Child Custody

Child Custody Modification

Child Custody Modification

In California, modifying a child custody order requires a proof of significant change in circumstances. However, like most rules in the legal field, this rule also comes with important exceptions. Here, I will discuss some of those exceptions. However, first I will discuss where the change in circumstances rule comes from and why it exists in child custody cases.

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Custody of William Jr.

Custody of William Jr.

William Jr. is the name given to the baby boy. William Jr. becomes the subject of a child custody dispute that changes how custody laws are interpreted and applied in California and across the US.

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Preparing for custody mediation

Preparing for custody mediation

In California, the law requires the parents to a child custody dispute participate in a court mandated custody mediation.  In this article, you will learn the steps you need to take to prepare for custody mediation in California family court.  We hope to give you practical advice on how to prepare for your child custody mediation.

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Father winning custody

Father winning custody

There is a common belief that in custody disputes the law prefers mothers instead of the fathers. Yet,  this is not the case. The law does not give preference based on sex. Thus, the chances of a father winning custody is the same as the chances of a mother winning custody. 

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