Divorce Advice for Men Fighting for Custody

Divorce is not easy for men OR women; however, battling for child custody can be even more difficult for fathers. For example, many people automatically assume a mother will be granted sole physical custody of their child after a divorce. As a result, it's important for men to learn how to increase their chances of acquiring custody, granted that it is in the child's best interest.

By |2020-10-11T08:32:15-07:00October 11th, 2020|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

Mediation and Child Custody: Process Description and Preparation Tips

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.

By |2020-09-03T13:51:54-07:00September 3rd, 2020|Family Law|9 Comments

Joint Child Custody Tips and Solutions

When exploring joint child custody solutions, there are many joint child custody options a couple can consider. First, California custody orders include both legal and physical custody. Legal custody refers to the decisions a parent makes about their child’s schooling, religious activities, and medical treatment. Physical custody refers to which parent the child resides with [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:08-08:00September 2nd, 2017|Family Law|Comments Off on Joint Child Custody Tips and Solutions

Custody and Timeshare in California

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 [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:31-08:00December 29th, 2016|Family Law|4 Comments

How to File an Emergency Custody Motion

Filing an emergency custody motion, also known as an ex parte motion, is common in family law cases. An emergency custody motion can help California residents get immediate legal relief regarding custody issues in divorce, legal separation and paternity cases. California Family Law Code section 3064 outlines the requirement of an emergency custody motion. Specifically, [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:34-08:00December 4th, 2016|Family Law|24 Comments

Custody Terms in California and What They Mean

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 [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:55-08:00April 26th, 2016|Family Law|Comments Off on Custody Terms in California and What They Mean