Frequently Asked Questions About Child Custody and Visitation

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People who are involved in child custody and visitation cases normally have lots of questions that are important but are not directly about the court process.  We have tried to answer some of those questions here, with the hope that they will help you.

There is a list of questions under each category.  To get started, please click on a topic below:

If you have questions that are not asked in this section, you may want to ask a law librarian for help. 

AskNow's law librarian service Opens new window lets you ask questions and get answers, in real time, right here on the Internet, from live law librarians throughout California. The AskNow law librarian service is available:

Monday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. & 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday -Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Live Reference staff are not available on Holidays

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