Kathleen J. Smith, Attorney at Law

November 2017 Archives

Which type of child custody is the right choice for your family?

California parents facing a divorce know that they have important decisions to make regarding child custody. Making life-altering decisions regarding child custody is never easy, and making the right choice will have a significant impact on your family for years to come. When faced with these difficult decisions, it can be helpful to know about the types of child custody. 

As a grandparent, do you have a right to visitation?

Grandparents have a special role in the lives of their grandchildren, and a divorce or other issue could threaten this important relationship. Whether it is because of a contentious divorce or unfit parents, grandparents are sometimes faced with the reality that they may have to fight to either have visitation or gain custody of their grandchildren.

Divorce: How do the kids feel?

At the end of a marriage, much of your focus will be on sorting out details of finances, housing, and property. The transitional hustle and bustle may keep you busy, and you will have a lot on your mind. One issue that concerns parents before, during and after a divorce is, how will the change affect my children? A recent news article pulled a few responses from a Reddit thread to get a sample of how divorce affects the children, straight from the kids themselves.

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