For many divorcing couples, one of the big things a divorce involves is negotiating a parenting plan. Such plans can set out what the custody arrangement will be regarding a divorcing couple's children moving forward.
Ever been "stuck" in a negative relationship, or in a bad cycle in one? Ever feel like walking away, but just can't bring yourself to take that first step? You aren't weak or indecisive. You aren't a glutton for punishment, and destiny won't trap you there, unhappy, forever.
Child custody cases can be complicated, confusing, and highly stressful to everyone involved, especially the child in question. Older children may have a say in which parent they live with, but that can further add to their stress as they have to choose one parent over another. The confusion and stress can escalate, especially when the parents reside in different states and apply for custody. What are the rules for interstate child custody cases in California?
Do you know that the rate of domestic violence in California is higher than the national average? According to the California Domestic Violence Fact Sheet, approximately 40 percent of California women experience physical intimate partner violence in their lifetimes.