Category Archives: Child Custody

Custody and Visitation Disputes – The Big Mistake

… Suppose that you are treating a mother and her two children (ages 9 and 11) who are involved in a custody and/or visitation dispute [...]

Consent to Treat Minor (Sole and Joint Legal Custody)

… Divorce (marital dissolution), child custody, and visitation disputes often involve very contentious parties who will not be hesitant [...]

Testifying in Court

… Therapists and counselors are sometimes exposed to the rigors of testifying in court or at a deposition. Perhaps they will be called [...]

Family Law – “Joint Custody”

… How is the term “joint custody” defined in the statutes governing family law matters (e.g., child custody and/or visitation) in the [...]

Child Custody Disputes – Parental Alienation Syndrome

… Therapists and counselors who have been involved with patients or clients embroiled in a child custody battle may be aware of the [...]

Treatment Of Minors Without Parental Consent

... California has been one of the more liberal states when it comes to allowing treatment of a minor without parental consent. Now, as [...]

Custody Disputes – Parent Reporting Child Abuse

…Suppose that a client enters into a professional relationship with a counselor or therapist and explains that her marriage is falling [...]

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