Blog Posts in May, 2017

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  • What Is Legal Custody?
    What Is Legal Custody?

    Legal Custody is defined as the right to make certain decisions regarding the parties= minor children as well as the obligation to share certain information with the other parent. As with physical ...

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  • How does being a sex offender or living with a sex offender effect a parent's right to custody and visitation?
    How does being a sex offender or living with a sex offender effect a parent's right to custody and visitation?

    The Court may modify or terminate a prior custody order if either a parent is convicted of a felony that requires him or her to register as a sex offender or lives with a person who is required to ...

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  • If my custody order sets forth that I have
    If my custody order sets forth that I have "reasonable" or monitored visitation, must I show a change of circumstances to modify my judgment (final order)?

    Often I have clients bring in judgments (paternity or dissolution) setting forth a "reasonable" visitation schedule and informing me that they are having issues with the other parenting in seeing ...

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  • How do I terminate a guardianship order and have my children returned to me?
    How do I terminate a guardianship order and have my children returned to me?

    A parent seeking to terminate the guardianship has the burden to show the following in order to terminate the guardianship: a) that the initial basis for ordering the guardianship no longer exists & ...

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