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Who is Considered the Custodial Parent in Joint Custody?

Who is Considered the Custodial Parent in Joint Custody?

Determining custody and visitation issues for a minor child can be fraught with emotions for the parents and the child in a divorce. When determining custody and visitation in the California family courts, the judge in the case will make a determination about which parent will be the custodial parent of the child. But what..

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Can I Refuse to Sign Divorce Papers?

Many people believe that they can stop the divorce process if they refuse to sign the paperwork, but in California that is not the case. In reality, the only thing that will happen if one spouse refuses to sign the divorce papers is that their own legal rights in the proceedings will be limited. If..

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What’s the Difference Between Sole and Shared Custody?

More and more, in divorces involving a minor child, family courts are opting for shared custody between parents whenever possible. In some states, the presumption is for shared custody, with sole custody only being awarded if proven by one parent that the other is completely unfit. It is important to understand what the differences are..

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