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Tribal court and state court at odds in custody case

Child custody cases in Oceanside may quickly become ugly thanks to the many complexities involved. Often, jurisdictional matters are what hold up custody disputes. Parents (or guardians) who have moved away with children will often want to claim that jurisdiction should be granted to the court for the county in which they currently reside (since the kids are living there). At the same time, the counties that the kids were taken from (while the other parent remained) may assert their jurisdictional right, claiming that the other party simply fled because he or she did not get the ruling he or she was hoping for. 

Plan wisely for a good summer with kids

Parents in California who do not live with their children's other parent know just how stressful planning the summer vacation time from school can be. Whether freshly divorced or maybe having never been married or living together at all, once spring break is over and attention turns to the end of the school year, it is time to develop a strategy that will make the experience positive for everyone.

5 mistakes many parents make during and after a divorce

Divorce can be stressful in even the most amicable of situations. Unfortunately, when children are involved, a divorce can get contentious. At Palmer Rodak & Associates, we are prepared to help divorcing couples in California navigate these issues without bringing children into the conflict. As you may understand, your children are likely to be profoundly affected by your divorce, and the way you and your spouse act toward each other and around the kids can impact how they heal and adjust.

Handling your child's financial needs after a divorce

When California parents split up, they have to consider the welfare of their child during and after the divorce. They will need to figure out how to keep supporting their child even if they're no longer working together to raise them. They will still need to provide the child with the same quality of life they had before.

What is mediation in relation to divorce?

California residents going through a divorce are already likely facing an emotionally exhausting time. Adding child custody or support into the mix usually complicates things and makes them even more difficult to deal with. This is where Palmer Rodak & Associates comes in, offering aid while you determine your child custody plans and consider mediation.

How do your children handle divorce?

A divorce affects the lives of everyone who is close to you, especially your children. This can be a difficult time for a while, and it is understandable that you might worry how your children will fare in the long run. This worry is not unfounded for you and other Californians who are going through a divorce. You want the best for your kids, and you do not want them to suffer when you and your soon-to-be-ex-spouse begin your new lives apart.

Can co-parenting work through the holidays?

Soon Californians will be falling back the clocks and along with that comes looking ahead to Thanksgiving and the holiday season that lasts all the way through New Year's. If you are one of the many people for whom this holiday season represents your first post-divorce set of holidays, you will be painfully aware of the differences you will experience. If you have kids, they too will be facing a new type of holiday. How can you help them?

The consequences of delinquent child support payments

Divorce can be stressful enough on its own; why should matters involving child support add to that stress? No matter how closely some spouses work with one another to reach a conclusion regarding their children, obstacles can nevertheless arise. Many Californians discover that their ex-spouse does not make timely child support payments, or none at all. What can parents who are owed money do in such situations?

Maintaining california's child support system

When it comes to divorce, the end goal is usually one that establishes order and balance between spouses -- not a dispute over child support. Yet sometimes such disagreements occur, especially over the topic of child support payments. California has a set legal system that assists parents with the many steps of child support, and it is important to understand the details of divorce and child support laws in order to make the best possible arrangements for everyone involved.

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