In America, approximately 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. When attempts to repair a marriage fail, it may inevitably be time for a couple to move on. Even though the thought of divorce may be daunting for all parties involved, especially if there are children, it is important to know what to expect when each side takes the next step towards moving on with their lives.
Child custody in California can stretch emotions, cause vitriol among family members and result in hurting those who should be the focus: the children. There can be a chasm between what the parents want, what is possible and what's in the best interests of the child. A child custody dispute can lead to a significant amount of damage for everyone involved. That's why the state has put measures into place for parties to try and resolve their differences through family dispute resolution.