San Diego Family Law Blog

Can Being LGBTQ Affect Your Child Custody Battle?

Posted by Thomas Huguenor on September 9, 2019 in Child Custody

Over the past decade in California, LGBTQ parents have gained many rights not enjoyed by those in other states. Although the system is still not perfect, strides have been made to protect the rights of LGBTQ parents who have raised a child from birth or through adoption. California Supreme Court rulings have granted LGBTQ parents the same rights heterosexual parents enjoy in the areas of child custody, visitation, and child more

Will I Have to Have a Psychological Evaluation to Get Custody?

Posted by Thomas Huguenor on September 1, 2019 in Child Custody

When parents cannot agree on a child custody arrangement, family courts will often order a psychological evaluation to help them determine which custodial arrangement is in the best interests of the child. In such cases, child custody evaluators are used to conduct the evaluation process. These evaluators use psychological testing, interviews, and assessments to determine the fitness of each parent seeking custody. There is some question as to the accuracy and validity of these evaluations on which child custody orders may be more

Guide to Visitation Arrangements

Posted by Thomas Huguenor on August 20, 2019 in Child Visitation

Though the San Diego family court tries to split custody between divorcing parents as equally as it can, sometimes, one parent will get primary physical custody. That means the non-custodial parent will receive one of these four types of visitation arrangements. If you have questions about your custody arrangement, please contact Huguenor Mattis, A.P.C., at (858) more

Start Your Custody Planning Well Before the Holidays

Posted by Thomas Huguenor on August 14, 2019 in Child Custody

It’s only August, but trust us—if you share a child with an ex, the time to begin planning the holiday custody schedule is now. Huguenor Mattis, A.P.C., has seen many families undergo extra stress around what should be the most joyful time of the year. To that end, we want to remind you which holidays are coming and give you some tips for making a strong visitation schedule that will hold up if challenged in San Diego Family Court!read more

Your Legal Responsibility to Pay Spousal Support

Posted by Thomas Huguenor on May 21, 2019 in Divorce

In California, if you have been court-ordered to pay spousal support, you must continue paying in full until you receive a change order signed by a judge. This is true regardless of changes in your financial situation or any verbal agreements you have made with your former spouse or more

How California Determines Child Custody

Posted by Thomas Huguenor on April 9, 2019 in Child Custody

Your relationship is at an end. So who will get the final say in decisions made about your children? How will the judge decide who your children live with, and spend their time with? Huguenor Mattis, A.P.C., has compiled helpful information about your children’s rights, as well as your parental rights, when it comes to determining custody in San Diego. read more

We Found Something You Posted

Posted by Thomas Huguenor on March 21, 2019 in Divorce

A relatively new question attorneys ask their clients that has become a significant factor in many family court cases: “How active are you on social media?” Depending on the answer they receive, they’ll likely respond in one of two ways: “I advise you to continue to avoid it, or stay off social media completely.” Or, “That’s going to have to change.”read more

Not-So-Thinly Veiled Threats

Posted by Thomas Huguenor on February 15, 2019 in Contentious Divorce

Those of us in the legal profession know all too well that domestic violence is not to be taken lightly. During the process of a divorce, the mental anguish and emotional torment can ratchet up feelings of anger and resentment that can sometimes boil over into more

Staying Close When You’re Far Away

Posted by Thomas Huguenor on December 14, 2018 in Child Visitation

Modern life has changed dramatically in just the last ten years or so. In fact, it’s hard to imagine a time without smartphones, Wi-Fi, Google Maps, and movies and television on demand. read more

The Key to a Stress-Free Holiday? Maybe

Posted by Thomas Huguenor on November 30, 2018 in Child Custody

Despite our best intentions, the holiday season seems to catch most folks by surprise. Many of us negotiate with ourselves each year and say things like, “This year I’m not making it a big deal,” and “Just gifts for the kids,” which turns into “Just gifts for the little kids.” All of this ultimately leads to the frantic final days where our best-laid plans get thrown out the window. Mad dashes to grocery stores and packed malls more

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