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  • A California Court Cannot Just Kick Out a Mr. X Factor
    A California Court Cannot Just Kick Out a Mr. X Factor

    In 2017, Mother [M] and Father [F] lived in North Carolina with their two children, when they decided to divorce. They filed the appropriate paperwork according to North Carolina law regarding child ...

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  • Changing Custody Must be in the Best Interests of the Child
    Changing Custody Must be in the Best Interests of the Child

    Mother [M] and Father [F] married in in 2005, and divorced in 2007. Their Son [S] was born in 2006. Both M and F are highly educated. M has a masters degree in education and is a special education ...

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  • Autism Spectrum and Conservatorship
    Autism Spectrum and Conservatorship

    P is a person with autism spectrum disorder. She is an adult, but her mother [M] was concerned that she could not care for herself. M petitioned the court to be P’s guardian along with P’s older ...

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  • When California Should Take Jurisdiction over a Foreign Country
    When California Should Take Jurisdiction over a Foreign Country

    Mother [M] is a world-ranked profession tennis player. She was born in Belarus and is a resident of Belarus and Monaco. Beginning in 2003, M has spent most of her career travelling all over the world ...

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  • Fluency in English Does Not Make You the Better Parent
    Fluency in English Does Not Make You the Better Parent

    Mother [M] and Father [F] were married in 2013. Together they had one child, [S]. In August of 2016, F became physically violent against M. He pushed her, slapped her several times, and then chocked ...

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  • Abuse of One Sibling Can Be Abuse of All Siblings
    Abuse of One Sibling Can Be Abuse of All Siblings

    In November of 2016, Mother [M] gave birth to her fourth child, Daughter [D]. Shortly thereafter, the San Bernardino County Children and Family Services agency [CFS] removed D from the home M shared ...

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