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New custody trends with working moms

With women getting a strong foothold in the workforce and often becoming the primary breadwinners in some families, traditional child custody outcomes have begun to shift. The "tender years" doctrine that provided for favor towards mothers during custody battles was abolished by most states by 1994, and now working women are finding it a liability to be career focused when they enter into a custody battle.

As your kids return to school, be the adults in the room

For most school districts in California, the end of August means the beginning of the school year. Schedules need to be re-adjusted and special room made on family calendars to make room for school activities. The first weeks of September can be challenging for any family. When divorced parents are trying to stay on a strict parenting schedule, the special considerations at this time of year can seem overwhelming.