If you have children, sometime during your divorce, you'll be faced with the task of developing a custody and visitation agreement -- which is also known as a parenting plan.
The end of a marriage can be a stressful and daunting period for everyone involved, including the children. Here are some important things to keep in mind to help minimize the impact of the divorce on the kids.
How do you convince a family court judge that it's in your child's best interests to allow you to relocate to a new area -- especially when that means taking your child away from his or her other parent?
The divorce between Lisa Marie Presley and her estranged husband, Michael Lockwood, has taken a new sensational twist amid allegations of child abuse and neglect.
A 730 child custody evaluation is ordered whenever there's a need to look into someone's mental health and parenting practices during a custody battle.
Negotiating child custody and establishing parenting plans in a divorce are emotional processes. Although the statutes that govern child custody are complicated, a California court will always make decisions that are in the best interests of a child. While parents in an amicable divorce are free to negotiate child custody arrangements and draft parenting plans, circumstances may change, and you may find that the existing child custody arrangements are no longer in your child's best interests.
When a fractured family breaks, that's when an abused child is most likely to tell.
Twenty years after California became the first state to allow medical marijuana use, it became the fifth state to legalize the drug's recreational use.
Child support orders are binding, meaning that people have to make the full payments, on time, or risk legal penalties. This is true even when they have other bills to pay and may want to use the money for something else -- even something as necessary as paying the mortgage on time.
The holidays can be time of much joy. There's an opportunity to be with family and good friends, and often there are rituals of going to the same places and seeing the same people at the same time. There's comfort in that, and also a sense of marking time as the kids grow older.