Monthly Archives: October 2022
Can Child Support be Modified When a Parent Fails to Exercise Timesharing?
In specific circumstances, Florida courts can modify child support if a parent does not exercise time-sharing in a court-ordered parenting plan. First, the basics: A parenting plan is a document that allocates time-sharing in a divorce or paternity case. The biggest variables in the child support calculation are parent incomes and the amount of… Read More »
What is Temporary Custody by Extended Family Member?
Temporary custody by extended family member allows relatives within the third degree by blood or marriage to obtain legal custody of a child. Relatives within the third degree include grandparents, aunts, and uncles. Florida law has been expanded to allow “fictive kin” to seek temporary custody. “Fictive kin” includes non-relatives with whom the child… Read More »