How A Child Custody Case is Evaluated in California
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When sitting down with a qualified
California child custody lawyer to look over your custody case, there are certain facts that they will
seek to uncover.
They will look at the following items:
Before stepping in front of a family law judge, it is important to realize
that these factors will absolutely be put into consideration throughout
the duration of your
The status quo arrangement consists of whatever the current custody and
visitation schedule is that the parents and children are already abiding
by. If the current custody and
visitation agreement is working out well for the family, the judge may use this as the basis
for future custody orders. This does not necessarily mean that the judge
will automatically keep the custody arrangement as is, but they will need
good reasoning as to why they should change anything.
What does this mean for custodial and noncustodial parents?
There are two items that the family law judge cannot attempt to use against
either parent when looking at the current status quo arrangement.
For more information on child custody and divorce laws in California, call
Orange County child custody lawyer, Douglas McKeague, at
(714) 888-4830. Fill out our
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Additional resources on California's child custody & visitation
laws can be found on the
California Courts website.
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