How Does the Court Determine Child Custody?

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If you are getting divorced and there are children of the marriage, you may worry that you will lose custody of your children. Both parents, understandably, often want to keep and foster a meaningful relationship with the children after the divorce is finalized and may worry about how they will prove to a court that […]

<strong>How to Get More Parenting Time With Your Child</strong>

In any child custody case, the child (or children) of the marriage cannot be in two places at the same time. They either will live with one parent or the other on given nights of the week or throughout the year, and one parent will often have more of those nights than the other. If […]

<strong>Parental Rights and Responsibilities in Florida</strong>

Parental Rights and Responsibilities in Florida

When people get divorced, they often worry that they will no longer have any parental rights if a custody battle does not turn out their way. They fear that if the other spouse ends up with the majority of timesharing, they will be left out in the cold, unable to raise their own child or […]

What is Child Custody and How Does it Work?

What is Child Custody and How Does it Work?

In Florida, child custody refers to the legal right of a parent to take physical care of their children. This custody can be termed parental responsibility or time-sharing. Custody arrangements can be made through a court declaration or agreement, but often parents will work out an arrangement themselves. If the parents cannot agree on custody, […]