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Dealing with a grandparent dispute in child custody matters

If you are a parent of a young child, you will know how important the role of the child's grandparents can be. Grandparents can often play a vital role in the upbringing and care of a child; however, they can overstep the line, and in doing so, disputes can arise.

Understanding how marital property is divided in California

If you are embarking on a California divorce, it is important that you understand the state-specific laws in place. These laws can have a far-reaching impact on your finances for years to come. Therefore, it is important that you understand how they apply to your divorce.

What is a ballpark timeline of a California divorce?

Before getting started, it is important to make sure you understand that divorce can come in all sizes, shapes and degrees of difficulty. What may have helped some couples in California divorce quickly and easily may not apply in your own divorce. This means that while it is possible to discuss the timeline of a typical divorce, it does not mean that your own divorce will proceed exactly in this manner.

What factors can affect decisions about child custody?

You probably already know this, but divorce can bring out many negative qualities in all involved parties. The intense emotions that typically accompany child custody proceedings, in particular, can make people behave out of their usual character. In most cases, each parent wants to make sure they get their fair share of time with the children, but unfortunately, this sometimes leads to an all-out custody battle.