Can I Lose Child Custody for Smoking Weed?

What Happens When Weed Finds its Way into Your Divorce

A little over a year ago voters approved adult use cannabis in California and at midnight on November 8, 2016, it was officially legal for Californians, 21 and over to possess and use cannabis. But legal doesn’t mean a free pass. Cities can still restrict marijuana businesses, employers can still impose a zero tolerance pot policy, and courts can and will consider its use in child custody cases. Being informed of the law may keep you from ending up in trouble in the first place. So what happens when weed finds it way into your divorce...


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People evolve differently and the lights can dim on all kinds of relationships over time.  Understand the ‘Dance of the Pursuer/Distancer.’  Two people rarely arrive at the decision to separate or divorce on the same emotional timeline.  One often prefers to stay together while the other makes it impossible to stay, or leaves.  When a relationship becomes unsustainable in the best of times, well then, saying farewell may be the better option.  Even if the parting of ways was your idea, saying good bye tends to be hard emotionally and even physically painful.


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