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Parenting Plan Tag

We frequently receive questions from callers who are thrown off course by the language used by the Florida Family Courts. From time to time, we like to make sure that we are absolutely clear when we define our terms.  A common issue that we see stems...

Shared Parental Responsibility Under Florida Statute 61.046 , shared parental responsibility  is defined as "a court-ordered relationship in which both parents retain full parental rights and responsibilities with respect to their child and in which both parents confer with each other so that major decisions affecting...

Jurisdiction in Miami, FL Child Custody Disputes I have a dispute with my child(ren)'s parent with regards to our active Florida Parenting Plan. Where can I file the action? In Miami, Florida divorces involving children, the petitioner must file what is known as a UCCJEA (Uniform Child Custody Judicial...

One of the first questions that I like to ask when speaking with a caller regarding filing for a divorce in Florida is whether or not they have discussed a Marital Settlement Agreement with their spouse. Marital settlement agreements are basically just written contracts made between...

Parental Time Sharing Florida courts strongly favor parenting plans (also commonly referred to as time-sharing agreements) that emphasize the sharing of time between both parents because it is usually in the best interest of the child to do so. However, under certain circumstances, Florida family courts...

Florida Parenting Plan Florida Parenting Plan. In a Florida Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce) Proceeding, if the divorcing couple has minor children they must devise a "Parenting Plan”. What must be included within the plan? In a Florida Divorce proceeding, a parenting plan must (at the  minimum) describe in...

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...