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No Blank Checks On Parent Request to Relocate with Child

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In January 2017, The First District Appeals Court ruled that courts are not allowed to pre-judge what is in the “child’s best interest” when a parent requests permission to relocate with a child at some unspecfied future date, especially when it is uncertain whether and when such a relocation will occur. Kathleen and Mark… Read More »

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How to Arrange a Time-Sharing Schedule During a Divorce

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Divorce is very tough on children. They are forced to adapt to a new schedule of being shuttled back and forth and usually end up living in two different homes, or not seeing one parent a majority of the time. With all of this change, it’s important for your child’s life to have as much… Read More »

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What Affects a Judge’s Child Custody Decision?

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Going through a divorce is never easy. It’s a time of arguing and disagreements, and it’s even worse when kids are involved. When you and your spouse can’t come to an agreement on child custody, a judge will step in and make the decision for you. A judge will make his or her decision… Read More »

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What Process Follows a Contested Relocation Request?

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You may or may not know the process of a parent relocation in instances where one parent is moving and wants to take the child with them. The parent that is moving is required to give notice within 60 days of the move. The notice is received by the other parent and the other… Read More »

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Custody Law: Do I Need to File Anything to Legal Relocate my Child?

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In a divorce, it is common for parents to live in different states, making it difficult to decide which parent their children should live with. In Florida, laws provide strict procedures that the parents must follow before moving their children to a different state. Child custody in Florida Florida law aims to give each… Read More »

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What Are Included in Grandparent Rights

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Divorce not only impacts a couple’s immediate family; it can also impact a grandparent’s ability to see their grandchildren. Grandparents have the right to be granted custody of their grandchildren or even court-mandated visitation with their grandchildren. Legislation has been put into place over the past 35 years to ensure that grandparents do have… Read More »

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Legal Differences Between Voluntary and Contested Relocation with Children

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In today’s economy it has become increasingly common for people to relocate for stable jobs and other financial support. This can become difficult for divorced people who share custody of their children. If a divorced couple that shares custody of their children needs to relocate over 50 miles away from the other parent, a… Read More »

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