Can I Modify My Child Custody Arrangement Without Going to Court?

Hossein Berenji, Sep 13, 2022

Depending on the terms of your child custody arrangement, you may be able to modify it without going to court. In some cases, both parents can agree to the change and submit a written agreement to the court. If your situation is more complicated or you can’t agree with the other parent, you may need […]


How Does California’s New Standard Parenting Plan Work?

Hossein Berenji, Jun 20, 2022

California courts encourage parents to work together to create a parenting plan that works best for their family. Therefore, the courts do not require parents to use one standard parenting plan. Instead, the courts provide guidance for what must be included in a parenting plan. Parents have the flexibility to create a parenting plan that […]


Child Custody and Visitation: What You Need to Know

Hossein Berenji, Jun 09, 2022

The parties in a divorce, paternity proceeding, or legal separation action have a laundry list of issues to deal with. Primary among them is where their children are going to live. This issue touches on deep emotional matters that are important to the parents and the children. Because of the importance of this issue, it […]


Is My Ex-Spouse Allowed to Take Our Child Out of the Country?

Hossein Berenji, Sep 08, 2021

Divorces can be complex and emotional processes. Even the most amicable separations can grow contentious. This process becomes even more delicate when children are involved. When a court establishes a custody arrangement following a divorce, it may create specific rules for traveling internationally with the children. These rules may apply to long-term relocation and short […]


The Different Types of Child Custody, Explained

Hossein Berenji, Aug 25, 2021

Ideally, you may have planned to stay with your spouse for life when marrying them. However, for very justifiable reasons, it can sometimes be necessary to end a marriage. In fact, approximately 50% of all American marriages end in divorce. If a couple getting a divorce has children together, they may both wish to have […]