The decision to file for divorce is a major, sometimes life-altering decision. This can be especially true for couples who have minor children. And, for the children, the divorce process can also be a very difficult time. One strategy that many couples employ - if they are on good enough terms despite the divorce - is to work toward a mutually satisfactory agreement regarding as many of the issues that need to be addressed in the divorce as possible. One of the biggest issues to address is usually a child custody arrangement and parenting time plan.
When people get divorce, their in-laws and the ex-spouse may not always be on the "same team" anymore. If grandparents have been denied access to their grandchildren, there are options for visitation rights. But, there are a few things grandparents in California should consider before seeking visitation.