Legal Custody in California

Legal Custody in California

Legal Custody in California

In California, legal custody is the ability to make decisions about a minor child’s life. These decisions can include the school the minor children attends, the doctor the child will visit, or the classes the child can take. Sometimes a custody order will identify what types of decisions each parent can make unilaterally and what decisions require both parents’ consent. If the judgment or order is silent, the parents can work together to find a solution. If a compromise is unattainable, then one party must petition the court for a decision.

If you need a divorce lawyer in the Orange County area to discuss a family law matter such as child support or any other dissolution issue such as spousal support, custody, transmutation or property division, contact Treviño Law, Inc. Conveniently located off the 5 and 405 freeway at Lake Forest.

Although the posting of this information can be considered free legal advice for an Orange County divorce, it does not guarantee a result. There may be other circumstances that play a significant role in any dissolution which may alter the outcome of a divorce. A divorce lawyer will be knowledgeable about the significance of facts. Those factors should be reviewed and argued by a family law attorney in Orange County.

Please note that this legal advice does not establish a family law attorney-client relationship. This is a legal advertisement for Treviño Law, Inc, an Orange County family law firm.

Legal custody allows the parents to make decisions for the child.

Legal custody allows the parents to make decisions for the child.

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