Child Custody

Establishing Paternity in Sarasota Florida

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Establishing Paternity in Sarasota is identifying the child’s legal father. Paternity gives legal rights and benefits to both parents, and the child. Rights and Benefits the Child Will Potentially Receive Medical history of the family Child will know his/her father Birth Certificate lists the mother and father Health insurance mandated for the child Child support…

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Divorce Preparation: 6 To-Do’s

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If you are thinking about filing for divorce, there are several things to keep in mind before starting the process. Divorce preparation is one of the most important things to do before filing. Below are six tips to help you get ready. Divorce Preparation in 6 Ways Organize Your Financial Documents When preparing to file…

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Florida Divorce Law: Important Things to Know

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Florida Divorce Requirements If you’ve made the decision to file for a Florida divorce, either you or your spouse are required to be a Florida state resident or a member of the armed forces and stationed within the state. When both parties feel there are irreconcilable differences, ending the marriage can be agreed upon in…

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Can My Ex-spouse Leave the State With My Children?

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Relocation cases are some of the most difficult family separation┬ácases to resolve. On the one hand, Florida recognizes the personal freedom a parent should have to pursue a better life in another state. On the other hand, Florida knows how detrimental that move can be to the relationship between the children and the parent who…

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Who Retains Child Custody After a Florida Divorce?

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Child Custody in Florida When parents divorce or separate, one of the key issues is always how they will share the responsibility of caring for their children. In an ideal world, where parents are thinking in terms of their children’s best interest, they would be able to easily agree on a child custody arrangement by…

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Types of Custody in a Florida Divorce

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Child Custody in Florida is┬áby far one of the most emotional and difficult issues divorcing couples will have to have to face. The same is true for un-married couples involved in paternity and custody disputes. Although Florida Law used to favor the mother, the current version of Florida Statute Chapter 61.13 does not favor the…

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