Category Archives: Child Custody
Tips When Fighting For Sole Parental Responsibility
The term ‘sole custody’ has not been used in Florida for many years. However, parents who want to limit contact between their child and their spouse after divorce can fight for sole parental responsibility. When a parent is awarded sole parental responsibility, they will be the primary caregiver for the child and the other… Read More »
Do Florida Courts Have A Bias Against Fathers In Custody Proceedings?
If you are a father who has filed for divorce, or have received paperwork informing you that your spouse has started proceedings, child custody is likely one of the biggest concerns you are facing. Historically, family courts have favored mothers in child custody proceedings, not necessarily because of their gender but because they were… Read More »
The Do’s And Do Not’s Of Time-Sharing
Generally speaking, the courts in Florida presume that it is in a child’s best interests to have continuing and frequent contact with each of their parents. These relationships between parents and their children should continue even after divorce. During a divorce that involves children, a timesharing schedule is developed and it stipulates when children… Read More »
How To Make Time-Sharing Work During The Holidays
The holiday season is officially upon us. For many families, this time of year is one of joy and happiness. If you have recently gotten a divorce, though, the holidays may present some difficult challenges. You may feel sad that for the first time, you will not be spending the holidays together as a… Read More »
What Are The Best Interests Of The Child In Florida?
Parents going through a divorce must create a parenting and time-sharing plan that outlines the amount of time each spouse will spend with the children. The plan must include the shared responsibilities in school-related matters, parenting tasks, medical care for the child, and other important elements. Parenting plans in Florida should also include the… Read More »
The Do’s And Do Not’s Of Child Custody Litigation
Disputes involving child custody, or parenting time as it is known in Florida, are extremely emotional for the parents going through them. Constantly arguing with your spouse or former spouse about scheduling, parenting decisions, and more will leave you exhausted and you might not always make the best decisions. Making the wrong choice now… Read More »
Common Questions About Child Custody In Florida
Whether you are currently going through a divorce or your case was finalized some time ago and you now have a child custody dispute, you are likely concerned about the potential outcome. Child custody battles are some of the most emotional disputes within a family, but they are also governed by many laws and… Read More »