I was told I would have to have a two bedroom apartment to get joint custody of my boys.
Unless you were told that information by an attorney, I would disregard it. To properly answer your questions and address your concerns, the best way to handle this is by retaining an experienced FL matrimonial attorney. Use AVVO's Find a Lawyer tool to select a qualified attorney. Good luck. THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE! YOU NEED TO SPEAK TO AN ATTORNEY WHO IS LICENSED IN YOUR STATE FOR LEGAL ADVICE. This is merely suggestions for you to think about in discussing your situation with the local attorney.
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There is no such law. That being said, you should have at a minimum, a real bed (e.g. pull out sofa) for the children or yourself to sleep on in another room. Furthermore, you should be aware that while there is no "law" common sense dictates that there are certain issues (e.g. privacy with regard to you have an intimate guest overnight, lack of privacy for the children or space for their belongings) with regard to which you will be vulnerable. The best interests of the child are always paramount in the court's decision making. Thus, no one can guarantee that this will not have an impact on the outcome.
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There is no Florida law that says each child needs his own bedroom. In your case both children are boys, making it even less of an issue. Obviously, they need to have a designated sleeping area (ie. they can sleep in your room and you can sleep on the couch) when they are with you. I suggest that you speak with a Florida Family Law attorney.
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