Do Physical Handicaps Affect Child Custody?

Parents with disabilities face unique challenges during custody cases. One parent may use the other’s disability against him or her to try to convince the courts to grant custody to the parent that does not have a disability. While the … Continued

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What Is Parental Gatekeeping?

During a custody battle, the tensions between the former couple run high. There may be residual anger between them plus the natural desire to protect their children. During this time, we often see a situation called parental gatekeeping. Understanding what … Continued

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What Is a Custodial Parent?

The term custodial parent refers to the parent with whom the child spends the majority of his or her time. Non-custodial parents, however, still have rights and responsibilities. In California, the courts like to give children equal time with each … Continued

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