In the State of Florida, the temporary custody of minor children can be awarded to an extended family member. Chapter 751 of the Florida Statues, sets forth the requirements that must be met in order... more
The Court considers a variety of factors in making its determination, but each factorseeks to determine the best interest of the child. The Court may give weightedconsideration to factors which... more
My child wishes to live with me. Can I get primary physical custody?
The good news is that the law changed as of January 1, 2012 to allow the child's voice to be heard in family court. This law... more
Child custody and visitation is usually the most important issue when a relationship is ending and is probably the most contentious. Most people want to know how the court will decide which parent... more
A child custody case is often among the most divisive and personally visceral case one can litigate, from both the attorneys and partys point of view.
A custody order can go a long way to helping... more
Ahh, summer time.For children its that magical time of the year when they are off school.For divorced parents it can be a switch in the usual custody plan.Every parenting plan has different language... more
SM's are often used when parents are having serious child custody issues related to custody, visitation schedule changes, transportation, religion, schools, behavior problems, activities and health... more
The first question a court will ask during a custody dispute is, “Has a custodial environment been established?” The second question the court will ask is, “What is in the best interest of the child?”... more
The definition of the family unit has changed drastically over the last several decades. With the increasing acceptance of same-sex couples, families in Massachusetts can be composed of two parents... more