Category Archives: Child Custody
What If Me And My Ex Can’t Decide On A Child Time Sharing Schedule?
One of the most important parts of child custody in Florida is creating a time sharing schedule. Unfortunately, this can lead to serious disagreements between parents. Almost inevitably, one parent will end up spending a little more time with the kids than the other. Who takes the kids on the weekends? Who takes the… Read More »
What’s The Best Time-Sharing Schedule For Your Child’s Mental Health?
Although spouses may argue about many subjects as they approach divorce, most parents can at least agree on one thing: A child’s mental health is important. But how exactly do you protect your child’s mental health during and after a divorce? Creating an effective time-sharing schedule that serves your child’s best interests is important…. Read More »
Your Child’s Grades Can Affect Child Custody In Florida
At first, it might seem like your child’s educational record has absolutely nothing to do with your custody battle. After all, what does it matter whether your child gets straight As or is failing math class? Their needs as a child remain the same, and this shouldn’t affect your ability to maintain custody… right?… Read More »
Can You Win Back Custody If Your Ex Is Neglecting Your Child?
Parents can lose custody of their children for many reasons, neglect being just one example. But what exactly is neglect? How does Florida define child neglect? More importantly, what can you do if you believe your ex is neglecting your children? Could this help you win custody of your children and move them into… Read More »
Can Step-Parents Receive Sole Custody In Florida?
With so many people remarrying in Florida, step-parents often play important roles in the lives of children that are biologically unrelated to them. Sometimes, they become more involved in their children’s lives than either of the biological parents. But what happens if the new marriage fails, and the step-parent is left fighting for custody… Read More »
International Custody Battles Explained
Most custody battles in Florida are fought between parents who live in different neighborhoods. Sometimes, these battles are fought between parents in different counties. In very rare situations, these custody battles involve parents who live in different states. But perhaps the rarest type of custody battle is fought between parents who live in different… Read More »
Can My Child Decide Who Gets Custody In Florida?
A divorce can have very real effects on a child in Florida, and perhaps the most notable psychological issues are caused by lack of stability. Suddenly, children have the rugs pulled out from under them, their entire lives turned upside down. When faced with these potential issues, it makes sense to give children a… Read More »
How To Prove Your Ex Is An Unfit Parent To Get More Time With Your Children
Parents always want what’s best for their young ones, and sometimes the best thing for children is to stay away from their biological parents. If you believe that your ex is an unfit parent, you already know the truth of this statement. Things can become even more worrying if your ex has won primary… Read More »
Understanding How Moral Fitness Affects Your Custody Battle
If you take a look at Florida’s “best interests of children” as outlined in Section 61.13(3), you’ll see that one of these factors is “moral fitness.” This factor might seem a little confusing, especially since most of the others are relatively straightforward. For example, it’s easy to understand what “geographic viability” or “physical health”… Read More »
Why Is A Guardian Ad Litem Assigned To An Orlando Custody Case?
Some divorcing couples reach a stalemate regarding custody of their children. In other cases, the other spouse or court may suspect child abuse and is rightfully concerned about the child’s welfare. In addition, if the court suspects that parental alienation is in play or that the parents cannot separate their own turmoil and marriage… Read More »