Mediation

7 Tips for “Winning” Child Custody in Family Court

By |2020-07-23T10:55:15-07:00July 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

Has COVID-19 Made You Consider Divorce? Read This First:

By |2020-06-26T19:16:15-07:00June 26th, 2020|Child Custody & Support Modifications, Contested, Covid-19, Divorce Mediation, Uncontested|

Has COVID-19 Made You Consider Divorce? Read This First: Attorneys throughout the United States are predicting a rise in divorces due to COVID-19. This prediction isn’t hard to understand. Many couples whose relationships were already strained have been quarantined together, which has magnified their issues. Getting away to have some time apart from

Yes, You Can Get a Virtually Mediated Video Divorce or Child Custody Agreement …

By |2020-07-20T18:17:36-07:00May 10th, 2020|Child Custody, Child Custody & Support Modifications, Covid-19, Divorce Mediation|

Yes, You Can Get a Virtually Mediated Video Divorce or Child Custody Agreement With COVID-19 likely to loom on the horizon for a very long time, many couples who are considering divorce mediation or need to negotiate their child custody agreement are wondering if they can have the mediation virtually. My answer is

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

By |2020-07-20T18:17:25-07:00October 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,

Can’t Agree on a Parenting Plan? What Will the Court Do?

By |2020-07-20T18:17:06-07:00September 24th, 2019|Child Custody, Child Custody & Support Modifications, Child Custody & Visitation, Child Support, Co-Parenting, Contested, Parenting Plan|

Can’t Agree on a Parenting Plan? What Will the Court Do? When parents separate, the court wants them to have a plan in place to show how their children will be cared for. Called a Parenting Plan, it is a legal document indicating the agreements and arrangements the parents will follow in raising

Considering Divorce Mediation? Be Sure to Consult an Attorney

By |2020-02-08T12:32:00-08:00March 1st, 2019|Child Support, Divorce Mediation, Property Division, Uncontested|

Considering Divorce Mediation? Be Sure to Consult an Attorney Many couples decide to opt for divorce mediation rather than litigate their divorce through the courts, particularly if they have no children. In divorce mediation, the mediator does not represent the interests of either party, legally or otherwise. They cannot offer legal advice. The mediator’s role

Using Meditation to Create a Parenting Time-Share Plan

By |2019-12-06T16:28:04-08:00September 23rd, 2013|Child Custody & Visitation, Co-Parenting, Divorce Mediation, Parenting Plan|

On behalf of Law Office of Christina Sherman on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. If you have been unsuccessful in preparing a parenting time-share agreement with your ex-spouse, mediation is a good way to reboot, get an unbiased opinion, and hopefully reach a solution that both you and your ex are relatively happy with, and most