If a Parent Takes the Children and Attempts to Hide Them Out of State

What Happens If a Parent Takes the Children and Attempts to Hide Them Out of State?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What happens if a parent takes the children and attempts to hide them out of State without the permission of the Court?  One interesting outcome of internet dating and our work in divorce and child custody is the increasing number of “move away” or “relocation” related child custody cases. Can a parent take the children move out of the area …

Do You Need Permission to Take Kids of State for the Holidays - Divorce

Do You Need Permission to Take Kids of State for the Holidays After a San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Do you need permission to take kids out of state for the holidays during or after a divorce? Does that permission need to be written and does it come from the Court or the other parent ? This is a complex question and is highly fact specific.  This year we are headed back into stricter COVID-19 restrictions so practical travel …

Venue is an Important California Child Custody Issue

Venue is an Important California Child Custody Issue

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

A recent case highlights the importance of “venue” from a legal perspective in California child custody cases. Venue is an important California child custody issue and often applies to those in military service, as well as unmarried couples when one of the parents intends to move away or has left the state of California with a child or children. In …