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Child Custody Tag

Sole Custody Frequently Asked Question: I'm a Miami, Florida resident who wants "sole custody" of my child - I don't trust the father (or mother) with my son (or daughter).   Answer: In the State of Florida, it is public policy to encourage separated or divorced parents to share in...

Collect Child Support A lot of questions posed to Miami family law attorneys revolve around the collection of child support payments. Under Florida Statute 61.1301 (2014), most child support payments are made by income deduction (commonly referred to as "garnishment"), which is typically established when the Florida...

What is a Parenting Plan? In a Florida Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce) Proceeding, if the divorcing couple has minor children they must devise a "Parenting Plan". Of course, the first question that I am usually asked after telling my client that we need to develop a "parenting...

Florida Child Visitation Rights & Electronic Communication Florida Child Visitation Rights. Sometimes life events interferes with the quality of the  relationship that you would like to foster with your son or daughter. Be it that you had to move, your schedule at work is cumbersome or...

What is A Child's Primary Residence As we've mentioned in a prior post, the mother of the child does not automatically receive custody of the children in a Florida Divorce. Instead, the courts make the determination using the best interest of the child standard. Under Florida Statute...