Requesting a Psychological Evaluation in a Child Custody Case

Hossein Berenji, Jun 18, 2020

Generally speaking, it is best for all family members when parents can negotiate a mutually agreeable parenting plan. However, even when parents propose a custody plan to the court, the court has the power to revise that plan based on the best interests of the child. A child’s best interest is the overriding concern when […]


Requesting a Psychological Evaluation in Your Child Custody Case

Hossein Berenji, Feb 20, 2020

Divorce and custody disputes can bring out the worst in people. It can also be a catalyst for mental health issues like anxiety and depression. It can complicate custody when one parent is struggling with psychological issues that could impact how they care for their child. In any custody case, courts make decisions based on […]


How to Keep Your Kids During a Divorce

Hossein Berenji, Sep 26, 2019

One of the most emotional parts of a divorce involves the custody of your children. While there was a time when the law favored mothers in a custody battle, the tendency for the courts today is to issue some form of joint custody. The courts have held that it is typically in the best interest […]


Can I Keep My Spouse From Seeing Our Kids During a Divorce?

Hossein Berenji, Jun 26, 2019

Disagreements about custody and visitation aren’t uncommon at the beginning of a divorce. It can be tough to figure out how to create a custody plan that provides access to both parents. If you have serious concerns about your ex’s ability to safely parent the children, that can make things even more challenging. This is […]


Channing Tatum Asks a Los Angeles Judge to Approve a Formal Child Custody Plan

Hossein Berenji, Feb 20, 2019

In April 2018, Jenna Dewan and Channing Tatum announced that they would be splitting up almost 9 years of marriage. Six months later, Dewan formally filed for divorce. In the initial divorce petition, Dewan requested that the parents share physical and legal custody of their 5 years old daughter, Everly. In his response to the divorce filing, Tatum also requested joint custody.