If you're an Orange County parent who has children with an ex-spouse, learning that the other parent intends to move away with your child is alarming. But does your co-parent have the right to do this?
Child Custody Archives
When a noncustodial parent is on the run with their child, it's a scary time for the custodial parent. While most cases are resolved without violence, there have been too many high-profile cases where the deranged parent chose to end their child's life rather than return them to their ex.
Divorce is rough on kids of all ages. It's especially hard when parents are engaged in contentious or protracted custody fights.
With Memorial Day just around the corner, it's time to once again review your summer child custody plans. For some families, these transitions can be a little difficult to get used to. But with some patience and a little advance planning, everyone can get on board.
Regardless of how you personally feel about sites like Facebook and Twitter, social media sites are here to stay. But for those locked in contentious divorces and custody battles, social media can become a minefield.
When it comes to the custody of your children, the family court judge presiding over your case often has little information on which to base this all-important decision. That's why the actions you take in court can make or break your custody case.
There are few things that can drive fear into a parent's heart like an abducted child. Even if it is known or suspected that the kidnapper is the child's other parent, there is little comfort.
Parents struggling with mental health issues often worry that their mental illness could cause them to lose custody of their children. It's a valid concern, especially if there is already an ongoing custody battle over the children.
With the legalization of recreational marijuana use here in California, questions still surround certain aspects of the substance and its usage. One particular gray area is how the state's family courts will rule regarding custody when one or both of a child's parents use cannabis.
In a world of helicopter parents and tiger moms, it can be difficult to embrace being a part-time divorced parent. But there are many reasons why this can be a status to celebrate.