Enemies in the House

Enemies in the House

Having a child with special needs puts a strain on the parents, and on their relationship with each other. It is not unusual for parents to dissolve their relationship over disputes about how to address the special needs of a child. The biggest dispute may be as to...

Minor’s Counsel Part 1 – Rights and Duties

RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF MINOR’S COUNSEL This will be the first in a series about the position of Minor’s Councel. In Family Law cases, pursuant Family Code §3150(a) the child’s counsel is charged with the representation of the child’s best interest. Duties: The role of...

Parental Alienation

It’s easy to look up Parental Alienation to get acquainted with Parental Alienation Syndrome and the damage it causes. A google search of Parental Alienation yields a fortune of information including a wikipedia entry about Parental Alienation, an article titled...

In Camera Review

In Camera Review The term “in camera” is latin for “in chambers” and is a legal proceeding when a hearing or evidence is presented before a judge in private chambers. Often this process is used to protect a victim or witness from the consequences of public airing of...