Category Archives: Paternity
What Happens When Parents Disagree About Vaccinating their Children?
How do parents in Florida resolve disagreement about vaccinating their children, including disagreement over the COVID vaccination? Courts are required to grant parents “shared parental responsibility” unless it would be detrimental to their child. “Shared parental responsibility” means major decisions affecting the child are to be made after the parents confer and reach an… Read More »
What Are Included in Grandparent Rights
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 »
What is the Legal Process of Divorce in Florida?
The state of Florida attempts to make the divorce process as simple and as stress free as possible. Divorce is never easy, so it is important to understand the entire process before you go through it. This article will take you through the steps that should be completed during the process of a divorce. It… Read More »
What Determines my Child Visitation Rights as a Father?
Divorce can be a trying time on families. Having to divide custody in a way that everyone agrees on can be difficult and may not always result in the best outcome. So how do you define your rights to custody and visitation as a father? In the state of Florida there’s several ways to… Read More »
What to Expect in Divorce Court
Unfortunate as it is, relationships can deteriorate over time, to the extent that the two spouses agree the best solution is to go their own ways. When a marriage deteriorates in this manner, the result is typically a divorce, which is the legal dissolution of a marriage and all of the assets associated with… Read More »
What Every Father Should Know About Paternity Leave
As many people know, expecting and new mothers are generally granted some form of paid maternity leave to spend time at home with the newborn baby. In fact, most states require employers to give new mothers a regulated amount of paid maternity leave. Social studies have shown that parents spending more time washing, changing… Read More »
Common Ways to Establish Paternity in Florida
There are many reasons for wanting to legally establish the paternity of a child. A woman might want to prove, or deny the paternity of a particular man. A man might want to prove or deny his paternity of a particular child, for similar reasons. A woman might want to establish paternity for a… Read More »