You would think the answer to how to get custody as a mother in California would be easy. Don’t most people believe moms have an unfair advantage in Family Court? Isn’t that the common misconception among the public?
You can’t just walk into court and say “I am the mother and I should get custody of the children.”
Your status as the mom will not give you an advantage in Family Court. California child custody laws simply do not allow it. If you rely on your gender as a motivating factor for the court to give you custody, do not be surprised if you do not receive it. [Read more…]