Shared Custody Agreements: What to Expect

Shared Custody vs. Sole Custody

When it comes to legal custody, the difference between shared custody and sole custody really comes down to who has the decision-making power. In a sole custody arrangement, one parent makes the decisions. They may (and should) take input from the other parent, bu...


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Can I Lose Child Custody for Smoking Weed?

What Happens When Weed Finds its Way into Your Divorce

Written By Alexa Steinberg, Esq.

California voters approved adult use cannabis in California and at midnight on November 8, 2016, it was officially legal for Californians, 21 and over to possess and use cannabis. But legal doesn’t mean a fre...


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Types of Child Custody and What They Mean for You

If you and your soon-to-be ex have children together, they're likely to be one of the main focal points of your divorce process. Child custody determinations are often contentious, but they certainly don't have to be. If you're separating on friendly terms, it's possible to come to an agreement w...


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The Pros and Cons of Various Visitation/Custody Arrangements

The term "easy divorce" may seem like an oxymoron, but it is possible to end your marriage without making things difficult for you, your ex or your children. One of the best ways to do this is to keep the custody process — statistically one of the most contentious aspects of divorce — as drama-fr...


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Physical Custody Today – The Art of Sharing

What does child custody look like in a separation/divorce scenario these days?

Obviously, this question must be answered on a case by case basis. Take a look at your kids, their ages, their specific issues and interests. Look at your spouse/co-parent, each of your living situations, career obli...


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