Tag Archives: Boca Raton Child Custody Attorney
How May a Doctor’s Opinion on a Child’s Mental Health Affect Time Sharing and Parental Responsibility in a Florida Divorce?
Children whose parents are going through a divorce sometimes need to seek professional help to cope with the emotional and mental toll of losing their family unit as they have known it. This may be in the form of seeing a psychologist, psychiatrist, or other mental health provider. These professionals may make conclusions about… Read More »
Is Social Media Affecting Your Child Custody Case?
It’s no surprise that social media is a huge part of many peoples’ lives. And, some people tend to vent about anything and everything on their social media channels, without necessarily thinking about potential consequences down the line. One of these potential consequences can become a real concern if you find yourself in the… Read More »
Why Might a Mother Lose Custody in Florida?
The United States’ family courts are notorious for granting a majority of custody to mothers, but every once and awhile, they will determine that the mom is not in fact a good role model for the child, or even that the mom is unfit. When this happens, the courts may terminate the mother’s custody… Read More »
When is a Psychological Evaluation Necessary in a Child Custody Case?
Child custody cases can become very heated, often resulting in name calling and unfounded accusations. This does neither the parents nor the child any good as it only extends the custody determination process. This is especially true when one or both parents accuse the other of being “unfit.” When a judge hears that a… Read More »
Infant Custody Arrangements in Florida Divorce
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 »
My Spouse Left With the Children – What Do I Do?
When two parents decide to get a divorce, one will typically move out of the family home to make the living situation less tense. Usually, the children will stay with the parent that chose to stay in the family home, but occasionally, one parent will take the kids with them to stay at a… Read More »
What To Do (and Not To Do) When Your Former Spouse Refuses to Follow Custody Orders
The most difficult part of divorce, for most individuals, is the fact that they now have to split up their time with their children. Child custody agreements are difficult for parents to come to, as each parent feels that he or she deserves more time with the children than the other. However, while most… Read More »
Gender Bias in Custody?
Divorce can be a stressful process, and is even more stressful when there are children involved. Both parents may feel a strong right to primary custody. But there is a longstanding understanding that women are more likely than men to receive primary custody or a more favorable custody order. Is that true? Trends are… Read More »
Parenting through Divorce
Divorce can certainly throw a wrench into parenting, particularly if the divorce is particularly contentious or complicated. For many divorcing parents, settling property disputes, drafting an agreement, and going to court can seem like the most logical priorities because they obviously involve the parties’ legal interests. But it would be a mistake for divorcing… Read More »
Woman in Custody Case Flees to Native Reservation
The Associated Press reports that a retired high school teacher has fled into the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Montana in order to avoid sharing custody of her two grandsons with her son-in-law. Patsy Fercho and her husband cared for their daughter’s two sons after their daughter, who had allegedly been facing addiction and… Read More »