Santa Clarita Foster Care

By now, most of you have heard about Lexi, the part Native American 6 year old girl being removed from her Santa Clarita foster family. This is a tough case with few clear solutions. If you haven’t heard, Rusty and Summer Page brought Lexi into their home four years ago, and became foster parents to her.  Since Lexi is…

Nobody really wants to go through a child custody case. No matter how you approach it, it’s going to be traumatic for everyone involved. Even when you’re approaching your custody agreement with a manner of civility, there’s a couple of things you need to go ahead and just accept. 5. No Matter What, Your Kids Lose You want…

Two friends once sat at a table, sharing a dinner. Both were a year or so fresh off their divorces and settling into the idea in their own ways. The difference between these two friends was that one had gone through his divorce before having children, and the other had a young daughter and the requisite custody…

child custody

Putting together a fair and complete child custody agreement is no easy task. It’s complicated, the emotions run hot, and both parties usually forget how to compromise. However, some people base their custody plans on some facts they didn’t know aren’t facts at all.   5. The Courts Usually Side With The Mother Gender bias in custody hearings…

One of the most difficult parts of family law is watching a custody battle play out. Too many times we, as lawyers, watch parents go to utter and complete war with one another over who gets to be more of a parent. Often we hear parents say they want to “win” their battle, and become focused on…

Child Support serves an important role in your child’s life, but calculating the amount of support is not always just and dry. Changing circumstances such as a drop or increase in income, spending more or less time with your child, and the child’s specific needs as they grow older all come in to play when determining…

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