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Advice for fathers seeking child custody

In traditional American families, mothers were the primary caregivers and typically raised the children while fathers worked. These days, fathers are taking a more active role in the lives of their children. However, child custody family courts in California still lean somewhat in favor of mothers. Fathers still have a stigma as being the bad guy during a separation, and it can leave many great fathers on the wrong side of a custody battle. Here are some tips for dads to increase the odds of obtaining custody of their children.

How to make divorce an easier transition

Ending a lengthy marriage can definitely be troubling and unsettling. Divorce is possibly one of the most difficult life transitions that a person can go through. However, about half of all marriages in California and across the country end in divorce, so this is something that thousands of people will experience this year alone. The following advice could make this a more peaceful and less stressful transition.

How can I get a permanent domestic violence restraining order?

If you are in a relationship that has become dangerous, a domestic violence restraining order may help protect you and others from abuse. A domestic violence restraining order is a court order that can prohibit your abuser from contacting you and require him or her to abide by other terms appropriate to your specific situation.

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