Category: Child Custody

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Family Mediation and Child Visitation

March 14, 2024

When it comes to the delicate matters of child visitation in California, mediation stands out as a hope for many families. Family law mediation in California has become an essential step in resolving disputes related to child visitation, offering a less adversarial and more collaborative approach to finding a resolution that serves the best interests […]

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CA Family Law Mediation: Child Custody

September 15, 2023

In the midst of a divorce or separation, nothing is more critical than the well-being of your children. It’s an emotionally charged time, and decisions about child custody can intensify those feelings. Fortunately, for families in California, there is an effective, less adversarial solution — child custody mediation. Through the help of Tierney Law Group’s […]

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Best Interest of the Child

December 16, 2022

Courts in California must make judgments based on a legal standard known as the best interest of the child. Though it is a noble principle, several factors are associated with this type of judgment, and the laws are vague, leaving them open to interpretation. Several principles must be considered in this type of ruling, such […]

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Does the Child Have a Choice When It Comes to Custody?

October 21, 2022

It does not matter that a child of divorcing parents prefers to live with a specific parent. The judge considers the child’s best interests when choosing which parent is awarded for having custody. For the child to choose what custody they prefer, they must be at an age sufficient for expressing intelligent opinions. In California, […]

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CA Out-of-State Child Custody: Need to Know

June 24, 2022

What Happens When One Parent Decides to Move out of State with Custody? For a family in California, child custody in divorce can feel like a shackle in terms of being able to move and start over somewhere else. That’s because the court decides the status of ongoing custody, and any change to living conditions […]

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How to Prove Contempt of Child Custody Court Orders

April 15, 2022

If you have a child custody order in place, and the other parent is not following it, you can file for contempt of court. This is a legal process that can enforce the terms of the custody agreement. To prove contempt of court, you will need to show that the other parent has violated the […]

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CA Military Child Custody

April 08, 2022

Custody Rights of Military Members in California The custody rights of our brave men and women serving in combat are important to fight for. A Pleasanton child custody attorney will be happy to work on a case like this for someone in need. They understand that people often don’t have the time to go through […]

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CA Child Custody: Best Interest of the Child

March 11, 2022

In cases of divorce where there are children involved, it becomes inevitable that the issue of custody is raised. Regardless of how amicable the relationship of the divorcing parents are, the court must still legally determine which parent gets physical custody of the child or children involved. In this case, it becomes very important to […]