Understanding child custody laws in California can be difficult, especially when both spouses do not agree on the details of child custody and/or child visitation. In California, child custody and visitation can be handled through the divorce process, or if not married, by way of a paternity action. Custody can also be addressed by filing a Request for Order. There are two kinds of custody, namely, physical and legal custody. Your divorce or family law lawyer will advise you as to the best options.
Watch Legal Action Workshop’s video on child custody in California to learn mor