I have an open child custody case in San Bernardino county. The last time we were in, the mediator recommended that we have full 50/50 legal and physical custody until my son started school and then physical would revert to my ex unless I moved back into the county. I never agreed to that. The judge said that since we agreed on everything else, he would go with the mediators suggestions and we should sort it out ourselves if we could and come back to court if we couldn't come to an agreement . I filed for a modification a month before school started, but my declaration was worded badly because I didn't know what I was doing. Now some more concerns about my child's well being have come to light and I have supporting evidence and a better understanding of how to write it. Is it too late?
Do you have a hearing date? If you do, then, yes you can submit a declaration to the court and I would suggest that you do as evidence. Another suggestion: hire a family law lawyer who handles custody and visitation cases even if it's just a consultation. They're very helpful.
File a Supplemental Declartion to added facts , but serve it in enough time for the other party to respond
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