28 08, 2018

Preparing for a new school year after divorce

By | 2018-10-30T10:32:02+00:00 August 28th, 2018|child custody|0 Comments

When California parents consider divorce, they often think about the complex ways that the end of the marriage can affect their children. As the back-to-school season dawns, the first new academic year after divorce can add additional confusion and stress to a period that is already full of anxiety, excitement and anticipation. When children are going back and forth between different homes, their parents can work together and separately to provide academic support. In addition, both parents can help their kids to feel loved and [...]

30 07, 2018

Co-parenting challenges and strategies to reduce conflict

By | 2018-10-30T10:32:03+00:00 July 30th, 2018|child custody|0 Comments

A licensed mental health counselor has developed guidelines to help divorcing parents in California help their children during and after the process. Her advice focuses on creating environments that benefit the children and avoid conflict and divisiveness between the parents. When parents get divorced, they should accept that the children need relationships with both of them unless safety is an issue. Working from that starting point, co-parents could develop consistent rules between their households so that children experience stable expectations about behavior. When people with [...]

27 03, 2018

An overveiw of how to divide child custody

By | 2018-10-30T10:32:09+00:00 March 27th, 2018|child custody|0 Comments

In child custody cases, it is not uncommon for a court to create a visitation schedule. This enables a parent in California or elsewhere to have a relationship with their children whether he or she is granted custody or not. As a general rule, parents are allowed to have a role in a son or daughter’s life assuming that they are fit to do so.A visitation schedule may still be created in the event that parents have joint custody over their kids. This can reduce [...]

28 02, 2018

Legal and physical custody: What’s the difference?

By | 2018-10-30T10:32:10+00:00 February 28th, 2018|child custody|0 Comments

For parents who are beginning the divorce process, the question of child custody weighs heavily on their minds. Is a joint solution the best, or is it better for one parent to have sole custody while the other has visitation rights? To start, it’s important to remember there are two types of child custody parents will need to consider: legal custody and physical custody. […]