Written by attorney Guichard St. Surin

How will the Florida court determine where my children should reside after the divorce?


The Florida court will determine such by looking at the factors listed in Florida Chapter 61.13 which address the time-sharing agreement. The court always looks at what is in the best interest of the child, which parent is going to facilitate and encourage a close relationship with the other parent. Also, are they in a stable living environment already? How difficult is it going to be to transition the child from such environment, their schooling, and background? And also several other factors listed in Chapter 61.13.

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