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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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More Children Being Raised By Grandparents

I have noticed in my Ocala family law practice that more and more Grandparents are raising their grandchildren, either by an informal agreement or by seeking a court order for Custody by Extended ...
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What is the Cost to the Children: Florida Divorce Impact to the Children

I have blogged here recently on a shift of the court to a more equal time-sharing structure between the divorcing parents. I wanted to tie this in with a blog post on parents behavior during the ...
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Traveling Out of the Country with Children: the Passport Issue

I am frequently asked by a very concerned parent, "I am afraid that my child's other parent is going to take the children to ____________ (any country out of the US) and not bring them back. ...
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