6 Things to Consider When Creating a Visitation Schedule

When going through a divorce there are many difficult things that you will have to get through. For couples with children, making a visitation schedule is typically going to be the hardest. Both parents want to be able to see their children as much as possible, which makes conflict almost inevitable. Whenever possible, however, it is best to work together to come up with a visitation schedule that will work for Read More

What You Need to Know About Relocation and Child Custody in Florida

Divorce and child custody in Florida can be a somewhat tricky procedure. A parent with custody in the Sunshine State who wants to move a child more than 50 miles away for more than 60 days must inform the other parent by law AND obtain consent. If consent is not given by the other parent, a court order MUST be obtained. There are several different possible outcomes based on how the other parent feels about the move Read More

How a DUI Charge Can Impact Your Family Law Case – Part 2

As we discussed last month, if you are charged with a DUI, it can throw a very significant wrench into your family law case and be a devastating blow to your chances of achieving things like shared responsibility or custody over your children. But what if the shoe was on the other foot? What happens if you are involved in a child custody battle or some other family law dispute and the OTHER parent has drinking issues Read More

How a DUI Charge Can Impact Your Family Law Case – Part 1

Being charged with a DUI, or Driving Under the Influence, can create a variety of problems if you’re involved with a child custody or other family law case. If you are currently fighting a custody battle and worried about a DUI conviction, give us a call so that we can discuss your situation! A DUI in the distant past is not helpful in a custody case, but a savvy lawyer should be able to mitigate the negative impact. Read More

Florida Divorce: Five Tips for Avoiding a Contentious Child Custody Battle

Divorces are very difficult and emotional in the best of circumstances, and making decisions about an emotional issue like child custody when emotions are already running high is very difficult. In this blog entry, I’m going to offer five suggestions to help keep this difficult process from becoming contentious. No one benefits from an ugly custody battle - especially your kids! Remember that you and your spouse are Read More

Florida Child Custody: Understanding the Basics

Issues involving child custody are the most contentious elements in many divorces, and no wonder—it’s emotionally difficult for all parties, and it’s genuinely important that the best interests of the children are protected. It can be even more stressful when you don’t understand what’s going on. In this blog entry, we will shed some light on how this process works here in Florida. In Florida, shared custody is Read More