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What types of custody are awarded in Florida

The Florida Family law specifically do not make a designation of “custody” of a child; rather the courts require a parenting plan that sets forth each parent’s responsibility for making major decisions affecting the children and a time-sharing schedule detailing when the children will spend time with each parent.  The court can order sole parental [..]

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Divorce in Florida – What is Discovery and how long does it take?

Discovery is part of your divorce process in which the attorneys attempt to learn as much about the facts of your case as possible.  Through a variety of methods, both lawyers will request information from you, your spouse, and potential witnesses in your case. Both you and your spouse are required to complete Financial Affidavits [..]

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Grandparent Visitation

We can now handle Petitions for Grandparent Visitation.  Under Florida Law Grandparents can now petition for visitation of a minor child whose parents are deceased, missing, or in a persistent vegetative state, or whose one parent is deceased, missing, or in a persistent vegetative state and whose other parent has been convicted of a felony or [..]

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Divorce in Florida – Questions and Answers

My spouse has told me he or she will never “give me” a divorce.  Can I get one in Florida anyway? Yes. Florida does not require that your spouse “agree to” a divorce. If your spouse threatens to “not give you a divorce,” know that in Florida this is an idle threat without any basis [..]

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