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Religion and Parenting Time

By Steve W. Marsee |

Many parents choose to raise their children with religion. For some, religious practices drive their daily actions and outlook on life. For others, religion is a connection to the family’s culture or a moral guideline to follow while navigating a largely secular life. As a parent, you typically have the right to decide the… Read More »

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Florida Timesharing Disputes: Understanding the Best Interests of the Child Standard

By Steve W. Marsee |

It is always best to find a collaborative solution to any child-related issues. Unfortunately, that is not possible in every case. Sometimes, a Florida court will need to make the final decision. In these cases, courts will seek to resolve child custody disputes using the state’s ‘best interests of the child’ standard. Put simply,… Read More »

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Mediation Can Help Resolve Child Time-Sharing Disputes

By Steve W. Marsee |

Child custody disputes can be extremely stressful, and most people experience intense emotions throughout the process. Mediation is a means of alternative dispute resolution that could potentially help parents reach a resolution in a child custody battle. If you are involved in a child time sharing dispute in Florida, please contact an experienced Orlando… Read More »

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Child Custody Agreements: Dealing with Hazards to the Child’s Health and Well-being

By Steve W. Marsee |

In late March, the Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal released in an instructive opinion in a contested child custody case. The decision is a good reminder that the best interests of the child should always prevail in Florida courts. If you believe that your child’s best interests are not being served by your… Read More »

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Parental Alienation In Florida Child Custody Cases

By Steve W. Marsee |

Parental alienation is a process of emotional manipulation by which a child is turned against one of their parents. Parental alienation is emotional abuse, it often has a major negative impact on the well being of the affected child. It also has a deep impact on the victimized parent. Parental alienation most frequently occurs… Read More »

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The Importance of a Parenting Plan in Your Florida Divorce

By Steve W. Marsee |

If you or someone you know is going through a divorce, it is essential to understand the role of a parenting plan during this process. Under Florida law, parenting plans give divorcing spouses who are parents the opportunity to come to an agreement as to how the children will be raised during and after… Read More »

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What Are the Rights of an Unmarried Father in Florida?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Legally speaking, there are “putative” and “biological” fathers. A putative father is someone who is presumed to be the father of an illegitimate child (i.e. offspring of unmarried parents). A biological father is one whose genes have been transmitted to the child, as opposed to adopting the minor. Establishing Paternity An unmarried father with… Read More »

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Understanding Child Custody in Florida

By Steve W. Marsee |

Child custody can be an emotional subject for soon-to-be divorcing parents. Nevertheless, it is important for you to understand how courts view timesharing in order to be better prepared to handle this matter during your Florida divorce. If you or someone you know is having child custody issues with a former spouse – or… Read More »

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Central Florida Military Mom to Regain Custody of Kids

By Steve W. Marsee |

Military veteran Amanda Hurst is one step closer to getting her two kids back, according to a recent MyNews13 report. The former army vet was honorably discharged in 2013 after serving overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan but, unfortunately, found out upon her return to the states that her children had come under the care… Read More »

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Missing Girl Found in Mexico with Non-Custodial Father

By Steve W. Marsee |

After nearly five years of living under an assumed name in a remote region of Mexico, authorities have found twelve year old Cara Cox. Taken from her mother during a visitation weekend with her father when she was only eight years old, Aaron Cox, 55, has been arrested in conjunction with finding Cara for… Read More »

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