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Steps for Emergency Custody in California

Steps for Emergency Custody in California

Sometimes it’s necessary to remove children from a potentially harmful situation – and to do that, you probably need to seek emergency custody. In California, you can seek emergency custody by following a simple series of steps or by asking your attorney to help you...
Child Custody Lawyer

Child Custody Lawyer

If you’re like most parents, your primary focus is what’s best for your children, and when you’re divorcing, you know that you need to work out a child custody agreement that serves your kids; best interests. It’s usually best if you and your...
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...
CALIFORNIA ALLOWS 3 PARENTS

CALIFORNIA ALLOWS 3 PARENTS

A new development in family law this last year is the introduction of Family Code section 3040, signed into law by SB 274. This new law states that a child in California can legally have three parents. Child custody cases may now have to include orders for three...