Child Custody

Can my ex stop me from taking my child on vacation?

Raising a child is a rewarding experience, and many Florida parents want to create special memories with their child. Going on vacation together is a great way to do this. However, taking your child on vacation can become complicated if you are sharing custody with a...

Co-parenting during the holidays

The holiday season is here, and that can bring new challenges for you and your co-parent as you decide how to approach custody. If you do not have a custody order in place through a Florida court, now might be a good time to start the process. How courts decide on...

How can we help our kids settle in during and after divorce?

Divorce can leave kids feeling trapped between two homes that do not truly feel like home. This can cause stress, anxiety and a whole host of other issues. However, parents can work together to make sure that both homes feel like home. The importance of home...

When do I stop receiving child support?

For many divorcing parents, there are no more contentious issues than child support and child custody. All parents believe they are the best parents, and no parent wants their money wasted, even if that waste is just perceived. This is why litigation over these two...

How will you handle your child support issues in court?

Child support disputes are the types of situations that oftentimes end up in courtroom litigation simply because these issues can be so contentious and the parents involved cannot agree. If you are facing a child support dispute in a Florida court, how will you handle...

Modifying a child custody order after a Florida divorce

Most Floridians who have gone through a divorce involving issues of asset division, alimony, child custody and child support assume that the judge’s signature on the final order closes all issues between the divorcing spouses. As we all know, life is uncertain, and...

How does joint custody work in Florida?

Many children in Florida benefit from having two caring parents, even if those parents are no longer together. People may assume that joint custody means that the child will spend equal time with each parent and that each parent will share equal responsibility when it...

Parenting plans and the minimum requirements for court approval

All aspects of a Florida divorce can be challenging. From property division to alimony to matters related to children, the situation will inevitably be emotionally draining and worrisome. A common topic for dispute centers around children, custody and parenting time....

What can I do to make co-parenting easier?

Divorce can become complicated, especially for high net-worth couples. However, when kids are involved, those complications only grow, and kids necessitate an ongoing relationship, well after a divorce is finalized. This is why most parents are looking for advice on...

Planning summer vacations with the kids after divorce

Vacations can be a great way for families to spend quality time together and make some memories to last a lifetime. With summer just around the corner, many parents are starting to plan their family vacations for when the kids are out of school. If you and your...