California family courts prefer that in divorce cases involving a minor child, the parents share joint custody of that child. The best possible scenario is that the child spends time equally, 50/50, with each parent and the parents share legal decision-making responsibility regarding the child’s well-being. How does an equal split in custody affect child..
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..
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..