Law Office of Melinda Gomez

to help your children through the transition ahead

Child Focused Resources

To understand how important it is to put your children first and focus on their needs to transition and heal while not being placed in the middle of the inevitable disputes and heartache please watch the video below.

For Parents

  • Child Custody: Building Agreements That Work by Mimi E. Lyster

  • Co-parenting 101: Helping Your Kids Thrive in Two Households after Divorce by Deesha Philyaw & Michael D. Thomas

  • Death of a Relationship and the Beginning of the Rest of Your Life by Ismail Yassai, Ph.

  • Families Change: http://familieschange.ca.gov/

  • Mom's House, Dad's House by Isolina Ricci, Ph.D.

  • Parenting Apart: How Separated and Divorced Parents Can Raise Happy and Secure Kids by Christina McGhee

  • Putting Children First: Proven Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce by: JoAnne Pedro-Carroll

  • Surviving Divorce: David Sbarra at TEDxTucson 2012 http://youtu.be/vg92QEL4w4I

  • The Impact of Divorce on Children: Tamara D. Afifi at TEDxUCSB http://youtu.be/cKcNyfXbQ

  • What's My Job?: Helping Children Navigate the Rough Waters of Separation and Divorce by: Mary R. Donahue, Ph.D. & Gail Thornburgh, Ph.D.


Children Ages 3-7


Children Ages 9-12


For Teens