What Is Supervised Visitation?

What Is Supervised Visitation?

Both family law and the decisions of judges in the state of California are heavily weighted towards deciding in the best interests of children. In divorce cases, that often means allowing non-custodial parents to retain the right to visit their children. However, in...
What Is a Parenting Plan?

What Is a Parenting Plan?

During and after a divorce, the most important arrangements of spouses concern those of the upbringing of their children. But because the mother and father may have disagreements about their children, including visitation schedules, healthcare decisions, and...
Perils of Paternity: What Are My Options After Finding Out I’m Not the Father of My 4-Year-Old Child?

Perils of Paternity: What Are My Options After Finding Out I’m Not the Father of My 4-Year-Old Child?

Finding out you’re not the biological father of a child that you’ve helped raise or support can be difficult to come to terms with. It can also be difficult to arrange new terms if you haven’t been in the child’s life but have been paying child support since his or...
Perils of Paternity: Finding Out You’re the Father of a Young Child

Perils of Paternity: Finding Out You’re the Father of a Young Child

Finding out you have a young child can be a shocking and life-changing experience. Your priorities and outlook on life can immediately change. You want to be more involved in your child’s life, but you may not know how to go about it or whether you’re even allowed to...
Bonding Activities to Enjoy with Your Children During Visits

Bonding Activities to Enjoy with Your Children During Visits

Whether you get to see your children weekly, monthly, or only on special occasions, it’s important to make those visits special and memorable for them and for yourself. Planning outings, activities for the day, the weekend, or an entire week is a great way to create...
Splitting the Holidays: What’s Best for the Child?

Splitting the Holidays: What’s Best for the Child?

Holidays can be a difficult time for both parents and children during and after a divorce. It’s important to establish a comforting routine for your child on major holidays that is always in his or her best interests and never one that simply fits your lifestyle and...