What does a Guardian ad Litem do? Jennifer J. Hostetter answers:
You ask a question that is really hitting the bull’s eye of what has been one of the most hotly contested areas of family law over maybe the last two decades of my practice, and that’s the concept of moving children away from an existing geographic area where likely both parents are located. There has […]
Wondering if there is a gender bias by courts when it comes to awarding custody in California? Read what family lawyer Leslie Shaw has to say on the topic.
Many fathers believe there’s a gender bias when it comes to child custody. If it’s true, how can fathers protect their bond with their kids after divorce?
There isn’t really a significant difference in the determination of custody and parenting time between California and Nevada.
Learn what your rights are when the nother parent has moved their children out of state. Chances are, you might be able to take legal action.
There is. With joint legal custody we would have a parent of primary residence who will be responsible for the day-to-day decisions concerning the children. With that joint legal custody then, that parent would have to confer with the other parent, regarding major decisions and that may be the child needs some medical care, not […]
Not sure how divorcing couples decide on sole or joint custody, and which is best for them? Read on to learn more about this decision making process.
There is a difference. Legally, custody is decision making, that’s the power of parents to decide things such as health, education and welfare issues for their minor children, whereas physical custody is more of a residential schedule. Where is the child going to sleep on a certain day, where will the child’s clothes be hanging? […]
At what age can a child choose which parent he or she wishes to live with? The age of majority in Colorado is 18 for parenting time and 19 for child support. Legally the court loses jurisdiction to enforce parenting time once a child has reached 18 years old. There are exceptions to this like […]