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Florida Child Custody: No, You Can’t Just Take Your Kid
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As a parent, being separated from your child can be a very difficult time, especially if you don’t have custody of that child.
 
Last month, Alan Green picked up his 5-year-old daughter Alexandria from her grandparents’ house in Dunnellon. Alexandria’s grandparents are her legal guardians and Green was getting his daughter for a planned two-hour visit.
 
However, when Green didn’t return with Alexandria at the appointed time, authorities… Read More [+]


6 Benefits of Joint Custody in Florida
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When you divorce your spouse, having to continue seeing them regularly is probably the last thing you want to do. If you have children together, though, you have to look past your own desires to think about what is best for them.
 
Beyond this, even if you do not want to share custody, the reality is that you will most likely have to. The state of Florida believes that… Read More [+]


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 [+]