Blog Posts in April, 2016

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  • Hesitant to Report Abuse Because You Fear Losing Custody
    Hesitant to Report Abuse Because You Fear Losing Custody

    I am concerned that if I attempt to report my suspicions of child abuse that I may lose custody due to the laws against false child abuse reporters. What can I do? No parent shall be placed on ...

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  • What To Do If You've Falsely Been Accused of Child Abuse
    What To Do If You've Falsely Been Accused of Child Abuse

    The other parent has made a false allegation of child abuse to gain an unfair advantage in our court case. What do I do? False allegations of child abuse made in a child custody case can result in ...

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  • If I Was Raped, Does the Father Have Rights to the Child?
    If I Was Raped, Does the Father Have Rights to the Child?

    I was raped by the father of my child, does that parent have rights to custody and visitation with my child? Under Family code 3030, a parent whose child was conceived as the result of raping the ...

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  • How Do Registered Sex Offenders Effect Custody & Visitation Orders?
    How Do Registered Sex Offenders Effect Custody & Visitation Orders?

    Do registered sex offenders have rights to custody and visitation with their children in family court? The mere fact that a parent or someone that the parent lives with is a registered sexual offender ...

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  • Do Allegations of Child Abuse Affect a Child Custody Order?
    Do Allegations of Child Abuse Affect a Child Custody Order?

    Does the Court consider physical and sexual abuse committed by one parent towards the child in making custody orders? If these types of abuse allegations are made during a custody proceeding and the ...

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