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How to Create a Holiday Visitation Schedule

Creating a child visitation schedule takes time and effort, but it pays off. A reliable child custody schedule prevents any confusion between parents and children about visitation times and other ...
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Timesharing in Florida and Parental Responsibility

Florida child custody laws require specific provisions and allocations to be included in each final order for child custody. These provisions pertain to the child’s upbringing, the child’s ...
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What is Contempt?

When it comes to a divorce, there are cases where the circumstances of one or both parties have changed. Despite the existence of the modification process, sometimes an ex-spouse does not fulfill his ...
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Dealing with Divorce in Your 20's

Studies have shown that the younger a person marries, the more likely it is the marriage ends in divorce. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 60% of marriages for couples between ...
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Best Interests of the Child Factors in Florida

When divorcing parents enter court to determine child custody arrangements, judges in Florida will examine the best interests of the child in order to come to a decision. While the state law ...
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How to Enforce Court Orders

Is your ex is refusing to comply with the court orders? Whether you have had the terms of your divorce finalized in courts or have requested relief for a matter such as child support, your ex is bound ...
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Child Support App Offers a Neutral Exchange of Information

For many Florida parents, interacting with their former spouse is no easier after a divorce than it was in the months or years leading to the end of their marriage. However, the need to relay ...
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Florida Child Custody Disputes: Elian Gonzalez Turns 20

Florida residents likely remember the international child custody dispute over Elian Gonzalez, the Cuban boy who was rescued after he and his mother's boat sunk off the coast of Florida. His ...
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Divorce with Children: Are there any benefits?

No Florida parent has likely ever gone through a divorce without worrying about the effects it might have on his or her children. Most assume that divorce will have extremely negative effects on the ...
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Second Paternity Suit Against Michael Jordan Dismissed

Florida residents may remember an old saying that people only know who their fathers are because their mothers told them. These days, what may matter more than the mother's word is the often ...
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Can Florida Divorces with Children Help Children?

Some couples will stay together even though it is clear that they should split up. There are a variety of reasons why a couple might stay married, but usually it is when children are involved that ...
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How Florida Parents Can Help Their Children Weather a Divorce

No one will ever say that divorce is easy. In fact, many well-meaning family and friends will say that their own divorce was the most trying experience they ever had to go through. However, if divorce ...
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The Lies Florida Residents Believe About Divorce

While it may be challenging to see it this way, especially when you are in the throws of an extremely difficult divorce, our friends are not always giving us the best advice. In one respect, the ...
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New Developments in Native American Child Custody Case

New developments have come to light in a high profile child custody case involving the question of Native American tribal law. Florida readers of this blog may have heard about the case of baby ...
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Family Law Debate: Parental Rights in Making Medical Decisions

In some cases, parents do not have total control over the lives of their children. Certain parents who have specific religious or philosophical beliefs, for example, may find themselves up against the ...
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Child Custody and Guardianship: Special Needs Woman Wants Freedom

Child custody cases take many different forms. Some child custody matters arise when two Florida parents are going through a divorce. Others involve a special needs child who requires legal ...
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Parents Have Eventual Win in Unusual Child Custody Case

For Florida parents, the most frightening experience imaginable is the loss of their child. Whether through illness, catastrophe or natural disaster, parents have a deeply ingrained fear of losing the ...
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Media Mogul Murdoch Files for Divorce from Wife After 14 years

Back in 1999, media mogul Rupert Murdoch married his third wife, Wendi Deng. Now, just a short 14 years later, he has filed for divorce. It may not come as a surprise to anyone in Florida that the ...
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New Florida Legislation a Win for Family Law

There is a lot more to family law than most people imagine. Although family law does often deal with the topics commonly associated with divorce and custody issues, there is more to family law than ...
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New Child Custody Arrangements Cause for Florida Celebration

Child custody is always an emotional subject, no matter what the circumstances. Of course, certain situations make child custody arrangements even more emotional. For some Florida parents and their ...
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Child custody Dispute? Resolve It in the Courtroom

Child custody battles, like those that take place in Florida courtrooms, often leave one parent unhappy with the outcome. While this feeling is common at first, most parents eventually accept the ...
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Child Custody Battle Ends: Florida Boys Returned to Grandparents

Child custody proceedings are often referred to as "battles" when they are really just disagreements between two parties. Unfortunately, there are extreme cases when child custody ...
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Child Custody a Concern for Military Parents in Florida

The question of child custody is constantly on the mind of every parent who is considering filing for legal separation or divorce. However, future child custody issues should not have to be considered ...
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Patraeus, Allen Help Jill Kelley's Sister in Child Custody Case

Virtue is one of the most important characteristics that a good parent should instill in their children. Furthermore, if a parent lacks virtue, this could affect their child custody battle in court. ...
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Holiday Parenting Plans Can Be Source of Conflict for Co-Parents

The holidays can be stressful for some people, due to dealing with family obligations. For divorced parents this can be even more stressful when parents argue over the holiday plans for their ...
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