A criminal record can have a devastating effect on several areas of your life. However, it should not necessarily prevent you from getting full or joint custody of your child. As with all civil cases, the outcome of a child custody case depends on the circumstances of your crime.
How to Claim Custody of Your Grandchild in California
You may be looking to file for the custody of your grandchild if their parents pass away or are unfit. No matter the case, you will need to hire a child custody attorney that will be able to be your voice in the courtroom...
A father in California will receive only 32.8% of child custody time, while just 20 states offer an equal 50/50 custody rule. We know that not all fathers are careless or uninvolved in their children’s lives and will fight for the fathers that want to be with their children.
Divorcing during pregnancy
Anyone who has ever had a child or has been around someone who was pregnant or otherwise affiliated with pregnancy can attest to pregnancy being an emotional roller coaster. There are a significant amount of changes that occur as well, from the changing of the body of the mother-to-be to the family dynamics and the housing situation. It can put a substantial amount of added stress on a relationship. For many, the change is just too great for them to bear and the result is divorce.
Property Division and the Family Home Part 2
The family home typically is one of the largest purchases a family can make, thus making it a huge concern for our clients who are divorcing. Previously we discussed the options for a separating family in a rental agreement. Today, questions will be answered with regards to the mortgage and the family home during property division and divorce agreements.
Property Division and the Family Home Part 1
One major concern for clients facing a dissolution of marriage is the future of the family home. If you are renting, the solution may be relatively easier than if you are in an extended mortgage agreement, in which the appropriate action may be slightly more complicated. Regardless of your current housing situation, property division and the outlook of your home are likely to be at the top of your list of questions.
Men As Domestic Abuse Victims
Although gender roles are constantly evolving and changing, when someone mentions domestic abuse, the image that often comes to mind is often a woman who is battered, bruised, and bloodied. The image of the wholesome, loving, and nurturing woman and men as the strong, protective and occasionally volatile is the idea set forth by generations before us, and is a stereotype that may be completely not what is realistic. Unfortunately, men are often the unspoken victims of domestic abuse.
Relocation with Children after Divorce
In the American population, it is very common for families to move. It is highly unlikely that you will spend your entire life in same town that you were born in. In the 2010 census, it was shown that only 59 perenct of the population still lived in the same state even that they were born in. So what happens to these families after a divorce happens? With a high mobility rate accompanied by a high divorce rate, there must be a resolution that all of these families have discovered. How does divorce affect relocation?
Ending Your Marriage: Divorce, Separation and Annulment
If you have realized that your marriage is no longer working and you want to end it, there are various options to consider. The typical resolution is a dissolution of marriage, better known as a divorce, however there are two lesser known solutions. These are legal separation and annulment. While all three signal the end of the marriage or domestic partnership, they are three very different approaches, each with their own set of guidelines.
Grandparent Visitation Rights
In the realm of visitation disputes, spouses are often more focused on the rights of the biological parents. However, in a growing number of cases, grandparents more than any other family member group are requesting to have their visitation rights considered. This may be a good thing, because after all as the old adage says, it takes a village to raise a child. However, this leaves to question all of the specifics of grandparent visitation rights.