What to Expect at an Ex Parte Child Custody Hearing

What to Expect at an Ex Parte Child Custody Hearing

By: Alphonse F. Provinziano, Esq. From No Argument at All, to a Hearing on the Record, to Possible Settlement The experience at an ex parte child custody hearing varies greatly from county to county in California, and even from courtroom to courtroom in the same...
CALIFORNIA ALLOWS 3 PARENTS

CALIFORNIA ALLOWS 3 PARENTS

Change in Family Code Means Children Can Legally Have Three Parents By: Alphonse F. Provinziano, Esq. 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...
Registering an Out-of-State Custody Order in California

Registering an Out-of-State Custody Order in California

By: Alphonse F. Provinziano, Esq.   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...
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

By: Alphonse F. Provinziano, Esq.   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...