Reaching a Successful Child Custody Case in California

What do Judges look for in deciding custody and visitation cases? What is the best way of reaching a successful child custody case in California? In custody and visitation cases in California, the biggest consideration is the best interest of the child(ren). In deciding what is in a child’s best interest, the Court considers [...]

fotex2023-12-12T22:08:12-08:00October 21st, 2020|Child custody and visitation|

Custody and Co-Parenting During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc in our daily lives. Schools are closed, parents are working from home, and some have lost their jobs. Life is not what it was just a few months ago. Children are now with parents all day—every day. Parents are now responsible for their children’s educational needs, entertainment, and [...]

fotex2023-12-12T21:51:14-08:00June 18th, 2020|Child custody and visitation, Co-parenting divorce|

Child Welfare Services and How to Create a Safety Plan for Your Family

Sometimes a family runs into problems and they get a visit from Child Welfare Services (CWS), a division of the San Diego County Health & Human Services Agency. The job of CWS is to investigate abuse of children and develop and enforce ways to protect them. Initially, if CWS believes abuse has occurred, it [...]

fotex2023-12-12T20:04:28-08:00August 29th, 2019|Child custody and visitation, Family Law|

Determining Child Custody and Visitation

You know the kids belong with you, but how can you show the judge that? This blog will talk through what to do (and what not to do) when determining child custody and visitation and showing that the kids belong with you. In marriages, there can come a time when you know your relationship [...]

fotex2023-12-12T19:48:07-08:00July 4th, 2019|Child custody and visitation, Co-parenting divorce, Family Law|

The Steps to Establishing Paternity Rights as a Father

You often hear of women obtaining a paternity test from a man. But what about when a man wants to know whether he’s a parent or not? This blog will walk potential fathers through the steps to establishing paternity rights as a father. As a father of a child, born or unborn, you have [...]

fotex2023-12-12T19:35:48-08:00June 6th, 2019|Child custody and visitation, Co-parenting divorce, Family Law|

Defining Visitation Rights When it Comes to Stepchildren

You know your basic rights as a parent, but what are your visitation rights when it comes to stepchildren? Learn how to navigate through the issue, as well as how to gain access to your stepchildren. The Law of Visitation Rights California family law allows a court to grant visitation to a stepparent under [...]

fotex2023-12-12T19:26:08-08:00May 16th, 2019|Child custody and visitation, Co-parenting divorce, Divorce|

Father’s Custody Rights

It’s a common thought: The woman always gets the kids. But it's simply not true. Our discussion here will focus on a father’s custody rights. In every initial case for physical custody and legal custody of the children, the court must take into consideration what we call the “best interest” of the children, and [...]

fotex2023-12-12T18:48:00-08:00January 21st, 2019|Child custody and visitation|

Co-Parenting Tips: How to Make Decisions Together

New opportunities to co-parent effectively. We know it can sometimes be quite challenging, which is why we’d like to offer some basic guidance on how to effectively work together to make decisions for the kids. Here are some co-parenting tips for how to make decisions together. As you are ringing in the new [...]

fotex2023-12-12T18:44:55-08:00January 7th, 2019|Child custody and visitation|

Navigating Custody Arrangements During the Holiday Season

Whether you’ve been divorced for a while or just recently separated, the holidays bring a unique set of challenges when it comes to custody arrangements. We will explain navigating custody arrangements and it's challenges, including any legal steps you should take. Negotiating joint custody arrangements that include equal amounts of time during holiday and [...]

fotex2023-12-12T18:02:12-08:00November 19th, 2018|Child custody and visitation|
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