“Attention fathers and mothers – do you know your joint legal custody rights in California?” Sometimes, I want to yell this out throughout the state to parents. We are consistently amazed how often parents violate the other’s joint legal custody rights and even more surprised how often the other parent lets it happen. It’s almost as if joint legal custody in California is something that is ordered but not taken seriously or, at least, seriously enough.
We have written on the subject of child custody in the past. But what this article does is go into far more detail on two issues. First, what joint legal custody really means from a practical perspective and what parents should do when their rights are being violated.
First, let’s get to know the rules. [Read more…]