5 Factors That Affect Child Custody Decisions
Child custody cases are some of the most emotional and hard-fought battles in family court. In most cases, each parent believes they are doing what’s best for the child. But, unfortunately, in a few cases, children are used as leverage and weapons by a vindictive spouse. Family courts in California always place the child’s best […]More
When Does Child Support Terminate and Under What Conditions in San Diego for a Paternity, Legal Separation or Divorce Case
Parents are expected to support their children financially. If the parents are not married or do not live together, the court may order one parent to make child support payments to the other parent. There are several ways child support can start. Likewise, several triggers end child support payments. If you are paying or receiving […]More
What Factors Do Family Courts Use to Decide if a Parent is Unfit?
In most cases, the court prefers to award joint custody because children benefit from spending as much time with each parent as possible. When parents can work together to develop a parenting plan that benefits the entire family, the parents and the children are generally happier with the situation. However, what happens when one parent […]More
Divorcing A Narcissist: Tips, Tools, and What To Expect
Going through a divorce is never easy, even when the parties agree to an uncontested divorce. However, when your spouse is a narcissist, the divorce process can be even more traumatic. A narcissist does not like to lose. Therefore, it is in your best interest to work with an experienced divorce lawyer who knows what […]More
How Can I Prove Parental Alienation?
A parent may cause long-term harm to their child by manipulating or disrupting their relationship with their other parent. Children benefit from close, loving relationships with both parents. Absent abuse or another legitimate reason for restricting a parent’s access to their child, California courts prefer joint parenting plans that ensure both parents play active roles […]More