The holidays are often the most difficult time of the year for divorced parents, especially if the divorce or separation is fairly recent. There are a number of logistical hurdles involved in dividing holidays between both holidays in addition to reconciling potential feelings of anger or loneliness that can wreck …CONTINUE READING
Building Bonds With Your Kids Despite Limited Visitation
We know from the vast amount of research that’s been conducted that children of divorce benefit most when they still have equal access to both of their parents.CONTINUE READING
Making The Most Of Your Parenting Time
When you were married and living with your child, the entire family had a routine. The activities you and your child did together developed naturally. Now that you are divorced, you might only see your child a couple days a week. That can make things seem very forced and makes …CONTINUE READING
Do I Have To Make Up Missed Parenting Time?
Question: I have sole custody of my kids and my ex is given visitation on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and every other weekend. But she recently took a new job that causes her to miss her time during the week. Does that time have to be made up?CONTINUE READING
Avoid These Common Summer Parenting Time Issues
School will soon dismiss for the summer (if it hasn’t already) and your kids will joyously rush home for three months of freedom. Long days of warm weather and memorable summer road trips are hopefully in their near future. All of us can likely look back on the summers of …CONTINUE READING
How To Create A Long-Distance Parenting Plan
Working with your ex to put together an effective parenting plan that allows you to both be great co-parents can be one of the most challenging parts of the divorce process. It’s also critical considering the affect it has on mitigating the negative effects divorce can have on children. This …CONTINUE READING
What Happens If The Custodial Parent Denies Parenting Time?
Question: What happens if the custodial parent denies parenting time?CONTINUE READING
Your Child Custody Agenda: A Secret Tool For Your Case
By Rosario Burgos Santoyo Cordell & Cordell San Diego Divorce Attorney There is a lot to be said for keeping an agenda, especially during a divorce. While the term “agenda” is used in this article, this could be many forms: journal, calendar, notebook, etc., so long as there is a …CONTINUE READING
Fighting For Shared Custody Across State Lines
Question: I am going through a divorce and no one in the legal aid programs are willing to help or represent me in court. My ex lives in a different state and I’m stuck fighting for shared parenting and visitation on my own. Any advice on how to approach this …CONTINUE READING
How Can I Get More Visitation Time?
Question: Five years ago I was awarded joint custody of my daughter with my ex-wife receiving primary custody. We had it stated that visitation would be agreed upon between us.CONTINUE READING