Remote Working & Learning Have Changed CA Family Law

By |2021-04-05T20:05:10-07:00March 12th, 2021|Child Custody & Support Modifications, Child Custody & Visitation, Child Relocations, Co-Parenting, Covid-19|

Families and Family Law During the Pandemic: Changes from Remote Working and Learning This article first appeared in the March 2021 edition of Marin Lawyer Magazine. The pandemic and the possibility and necessity of remote working and learning have shifted family dynamics in fundamental ways. Some of these changes, such as children attending

Getting Divorced? Build Your Team Of Experts

By |2021-03-03T15:21:22-08:00March 2nd, 2021|Child Custody & Visitation, Contested, Property Division, Uncontested|

Getting Divorced? Build Your Team Of Experts When you are getting a divorce or separating from your partner, there are numerous personal and financial decisions to make. Divorce is also a highly emotional process, especially if you have children. Building the right team of experts to advise you as you proceed will be

Thinking of Mentioning the Word Divorce? Do This First

By |2021-01-13T20:44:51-08:00January 13th, 2021|Child Custody & Visitation, Contested, Uncontested|

Thinking of Mentioning the Word Divorce? Do This First Understandably, deciding to divorce your spouse or separate from your domestic partner is an emotionally charged situation. You may feel angry, hurt and resentful. You may want to confront your spouse or partner with your decision as quickly as possible, so that you can

7 Tips for “Winning” Child Custody in Family Court

By |2021-01-13T20:30:20-08:00July 22nd, 2020|Child Custody, Child Custody & Support Modifications, Child Custody & Visitation, Contested, Parenting Plan|

7 Tips for Winning Child Custody in Family Court In the state of California, any parent who files a motion to establish or modify child custody or visitation must go to Family Court Services before a judge or commissioner will hear their case. The purpose of Family Court Services is to help the

When Child Visitation Schedules Change, So Can Your Support Payments

By |2021-01-13T20:30:21-08:00May 4th, 2020|Child Custody & Support Modifications, Child Custody & Visitation, Child Support|

When Child Visitation Schedules Change, So Can Your Support Payments A parent can retroactively get credit for child support payments they paid to an ex-spouse who no longer takes care of their child through Jackson Credits When couples with children go through divorce or otherwise separate, they must establish a plan with the

COVID-19 – Guidelines for Parents Sharing Child Custody

By |2021-01-13T20:30:21-08:00March 19th, 2020|Child Custody & Support Modifications, Child Custody & Visitation, Child Support, Covid-19|

COVID-19 - Guidelines for Parents Sharing Child Custody Sharing your children during even normal times is often stressful for divorced and separated parents. Under the current conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic, child sharing is bound to create even more stress and concern. The key to weathering this storm, I believe, calls for

Helping Your Kids Through the Anxiety of Coronavirus

By |2021-01-13T20:30:21-08:00March 13th, 2020|Child Custody & Visitation, Co-Parenting, Covid-19, Parenting Plan|

Helping Your Kids Through the Anxiety of Coronavirus With coronavirus (COVID-19) in the news and on just about everyone’s minds these days, it’s only natural for children to feel anxious. They may be worrying that they or members of their family may become ill. They may be concerned that their school will need

Sharing your children with your ex-spouse or partner over the holidays?

By |2021-01-13T20:30:21-08:00December 6th, 2019|Child Custody & Visitation, Co-Parenting, Parenting Plan|

Sharing your children with your ex-spouse or partner over the holidays? Like many parents, you may be sharing your children with your ex-spouse or partner over the Holidays. Hopefully, you have a Parenting Plan in place to guide both of you regarding how much time you each get with your children, on which

What Is a Parenting Plan and Why Is It So Important?

By |2021-01-13T20:30:22-08:00October 21st, 2019|Child Custody, Child Custody & Visitation, Co-Parenting, Contested, Parenting Plan, Uncontested|

What Is a Parenting Plan and Why Is It So Important? A Parenting Plan or Parenting Agreement is a written agreement between parents outlining how they will raise their children after they separate or divorce. A Parenting Plan should filed with the court, and some of the agreements parents make are legally enforceable,

Don’t Have a Holiday Visitation Schedule for Your Children?

By |2021-01-13T20:30:22-08:00October 4th, 2019|Child Custody & Visitation, Co-Parenting, Contested, Parenting Plan|

Don’t Have a Holiday Visitation Schedule for Your Children? If a separating couple has children, their Parenting Plan states each parent’s rights and obligations concerning child custody, parenting time and visitation. Visitation rights include how much time each parent will normally be able to spend with their children on a regular basis. Oftentimes,

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