5 Factors That Affect Child Custody Decisions

Hossein Berenji, Jun 21, 2021

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 […]


What Factors Do Family Courts Use to Decide if a Parent is Unfit?

Hossein Berenji, May 26, 2021

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 […]


How Can I Prove Parental Alienation?

Hossein Berenji, Apr 20, 2021

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 […]


How to Get A Narcissist To Reveal Themselves

Hossein Berenji, Apr 07, 2021

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 […]


San Diego Mediation: Mediation with Family Court Services Versus a Private Mediator

Hossein Berenji, Feb 08, 2021

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 […]