Will The Court Go As Far As Awarding Visitation To A Non-Parent?

If you thought that the only person who could seek orders for visitation with your children during your divorce is…

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I Live In One State And My Child’s Father Lives In Another State, Where Do We File For Custody?

You may have heard of “forum shopping”, meaning a party chooses to start litigation in a certain state over another…

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How Co-Parenting Classes Can Help Your Children

None of us are born parents. What we know about parenting is learned, primarily from parents or care givers, garnered…

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Grandparent Visitation Rights Denied

Family Code, §3102, to Family Code, §3104, provides a statutory framework which significantly expands the provisions for grandparent visitation. These…

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Grandparent Visitation Rights

Grandparents can be awarded visitation with their grandchildren through the court if the grandchild’s parents are separated or either parent…

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Grandparent Visitation

IMPORTANT NOTICE. The California Supreme Court has granted review of the case Butler v. Harris where the Court of Appeal…

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Domestic Violence – A National Epidemic

As one of the most underreported crimes in the United States, domestic violence has been identified as the single major…

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Court Must Give “Special Weight” To Parent’s Child-Rearing Decisions

The United States Supreme Court affirmed a finding by the state of Washington’s Supreme Court that a parent has a…

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Bill Of Rights For Children In Divorce And Dissolution Actions

1. The right to be treated as important and separate human beings with unique feelings, needs, ideas, and desires, not…

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A Case For Grandparent Visitation

A recent case of Stuard v. Stuard awarded grandparents visitation over parents’ objections. Matthew and Rebekah were the parents of Riley. The…

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