Monthly Archives: July 2018

Do the Courts Favor the Mother in Child Custody Cases?

Father moving out

One of the biggest concerns fathers facing custody proceedings have is that the Court will innately favor the mother over the father when deciding child custody orders. However, despite this misconception, California courts do not favor one parent over the other based solely on their gender. Child custody is governed under California law by Sections… Read more »

Does it Matter if You File First For Divorce?

Woman Looking at Papers

One of the first questions asked by clients considering divorce is whether it matters which spouse files for divorce. Many clients worry that by not being the spouse to file, they may be giving up important rights and may be giving the other spouse the upper hand. While it does not matter who files for… Read more »