Category Archives: Timesharing
When Do Florida Courts Award Sole Custody?
When marriages involving minor children end, the parties must address several issues regarding their children. One of them is making a parenting and visitation schedule. While Florida courts prefer to divide custody and parental responsibilities in an equal manner, there are situations in which a court may award sole custody to one of the… Read More »
What Is Parental Time-Sharing In Florida And How Does It Work?
When parents seek a divorce in Florida, they must decide who will have custody of the children. If they cannot reach an agreement on their own, they may need the court to decide the child custody arrangement for them. Let’s discuss how parental time-sharing works in Florida. If your divorce involves children, you may… Read More »
What Is An Ex Parte Custody Order In Florida And When Do You Need One?
It is not uncommon for divorced parents to seek an ex parte custody order when they are concerned about the physical and emotional safety of their children. Below, we will discuss everything you need to know about ex parte custody orders and when it is appropriate to ask the court to issue the order…. Read More »
How To Create An Age-Appropriate Parenting Plan After A Divorce?
One of the most challenging parts of a divorce is having to spend time apart from your kids. However, divorced parents are encouraged to create parenting plans to make sure that the children spend time with both parents following a divorce. While anyone can create a parenting plan, it is vital to make sure… Read More »
What To Do If My Ex Disobeys A Child Custody Order?
Parents are obligated to comply with the terms of a child custody order and parenting plan upon divorce. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for parents to disobey custody orders following a divorce. If your ex-spouse is not following the court order, you can file a motion to hold them in contempt of court. If… Read More »
What Are The Penalties For Violating A Parenting Plan In Florida?
Under Florida law, parents must create a parenting plan when getting a divorce or establishing paternity. When the judge approves the parenting plan, it becomes a legally binding and enforceable document that must be followed by both parents. However, a parent may struggle to adhere to the parenting plan and end up violating it…. Read More »
What is the Standard Parenting Time Plan in Florida?
When writing a parenting plan following a divorce or separation in Florida, many parents may come across the term “Standard Parenting Time Plan.” But what does it mean when creating a parenting plan? If you are trying to find the best custody arrangement and timesharing schedule for your particular situation after a divorce or… Read More »
What to Do if Co-Parents Disagree About COVID-19 Vaccination?
As many countries around the globe, including the United States, are administering COVID-19 vaccinations, not all parents agree to vaccinate their children. But what happens when co-parents disagree about vaccinating their kids in Florida? How to resolve a dispute regarding the COVID-19 vaccine when parents are divorced or separated? If you or your ex-spouse… Read More »
What to Do if Co-Parents Disagree on In-Person vs. Virtual School Learning?
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges for everyone, and divorced parents are no exception. For many co-parents, choosing between in-person and virtual school learning may be the hardest decision in the COVID-19 era. While many co-parents can decide whether they want their children to go back to school in person or opt for… Read More »
Situations in Which a Parent Can Surrender Certain Parental Rights in Florida
It is not easy to be a parent, especially if you are a divorced parent sharing custody with your former spouse. Certain situations and events in life may affect your custody and timesharing arrangement. In some cases, a parent may feel the need to surrender certain parental rights to others, including their own parent…. Read More »