Category Archives: parenting plans
Preparing for the Holidays: Four Tips to Help You Make a Parenting Plan
While the holiday season often brings great joy to families across Florida, we all know that the holidays can also be overwhelming and stressful. A study published by the American Psychological Association (APA) found that two thirds of people report that the holidays sometimes make them feel ‘stressed out’ and ‘fatigued’. For parents who… Read More »
Can a Child Choose Custody in Clearwater, Florida?
In Florida, child custody and visitation issues are handled under the state’s best interests of the child statute. Family law courts will work to find a child custody or shared parenting arrangement that is best for the health, safety, social development, and overall well being of the child. This raises an important question: Can… Read More »
How are Multi-State Child Custody Cases Resolved?
In the modern world, it is not uncommon for people to move between states. This can make certain family law cases significantly more challenging to resolve. Most notably, if you are involved in a child custody dispute, and your child’s other parent lives in another state, there will be an additional layer of complexity… Read More »
My Ex Keeps Breaking the Child Custody/Visitation Agreement
You probably felt a tremendous amount of relief on the day your child custody/visitation case was settled. Having a clear agreement in place can relieve a lot of confusion and stress. Unfortunately, for many Florida parents, this is not always the end of the legal process. For an agreement to mean anything, your ex… Read More »
What You Need to Know About Virtual Visitation (Electronic Communication) Rights in Florida
Time spent with your children is precious. It should not be interfered with or interrupted for any reason. For non-custodial parents (parents who do not live with their kids on a full-time basis), this time is even more important as it is inherently limited. One of the great advantages of modern technology is that… Read More »
Florida Family Law: What You Need to Know About Parenting Plans
While going through a divorce is never easy for a family, it is particularly challenging when young children are involved. To try to help ease the transition for families in this position, Chapter 61 of the Florida Statutes requires that splitting parents create an official court-approved parenting plan. A parenting plan, also sometimes referred… Read More »