changes that impact visitation time. To change a custody order, the moving parent to prove a number of factors showing the modification is in the child’s best interest. Often this does not require the services of an attorney if both parents are amenable to the adjustment.
Lean how a California court views a father's rights in custody and visitation matters; what a father can do to protect their father's rights and what tactics are taken by mothers to affect a father's rights in custody.
In California, either parent may have joint custody of their children. A parent can also be awarded sole custody if the other parent presents a serious threat to the safety and welfare of his/her child. In every divided family going through divorce or legal separation or in matters of paternity, custody and timeshare is foundational [...]
Child custody cases can take months to resolve. Parents may go back-and-forth to create the perfect co-parenting plan that suits their child’s needs. So how does a court decide custody if the parents cannot agree? If parents are unable to reach a child custody agreement, the court will grant a child custody order that they feel [...]
Parental alienation syndrome (PAS) is a psychological condition often seen in children that have been traumatized by high conflict divorce. One of the main signs seen in children that are experiencing PAS is an unfounded hatred toward a parent for no logical reason. This article is an overview on how to identify and deal with [...]
Understanding custody terms commonly used in California and what they mean can be somewhat confusing. From filing for joint legal and physical custody of your child, to creating a visitation schedule in the event a sole custody order is granted, A People’s Choice can walk you through the steps of obtaining a custody and visitation [...]
Would you like more child visitation time in California? Contact A People’s Choice to find out how you might be able to change your child custody and visitation order. Read on to learn more about getting more child visitation time in California and how A People’s Choice can help you. Key Points To Getting More [...]
There may come a time in your life in which you need to get formal court ordered visitation rights for your grandchild in California. Fortunately, the process to do so is not that complicated. The evolving law pertaining to visitation rights of grandparents in California has certainly been rocky, and the rights of grandparents not [...]