Parenting during and after a divorce can be challenging for anyone. After all, you have to work diligently to ensure that your kids have the tools they need to adjust to a new way of life. Furthermore, you may have to put up with a co-parent who behaves irrationally. Either way, you must know about parental alienation and how it may affect your custody matter.
In California, parental alienation is serious business. Parental alienation occurs when one parent denigrates the other parent to harm that parent’s relationship with the children. Judges in California typically do not look fondly on this type of behavior, at it poses the risk of causing long-term emotional harm to the kids.