Category: Child Custody
What if you Can’t Agree on Decisions for Your Kids After Divorce?
If you are unable to agree on decisions for your children after a divorce, you should speak with a child custody lawyer to find out what options are available to you. A child custody attorney can provide you with assistance protecting your right to have a say in the important decisions that affect your chid’s […]READ MORE
Can You Prove Neglect in a Custody Case?
The process of determining how parenting time should be divided can be complicated and you should have a child custody lawyer representing you if you are separating or divorcing and have kids with your partner. It may be especially important for you to be represented by a qualified attorney if you believe the other parent […]READ MORE
Can a Family Law Attorney Help Grandparents Who Are Denied Access to Grandkids?
If you are a grandparent who is not being allowed to see your grandchildren, you should contact a Newport Beach family law attorney as soon as you can. Your attorney can help you to determine if you have any legal grounds to make a claim to force the children’s parents to allow you to spend […]READ MORE
Understanding Fathers’ Rights
When you are separating or divorcing and you have children, you need to speak with a child custody lawyer. You should also strongly consider speaking with an attorney if you are going to be a father and are not involved at all with the child’s mother. You want to protect your right to your children […]READ MORE
Top Reasons for Child Custody Modification
A child custody lawyer helps parents who are divorcing or separating when they have a shared child or children. An attorney can provide assistance to parents who want to negotiate a parenting plan for splitting time with their kids. Out-of-court negotiation is usually best for all family members. An attorney also assists couples who cannot […]READ MORE
What Factors Does the Court Consider in Deciding to Change a Custody Order?
After the judge puts a custody order in place when parents separate or divorce, both parents must follow the court order. Sometimes, however, a modification to the existing order needs to be made. Parents should not just informally alter their custody arrangement. This could lead to a variety of legal problems, including the wrong amount […]READ MORE
Steps for a Father to Obtain Parental Rights
In certain situations, a man is presumed to be the father of a child and he is not required to do anything specific to assert his parental rights. For example, if a man is married to a child’s mother when the child is either conceived or born, or if the man tried to marry the […]READ MORE
Can a Judge Consider a Child’s Age When Making Custody Decisions?
During the process of separation or divorce, a decision must be reached on who should have custody of a child when the parents are no longer living together. Parents should try, whenever possible, to assess their own family situation and the needs of their child and to make an informed choice about how to divide […]READ MORE
How Do I Modify an Existing Child Custody Order?
As your family circumstances change, you need to adjust the way you raise your children to best meet their needs. If you are separated, divorced, or otherwise raising your child separately from the other parent, this process can be complicated. You will need to go through the appropriate legal channels in order to make a […]READ MORE
How Do You Change Custody/Visitation and Support Orders?
When two parents live separately but share a child, there are a lot of logistics that must be worked out in terms of making sure the child has financial support and in terms of making sure both parents have time with the child. Usually, parents create a parenting plan or custody agreement during a divorce […]READ MORE