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Category Archives: Child Custody

BirdNest

What Are the Pros and Cons of Bird Nest Parenting After a Divorce?

By Steve W. Marsee |

If you are considering creating a nesting plan following your divorce, it is vital to weigh the pros and cons of bird nest parenting. While many divorcing parents want to keep their children in the family home after a divorce, doing so may or may not be the best arrangement in your particular situation…. Read More »

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FatherBoys

Is It Difficult for Fathers to Get Child Custody in Florida?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Long gone are the days when mothers received sole legal and physical custody in Florida divorce cases. In the modern era, fathers have equal rights when it comes to timesharing and parenting. However, many fathers believe that Florida courts still favor mothers in custody battles. That’s not true. Fla. Stat. § 61.13 presumes that… Read More »

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Vaccine

What Happens If Parents Disagree on COVID-19 Vaccination?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Not all parents agree to have their children vaccinated for coronavirus (COVID-19). But what happens when divorced parents disagree on COVID-19 vaccinations? Can a Florida court force you to vaccinate your child for coronavirus? Whether or not federal, state, or local courts can push parents to vaccinate their children child for COVID-19 without their… Read More »

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Time_Holiday

How to Choose the Best Holiday Custody Arrangement for Your Particular Situation?

By Steve W. Marsee |

For many divorced parents, a holiday season can be a stressful time of year. Co-parenting requires two divorced parents to be able to communicate and focus on what is best for their children. Communication and the ability to compromise are crucial when making holiday plans for your children after divorce. No matter how you… Read More »

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ChildrenCovid

Your Visitation Rights Could Be Restricted if You Refuse to Wear a Mask

By Steve W. Marsee |

The end of the COVID-19 pandemic is nowhere in sight, as thousands of new coronavirus cases are reported across the United States every single day. People across the nation still have to rely on face masks, social distancing, and other preventative measures to keep them and their families safe during these times of uncertainty…. Read More »

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ParentChild

Can You Lose Custody Rights Due to a Mental Illness in Florida?

By Steve W. Marsee |

In the United States, nearly one in five adults live with a mental illness. If you have been diagnosed with a mental illness and your former spouse learned about this, they may attempt to modify your child custody arrangement by claiming that you are an unfit parent. But can you lose your custody rights… Read More »

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DadDaughter

4 Things to Avoid When Your Child Custody Claim is Pending

By Steve W. Marsee |

There are many things you can do to heighten your chances of a favorable outcome in a child custody case. However, things you should not do are just as important to improve your case for custody in Florida. Typically, a knowledgeable Orlando child custody attorney by your side will help avoid mistakes that could… Read More »

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Nurse2

Can You Lose Custody of Your Child for Being on the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Battle?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Many of those brave people on the front lines of the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, including doctors and nurses, have children. In fact, many of them are divorced parents who share custody with their ex-spouse. “But can the first responder’s ex-spouse withhold child visitation or deny any contact with their kids just because… Read More »

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MomSon2

5 Reasons a Parent May Lose Custody You Didn’t Know About

By Steve W. Marsee |

Child custody is not eternal. If one parent does something that endangers their child, a Florida court will likely revoke custody rights without any hesitation. However, that parent must do something very terrible or unacceptable to have child custody revoked in Florida, such as abusing or neglecting the child, sexually assaulting him or her,… Read More »

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KidsBeach

Florida Ranked Low Among the Best States to Raise Children

By Steve W. Marsee |

Even though Florida’s year-round warm weather offers a roughly endless list of kid-friendly activities, the Sunshine State is not the best state to raise a family. This was the finding of a new study by WalletHub, a popular personal finance website. According to Patch, Florida ranked low among the best states to raise children…. Read More »

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