Legal Guides for Child Custody
Written by attorney Megan Major, over 2 years ago. STAFF PICK
Parents in child custody cases often wonder if the court will consider what their child wants in making a decision. Until recently, there haven't been significant guidelines in California... more
Written by attorney Carolyn Elsey, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Why supervised visits? A court has the authority to order supervised visitation either temporarily or permanently. The most common grounds are because the parent has (or allegedly has) a... more
Written by attorney Mary Commander, over 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
Child The court must consider the age and physical and mental condition of the child and the child's developmental needs. Parents The court must consider the age and physical and mental... more
Written by attorney Krista Robertson, about 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
Your Child’s full name, nickname, birthdate, current address and school This information is essential. Since the purpose of the case is to establish who cares for the child and how, your... more
Written by attorney Dianna Gould-Saltman, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Talk to Your Own Lawyer About Minor's Counsel If you have a lawyer let your lawyer advise you about the extent to which you should interact with minor's counsel. Some lawyers will only... more
Written by Avvo Staff, 5 months ago. STAFF PICK
Child custody cases can be very complicated, especially if the parents can't agree on the issues. This can also make them very expensive. On top of court and lawyers' fees, you may have to... more
Written by attorney Howard Van Den Heuvel, 10 months ago.
The first question a court will ask during a custody dispute is, “Has a custodial environment been established?” Depending on whether one has been established or not, the court will apply... more
Written by attorney Curtis Romanowski, 9 months ago.
What do New Jersey Family Law Judges look for in determining child custody? A number of factors bear upon a determination of what is in a child's best interest. Learn more now...
Written by attorney Bruce Clement, about 1 year ago.
This third Legal Guide on relocation deals with the history and case law of the WA Relocation Act. If the relocating parent has given proper notice, has good reasons to relocate, is acting... more
Written by attorney Curtis Romanowski, 10 months ago.
Learn more about how New Jersey Family Courts treat the gender issue in parenting controversies.