Family Code § 3010 provides that without court orders saying otherwise, both legal parents are equally entitled to custody of their child. The important missing piece of the puzzle is that this only applies to legal parents. So what rights do fathers have before they have established their legal rights?
Truth be told, not every California law having to do with child custody regularly comes up in family court. Like any other body of law, California child custody law consists of a handful of highly litigated sections nestled between a whole slew of oft forgotten, rarely disputed rules and codes. Complete List of the Most … Read More
Ask any parent with a California child support order this question: Are you happy with your current child support order? You may hear many different answers, but “yes” will not be among them. Whether you ask a parent receiving child support payments or making support payments pursuant to a California order, they are not happy … Read More