Category Archives: Child Custody lawyers Orange County

Child Custody in California

When obtaining child custody in California you will need to research the family law code for California. Each state has different laws pertaining to divorce issues. Custody will be determined by a judge in court. The judge will factor in all issues surrounding your case. Finances and living arrangements will be considered. The ages of all children involved in the divorce will be considered. The school the children attend, and proximity of the school to the parents homes may also be a factor when creating a child visitation schedule. Furthermore, if there is any history of abuse the judge may arrange for supervised visitation if he feels the children's safety is in jeopardy.

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What is a Child Custody Evaluation?

In order to assist in determining what is in the best interests of the child, the court sometimes appoints a child custody evaluator. The child custody evaluator considers the health, safety, welfare and best interest of the child regarding custody and visitation issues. Generally, the child custody evaluator conducts interviews with the parents, children, other…
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California OC child custody orders

When it comes to child custody orders, divorce parties, often do not understand that each party has equal parental rights to the children produced by the marriage until an order has been issued.  So, when filing for a divorce, often attorneys will quickly file an Order to Show Cause, asking the Court to make at least temporary orders…
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