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The Best Interests of a Child Test

The Best Interests of a Child test is the standard by which the courts decide questions regarding Child Custody. To a certain extent, it should be common sense. For example, if one parent hits a child and the other parent doesn't, then it's in the child's best interest for the child to go with the non-abusive parent. That is an extreme example, but that (in very basic terms) exemplifies the test.

Six Mistakes to Avoid in Your California Divorce

A divorce is a stressful experience for both parties, and tensions can often run high. However, it is the time to think calmly and make the right decisions regarding vital issues such as child custody, property division, alimony, and child support.

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