How to Win Custody When Your Ex is a Duplicitous, Pathological Liar

Winning Custody When Your Ex is a Sociopath is Challenging to Say the Least Oye. Sometimes your ex is just a sociopath and you really are in for quite a treat trying to protect your children from this eight-faced monster. Good luck convincing the court that you are not crazy. And good luck getting your … Continue reading “How to Win Custody When Your Ex is a Duplicitous, Pathological Liar”

Quiz: Test Your Vocabulary for Custody and Child Support Terms

About this quiz: “Test Your Child Custody & Support Vocabulary” is a quiz designed by Divorce Saloon to help you better understand custody and child support issues in your divorce. It is based on the glossary for custody and support which you can find here.  With our custom designed quizzes, we test you using various variables … Continue reading “Quiz: Test Your Vocabulary for Custody and Child Support Terms”

Should a Parent lose Custody for Spanking their Child?

The following is a partial transcript of a conversation we had at Divorce Saloon about spanking and custody. The question posed is whether a parent who spanks their child should lose custody. The conversation started after Bryan K Pauly did a post on Paula Patton and Robin Thicke who are fighting over custody. Patton allegedly … Continue reading “Should a Parent lose Custody for Spanking their Child?”

Robin Thicke Spanking Allegations: Paula Patton Wants Full Custody of Julian

Robin Thicke Paula Patton Custody Fight Robin Thicke and ex wife Paula Patton custody battle heats up. She is accusing the obviously loving and devoted father of spanking their son and so she wants him banned from the little boy’s life. This is so wrong! There are so many pictures of them before they broke … Continue reading “Robin Thicke Spanking Allegations: Paula Patton Wants Full Custody of Julian”

In China, to Win Custody, it is Better to Abduct the Child Then Go to Court

A recent Reuters report reveals that custody is China is a function of who physically has custody of the child at the time of the court hearing. There are no laws against child abduction in China and the law sees custody issues and abduction as a private family affair. Chinese mothers are more likely than … Continue reading “In China, to Win Custody, it is Better to Abduct the Child Then Go to Court”

Canadian Family Law Judge Rules that a dog is a dog is a piece of property; thus no “custody award”

Justice Richard Danyliuk of the Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan has ruled against a woman who wanted him to impose a visitation and custody order for the 3 dogs she shared with her soon to be ex husband. In a 15 page ruling, the judge explained his reluctance to go down the slippery slope … Continue reading “Canadian Family Law Judge Rules that a dog is a dog is a piece of property; thus no “custody award””

Can Angelina Jolie Legally Prevent Brad From Seeing His Kids?

Well, parents can’t just pick up and take off with the children under normal circumstances. There has to be a showing of domestic violence and abuse and usually the parent would go to court and get an order of protection or exclusive occupancy of the marital home. There has to be an urgence or emergency … Continue reading “Can Angelina Jolie Legally Prevent Brad From Seeing His Kids?”

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Custody Dispute: What Impact Does Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Have on Custody?

Under California law, it appears that domestic violence and child abuse could have a negative impact on a parent’s joint custody request. There is a presumption that if the parent perpetrated an act or violence or child abuse that he or she should not get either joint or sole custody of the children. California Family Code … Continue reading “Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Custody Dispute: What Impact Does Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Have on Custody?”

Brad and Angelina Divorce updates: Could the judge order “split” custody?

SPLIT CUSTODY FOR BRAD AND ANGELINA JOLIE’S KIDS? Angelina Jolie has asked the California family court to grant her sole physical custody of her six children with Brad Pitt and joint legal custody. That means that she and Brad will make all legal decisions affecting the children including their schooling, religion, health etc. But the … Continue reading “Brad and Angelina Divorce updates: Could the judge order “split” custody?”

Can Brad Pitt Win Joint Custody of His Kids?

WHO WILL GET CUSTODY OF BRAD PITT AND ANGELINA JOLIE’S SIX KIDS? Angelina Jolie has asked the California courts for exclusive physical custody of her six children with actor Brad Pitt. Is she likely to get that? Well, it depends on what she has on video to show Brad as being a bad father. If … Continue reading “Can Brad Pitt Win Joint Custody of His Kids?”

Brad Pitt Angelina Jolie Divorce: Is he an abusive Father? Or is he being scape-goated?

Is Brad Pitt the New Face of the Father’s Rights Movement?   Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt’s marriage appears to have blown up. Can they put the pieces back together? Or is it really over? And will Angelina successfully get the California courts to divest Brad Pitt of custody of his six children (three … Continue reading “Brad Pitt Angelina Jolie Divorce: Is he an abusive Father? Or is he being scape-goated?”

How likely are courts to give fathers custody of newborns?

This is a good question. I am not sure. I think it depends on the court and on the judge and the circumstances in the case (is there drug use? instability in the living conditions? Things like that) but my knee jerk reaction is that the court is likely than not to grant the mother … Continue reading “How likely are courts to give fathers custody of newborns?”

Is Circumcision an issue in your custody fight?

Male circumcision is sometimes in issue among parents – especially those couples of divergent religious faiths and persuasions and this leads to serious conflict in a marriage. Indeed, in some cases it leads to divorce. A recent case in England highlights the issue where a British woman and her Turkish husband parted ways because he … Continue reading “Is Circumcision an issue in your custody fight?”

Keep Your Kids Healthy During and After Divorce

A guest contributor named Katybeth Dee sent us these links for parents wishing to protect and conserve the health of their children. It cannot be overstated how important it is to safeguard the health and wellbeing of your children during and post divorce. It is easy for parents caught up in custody battles to forget … Continue reading “Keep Your Kids Healthy During and After Divorce”