Can the Vista Court deprive me of my right to have custody of my child by restricting me to visitation only?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

This question is directly answered by the Court of Appeal in 2004 when it stated: “By fathering a child, father has assumed responsibilities for that child even where those responsibilities may conflict with father’s own needs or desires. [¶] The principle of the best interests of the child is the sine qua non of the family law process governing custody …

Is it true that mothers have the advantage in child custody cases in the Vista courthouse?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

The best answer from an attorney should include reference to California case or statutory divorce law. Child custody is determined first by the parents. If the parents agree to a child custody and visitation plan the Court will defer to that agreement. Absent an agreement of the parents, the Court is to determine what is in the best interest of …