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What to Expect at an Ex Parte Child Custody Hearing

What to Expect at an Ex Parte Child Custody Hearing

When you’re going through a divorce, you may have to deal with an ex parte child custody hearing. The term ex parte means “for one party,” and it can refer to an order, a motion or a hearing that a judge grants at the request of only one party to your divorce. What to...
Registering an Out-of-State Custody Order in California

Registering an Out-of-State Custody Order in California

  We have had a number of clients come to the firm when something happens with their child’s other parent is not playing by the rules.  They realize that they need to enforce a custody order that was made before they moved to California.  Although these...
The Role of a Minor’s Counsel in a 730 Child Custody Evaluation

The Role of a Minor’s Counsel in a 730 Child Custody Evaluation

  When a parent who maintains legal primary child custody in California requests to move away with the child and the stay behind parent opposes the move, the court is likely to require a California Evidence Code 730 Child Custody Evaluation prior to making a...
Preparing for the Interview with a 730 Child Custody Evaluator

Preparing for the Interview with a 730 Child Custody Evaluator

    In California, 730 Child Custody Evaluations have become commonplace in helping the courts determine what is in the best interest of the child. A 730 evaluation is an in-depth analysis of the family and the member’s relationships with one another. Among...