Parental Rights for Fathers in California

In the state of California, parental rights for fathers are incredibly important – and they’re equal to maternal rights. Under state law, fathers have just as much right to see, spend time with and bond with their children as mothers do, and the state (as well as the courts) recognize how important it is for both parents to be active …

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What is Full Custody?

If you’re like most parents going through a divorce, one of the most pressing issues you’re facing is child custody – and you’ve probably heard about legal and physical custody, joint custody and sole or full custody. But what is “full custody,” and what would it mean for you or your spouse if the court awarded it to one of …

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How to Develop a Parenting Plan During Divorce

Your attorney will guide you through the basics of divorce, from filing a petition for dissolution in the Stockton court system to negotiating a property settlement with your spouse. Some things, though, are really personal—including how you set up your parenting plan so your kids get what they need from each of you. As family law attorneys practicing in Stockton, …

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Child Custody Laws in California: What You Need to Know

  Child custody laws in Stockton (and elsewhere in California) are in place to protect the best interests of the children—but they can be a bit confusing. For this reason, many people choose to work with a Stockton family law attorney who understands how our custody laws will impact their families. Child Custody Laws in California: Types of Custody There …