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What is Guardianship?

Many situations can arise where a child would need a Guardian. Guardian is a legal term that specifically applies to…

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What Is Child Custody?

Clients often tell me they want custody of the kids, or that they are afraid because the other parent is…

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What Happens if My Child Will Not Cooperate With the Visitation Orders?

You are recently divorced and the primary custodian of your 15-year-old daughter. According to your Judgment of Dissolution, Father has…

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What Does It Mean To Become A “De Facto Parent” In The Juvenile Dependency Court System?

Children who have been made wards of the juvenile dependency court often have a significant person in their life who…

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The Bode Miller Custody Case: Mckenna V. Miller

The Bode Miller custody case: McKenna v. Miller   Here’s a case you probably haven’t heard before, but the story…

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Should O.J. Simpson Retain Custody Of His Kids

Maybe not, according to the California appeals court that overturned the ruling that allowed O.J. Simpson to get custody of…

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

A recent move away case, In re Marriage of Winternitz, is the latest in a long line of move away…

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Risks Of Adoption & Foster Parent Cases

For several years, scarcely a month has passed without a movie, television or widescreen, news article, or book coming out…

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Resolving Questions Of Child Custody During The Holidays

The holidays are quickly approaching. A walk down the aisles of your favorite retailer surely has reminded you – the…

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Preparing for the Holidays: Child Custody & Visitation

I’m sure the first thing you think after putting those Halloween decorations away is, “what are the family’s plans for…

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