Orange County Child Custody FAQ

Will a family law judge make temporary child custody orders before the divorce is final?

How Does a Family Law Judge Make Child Custody Orders in a Divorce?

What is physical custody?

What is legal custody?

Do judges make decisions on custody based on the age of the children?

How do family courts make custody decisions when the children are less than 3 years old?

How do family courts make custody decisions when the children are between 3 and 5 years old?

How do family courts make custody decisions when the children are between 6 and 11 years old?

How do family courts make custody decisions when the children are between 12 and 18 years old?

How does the family court typically divide holidays when making child custody decisions?

How does the family court typically divide school breaks when deciding child custody issues?

What do I do if my spouse intends to take the children out of state?

How can I move with the children to another county or state?

Do family law judges permit a child to testify about his or her preferences about custody?

What can I do to see my children when my spouse interferes with my parental rights?