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Category Archives: Custody

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What is Considered Parental Kidnapping in Florida?

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The term parental kidnapping seems like it could be an oxymoron, but it is a real issue some parents have to contend with during a divorce or other related family law matter. While some parents do intentionally take their child without permission, there are other situations where one parent might be confused about visitation… Read More »

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Handling Ownership Of Pets As Part Of A Florida Divorce

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Most pet owners consider their pets a part of their family, and in a divorce, the thought of losing a beloved pet can cause a lot of distress. Many divorcing spouses are not aware of the status of their pets under the law, and how they can continue to share the pet after the… Read More »

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How to Cope With Custody Disputes When You Are a Father

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Fortunately, gender-bias is not as prevalent as it once was in family courts; however, that is not to say that it does not still exist. It is now a known fact that a father plays as pivotal of a role in a child’s development as does the mother, and that allowing equal time with… Read More »

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Reasons a Parent Might Be Granted Full Custody

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Full custody is not granted as often these days as it once was, but on occasion, a judge may feel that granting full custody to one parent is in the best interests of the child. However, they do not make such a decision lightly. Most courts do not consider full custody to be a… Read More »

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How Do Criminal Charges Affect Your Timesharing Case?

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In all 50 states, a judge determines custody based on what is in the best interests of the child. So when one or both parents involved in a timesharing dispute is a convicted felon, the judge must ask him or herself: would granting that parent or parents custody really be in the best interest… Read More »

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Who Gets Custody of Embryos in a Florida Divorce?

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Once upon a time, if a couple had asked a family court judge, “Who gets custody of our unborn children?” they would have been laughed out of court. Today, however, such a question arises in divorce cases more often than you might think – and the judge must deliberate with careful consideration before providing… Read More »

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Infant Custody Arrangements in Florida Divorce

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Child custody cases are hard enough for parents to cope with, but when the child in question is an infant, coming up with a reasonable and fair custody arrangement is extra trying. Early bonding is essential in building a parent-child relationship, and if one parent gets less time with the infant than the other,… Read More »

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Why Your Florida Divorce is So Expensive

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Divorce is expensive. To be sure, in Florida, the average cost of divorce can be tens of thousands of dollars. To be sure, that number may seem outrageous, considering that a couple can get married for as little as $93.50 at a Florida courthouse, and if they complete a Florida premarital course, they can… Read More »

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What Is a Guardian Ad Litem, and Do We Need One?

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No aspect of divorce is ever easy, but the most difficult aspect – as our family law attorneys know all too well – is determining custody arrangements. While each parent only wants what is best for their child, ill feelings towards one another make it difficult to proceed with a level head. It can… Read More »

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Mental Health and Florida Child Custody: When is Mental Health Status Relevant?

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Child custody cases can often get heated. When they do, many parents don’t hold back in trying to show why the other parent should not be awarded custody of the children. If one parent has a history of mental illness or has visited a therapist, the other parent may try to use that as… Read More »

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