and divorce cases.
Every family law… Continue Reading.......
Unfortunately, the outcome of many cases reveals that in some areas of the law, the fundamental principal of equality is too often shoved aside in favor of entrenched cultural biases. This is especially true in family law, where the traditional views of gender roles in a marriage often dictate the outcome in
While social movements have been successful in removing many of the gender-based stereotypes that used to factor into child custody decisions, there still exists is a large disparity between the percentages of mothers who are awarded child custody compared to fathers who are granted custody.
While California courts no longer operate with a presumption…
. When the court is faced with a child custody issue, its main focus is the well-being of the child. But does the “best interest of the child” mean that the child should spend more time with his or her mother?
Child Custody More Often Awarded to Women
There is a general belief that family law court… Continue Reading.......
One of the most hotly contested issues in family law is