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
How to Get A Narcissist To Reveal Themselves
You know your spouse is a narcissist, but how do you convince a family court judge? Do you need to convince a family court judge? If you are concerned about property division or domestic support, you may not need to worry too much about getting a narcissistic spouse to reveal themselves. California is a community […]More
San Diego Mediation: Mediation with Family Court Services Versus a Private Mediator
If you have a child custody or parenting time dispute and have been ordered to mediation, you may want to know about mediation with Family Court Services versus a private mediator. Our experienced family law attorneys at Berenji & Associates have put together this guide to give you information about mediation in San Diego child […]More
Do Grandparents Have Rights in California?
Family situations get complicated. Sometimes, parents may choose to withhold grandchildren from their grandparents. Painful emotions like resentment and disappointment strain interfamily relationships. Maybe you used to see your grandchildren every day or once a week. Now, you don’t see them at all. It makes sense for grandparents to feel confused and wondering “Do grandparents […]More
What is a De Facto Parent?
One of the most contentious and challenging aspects of any family law case is determining custody of the children. California family law judges operate under the principle that joint custody is in the best interest of minor children. Obviously, there are exceptions to this rule. If one or both of the parents of the child […]More