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Establishing a Co-Parenting Plan for the Holidays

At the Harris Family Law Group, our skilled Los Angeles divorce attorneys know that the holidays can be stressful for ex-spouses who share minor children. As both parents plan separate celebrations with their respective sets of family and friends, the kids are often caught in-between, visiting both houses and extended family, which can make for an emotional […]

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What is the Waiting Period for Divorce in California?

At the Harris Family Law Group, our Los Angeles family law attorneys know that no two divorces are the same, and that they each take their own paths. That includes the timeline it takes to get from the decision to dissolve the marriage through the finalized agreement. Before the process can officially begin, our California divorce law has a […]

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What Are the Penalties for Not Paying Child Support in California?

At the Harris Family Law Group, our Los Angeles divorce attorneys know that spouses with kids have many challenges when dissolving their marriages, including determining child custody and child support details. The reality is, these two key factors go hand in hand. Once custody is established, the next step is determining the amount of child support that will be […]

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How to Choose the Right Los Angeles Family Law Attorney

At the Harris Family Law Group, our Los Angeles family law attorney knows how important it is to partner with our clients, so they have a safe place to tell their stories. We know that pursuing a divorce means changing every aspect of your life, and none of our clients’ futures should be left to chance. Whether you […]

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How Talking to a Los Angeles Divorce Attorney Can Eliminate the Fear of the Unknown

How Talking to a LA Divorce Attorney Can Eliminate the Fear of the Unknown At the Harris Family Law Group, our Los Angeles family law attorney knows how terrifying the idea of divorce can be to any couple, no matter the length of their marriage, or the reasons they are dissolving it. Even though we all know someone […]

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Can Kids Choose Who They Want to Live With During a California Divorce

Can Kids Choose Who They Want to Live With During a CA Divorce At the Harris Family Law Group, our Los Angeles divorce attorneys know how important our clients’ children are when they are making decisions about their personal and family futures. When spouses who share minor children are considering divorce, the kids’ best interests become […]

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Contempt of Court

CONTEMPT. Many of us have heard this term before – whether it was in movies or television, or in countless proportions in John Grisham novels. However you may have come across it, it is a word that you never want to heard brought upon you in real life. Contempt of Court, or more simply referred […]

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Mediation v. Litigation regarding Child Custody

As with almost anything in family law, the least contested the issue, the easier and less costly it will be for all the parties involved. Thus, the more issues the parties can agree upon outside of court, the faster and smoother the modification will be done. In California, any request for a modification of child […]

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Modification of Child Custody

When it comes to the modification of child custody, courts do not take this subject lightly. However, if the court believes that a modification is truly in the best interests of the children involved, they will not hesitate in modifying existing child custody orders. In California, courts like to see both parents and play a […]

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Child Custody in Parent Move-Away Legal Cases

When parties are separated, an issue that can often arise is one of the parents wanting to re-locate. Whether it’s to another city, state, or country this can cause problems with visitation and can greatly affect one parent’s relationship with the children involved. These situations are not only logistically difficult but also extremely emotionally difficult […]

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