What is a material change in circumstances in child custody?

Answer When parents separate or divorce there must always be a determination regarding custody of the children. Either by agreement of the parents, or after a trial, an order is issued concerning where t... Read More »

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What happens if a mother signs over custody to a father and within 30 days refiles for joint custody without any of the circumstances changing?

If there is a visitation order or if you were once married to whom you had a child with you can not move with out concent from a judge. You have to file the request to move and they have to notify ... Read More »

How to Claim a Hardship or Change in Circumstances for Child Support in California?

If you've been ordered to pay child support in California, you know that your obligations are serious. Yet unforeseen circumstances can befall us all. You may lose your job, have investments go bad... Read More »

If i have shared custody and my ex's husband is hitting my child and i have made a child abuse complaint should i assume full custody and not let my child return there since the social services knows?

If your ex husband it hitting your child just tell the police they will talk care of all the confusing stuff and they might bring your ex husband to jail cause you broke up and he isn't in your fam... Read More »

Can a parent that is behind in child support get joint custody of a child whos mother already has full legal custody?

AnswerCertainly some evidence of responsibility (ie paying child support, job, time spent with the child) would help your case. Joint custody, however, is not just for the purpose of reducing chil... Read More »