This article will discuss a child born out of wedlock and a father’s rights in such a situation. A child born out of wedlock can be a joyous occasion as well as a stressful one. Depending on the nature and extent of the relationship between the mother and father, a child born out of wedlock followed by the relationship breakup can lead to conflict. Fathers naturally concern themselves regarding their rights on both child custody and child support when their child is born out of wedlock. In our experience, the relationship’s nature between the father and mother can impact the conflict level after the child is born. [Read more…]
Hello moms. In this article about custody battle tips for mothers, we are going to tell you something you deserve to know – the blunt truth. Custody battle tips for mothers starts with:
- the truth about the California family law system,
- its sometimes dysfunctional nature,
- the useless nature of the victim mentality, and
- how courage is one key success.
In custody battle tips for mothers, I will show you how a fact driven, logical and straight line approach that focuses on the child’s best interest is the most efficient means to success.
Custody battle tips for mothers will also teach you to stop feeling and start thinking. This is what I stated when Lindsey Ellison interviewed me for an article she wrote on the Huffington Post about the “secret to divorcing a narcissist.”
Strap yourself in because our California child custody battle tips guide for mothers is about to begin. [Read more…]
What are the reasons to lose custody of a child? Some of the reasons are ones you can probably guess. Others may surprise you. This article provides insight on what the most common and uncommon reasons are a parent may lose custody of a child. It also explains how particular facts of a case may have an impact on a family court’s decision. We even give you examples!
What will you learn in this article? You will learn that losing custody of a child is often the result of child abuse, neglect, knowingly false allegations of child abuse, or a finding of domestic violence. You will also learn how a failure to co-parent and even parental alienation could be a reason to lose custody of a child. The reasons to lose custody of a child written in this article are not the only ones that exist.
This article is intended for those who have a child custody matter in California or expect to have one. What we write only applies to California. This article is not legal advice. Please don’t use it as a substitute for legal advice.
If you are facing an abusive, neglectful or unreasonable parent in a child custody case, you need help. It takes courage to stand up to a bully. A parent that has been physically abusive or cowardice enough to make knowingly false allegations of abuse should not have the same parenting time as a kind and loving parent. [Read more…]
There is so much emphasis placed on the goal of “no conflict” parenting today. But is the elimination of parental conflict after separation or divorce realistic? Especially after a father and mother have gone through a bitter separation or divorce?
In this article, we will discuss where parental conflict starts, how decisions today make a big impact on future conflict, how to use parental conflict to become a better parent and co-parent and we will chat with Dr. Max Wachtel about tips to reduce conflict.
While we have written about parallel parenting and how it is an effective means to bypass co-parenting when the latter is just not realistic, let’s not forget that co-parenting is a learned trait. A parent doesn’t just get good at it overnight or even in a matter of weeks or months.
Like anything else in life, it takes hard work and if a parent like you is not prone to effective communication, then start reading, learning and practicing it. Moms and dads, it’s not just about you. You are doing this for your children. Parental conflict by you or the other parent after divorce doesn’t have to haunt you or plague your kids. [Read more…]