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Archive for the ‘Child Custody’ Category

What Is Florida’s “Responsible Parent Act”?
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When the court orders a parent to pay child support, that parent is bound by a legal agreement to do just that. Failing to meet the agreement may result in contempt of court charges and civil or even criminal penalties.
 
If you pay child support, or are thinking about divorce and may have to pay child support in the future, it is important to pay attention to Florida’s family… Read More [+]


You Can Get Arrested If You Refuse to Give Up Your Child
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Child custody can be a tough arrangement. It’s hard enough to give up your child, much less to a person who you may still be at odds with. However, where Florida custody arrangements are concerned, what the judge says goes. If you try to defy a judge’s child custody ruling, the consequences are incredibly serious – you could even end up behind bars.
 
That’s exactly what happened to Jimmy… Read More [+]


Reasons You Can (and Can’t) Change Your Child Custody Arrangement
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When a judge gives you and your ex a child custody arrangement (called “time sharing” in Florida), it may be an arrangement that fits your child’s needs at the time. As all parents know, though, children are always growing and their needs are always changing. Moreover, parental circumstances that may impact time sharing can change as well. A few years down the line, everyone may benefit more from a different… Read More [+]


After Mom’s DUI, Dad Wins Custody of Daughter, Sons’ Remains
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All too often, we are reminded that drinking and driving poses a serious risk to our safety, the safety of our loved ones, and the safety of everyone else on the road. A recent tragedy from Yulee also shows how quickly drinking and driving can rock our worlds as a parent, especially a parent fighting for child custody.
 
Tonya Capallia-Eason was at a child’s Halloween party and had a… Read More [+]


Your Rights as a Custodial or Noncustodial Parent
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When you get divorced, your role as a parent may change drastically. Before divorce, you were probably living with your child and it was easier to communicate on parenting styles and which parent would pay for what expenses. Now that you and your ex are moving out and splitting up, you won’t see your child as much and more responsibilities will have to be divided.
 
During divorce proceedings, the… Read More [+]