Tag Archives: Boca Raton Child Custody Lawyers
Children’s Passport Issuance Alert Program (CPIAP)
If you’re currently going through a divorce or are separated from your spouse, you may have concerns about him or her trying to take your child out of the country. If your child doesn’t have a passport and is under the age of 16, it is required to have consent from both parents to… Read More »
Grandparents Visitation Rights In Florida
A divorce or separation of parents usually means that extended family members may not get a chance to spend time with the children. The parents may not always agree on how much access grandparents may have to children after the parents are no longer together, and the situation may lead to grandparents wanting to… Read More »
Does A Father Have A Right To Be In The Delivery Room During The Birth Of His Child?
Delivering a child is one of the most difficult things a woman has to go through in motherhood. For most women, having a support person in the delivery room can help with the labor and delivery process. Conversely, having someone present who causes stress can stall labor and make the delivery more difficult. This… Read More »
Reasons a Parent Might Be Granted Full Custody
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 »
Who Gets Custody of Embryos in a Florida Divorce?
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 »
Understanding Grandparent Rights in Florida
Once upon a time, Florida had a statute that gave grandparents visitation rights to a child in the event that the child’s parents passed away. However, the Supreme Court of Florida eventually did away with that law, saying that a parent has a right to raise his or her child as they see fit,… Read More »
What to Do When Your Child Does Not Want to See His or Her Other Parent
As a parent, it is never easy to share custody of a child, and it never gets any easier to send the child back to their other parent’s home when it is his or her time for visitation. However, when a child turns to their mother or father at the time of pickup or… Read More »
How Is Custody Determined When an Unmarried Couple Splits?
More and more couples these days are opting to have children out of wedlock. Some couples simply choose to go the non-traditional route, while others are not legally able to get married in the state of Florida, such as same-sex couples. While there is no harm in opting out of marriage, should you and… Read More »
Are Your Text Messages Hurting Your Chances in Your Child Custody Case?
Today’s people are texting more and talking less, with today’s average adult spending 23 hours a week texting. According to a study done by Nielsen Mobile, Americans exchange twice as many texts as they do phone calls. With those numbers in mind, you would think that we would take a little more care in… Read More »
Forensics and the Best Interests of the Child
In the state of Florida, courts place children and form parenting plans for divorced or separated parents based on the “best interests of the child” standard. There are several factors courts use to investigate what these interests are and how they will best be served. One newer method is to consult a forensic expert… Read More »