• How to Announce Your Divorce to Your Children

    January 29, 2017

    Announcing divorce to your child (or children) is one of the most difficult tasks for any parent. You might be worried about your child’s reaction and behavior toward your decision. Telling your child about your divorce is never easy or pleasant; however there are some tips that will help you to help them understand and accept the situation. (more…)

  • Infographic : What all court considers in the case of child custody?

    November 30, 2016

    Child custody is certainly a serious issue for everyone. The couple who is opting for divorce usually head for child custody cases. However, terms and conditions for child custody are different for different places. There are several factors that are looked upon by the court in the case of child custody. The factors are not just limited to: The character and send of responsibility each parent has The desire of the child, in case the child is of an adequate age can inform the court of what he or she wants If a parent can provide stable home life to the child and can bear all the needs and requirements of the child The amount of love and affection the child shares with the parents The relationship of child with each and

  • Reasons to Hire a Child Custody Lawyer

    November 18, 2016

    A child custody lawyer can help soon-to-be-divorced or separated parents in serving the best interests of their child by determining the most appropriate child custody and timesharing arrangement. Child custody and timesharing schedules are often some of the most challenging issues in a divorce, and hiring a good, qualified lawyer can help you exercise your rights to your child. Important reasons to hire a child custody lawyer in Florida include: (more…)

  • Changes in Child Custody

    September 21, 2016

    In recent years, the notion of custody has considerably evolved which clearly reflects the changing views of society about family and child rearing and the court itself. In the past, custody was chiefly a matter of which parent had primary status and which parent had secondary status with respect to residency and childcare responsibility. Today, the focus remains on involving both the parents in the lives of their children as equally as possible; the idea of primary and secondary custody is considered obsolete. Child custody is widely defined as the parenting, care and raising of a minor child. The child custody attorney in Boca Raton, as elsewhere, assists the parties in answering the following questions and designing a Parent

  • How to Find a Good Child Custody Attorney in Boca Raton

    July 25, 2016

    Like the rest of Florida, Boca Raton and Palm Beach County residents follow the all-too-common trend of getting married, having children and getting divorced. Cases of divorce quite often bring with them child custody cases, and parents should start looking for a good child custody attorney in Boca Raton to win the legal battle and keep their children. With so many attorneys available, here are a few tips to help you find a good child custody attorney in Boca Raton: "Word-of-mouth” can help you a lot to find a good child custody attorney in Boca Raton and Palm Beach County. Take their referrals seriously as their references come with their own set of experiences. Make sure that the child custody attorney you’re goi

  • How to Choose the Best Child Custody Lawyer in Boca Raton?

    June 20, 2016

    Are you searching for the best child custody lawyer in Boca Raton? A child custody lawyer can help parents who have decided to divorce negotiate timesharing/visitation schedules and calculate child support, either by agreement or in court. Before considering the services of a particular lawyer in Boca Raton, make sure to: Compare child custody lawyers in your area: Find out the best child custody lawyers in your area; compare their rates, experience and reputation. Keep in mind that cost, while an important element, should not be the primary reason for a selecting the right attorney for you and your specific needs. Get references and recommendations: Ask friends and family for recommendations before hiring a child custody la

  • Alimony Bill Vetoed by Florida Governor

    April 28, 2016

    Florida Governor Rick Scott vetoed SB 668, objecting to a 50/50 time-sharing provision in the bill that would have mandated that the courts presume equal time-sharing between parents is in the best interest of the child. This means that the presumption remains that permanent alimony should be awarded in a divorce case in which the parties are married 17 years or more. The veto also means that there is no “bright-line” age at which one is entitled to retire and automatically to get a modification of alimony. It will continue to be a case-by-case analysis. The veto also means that there is no set formula to determine the amount of alimony. The proposed legislation would have included a formula based upon the disparity in i

  • What is the Best Way to Handle Child Custody?

    October 15, 2013

    In child custody disputes, Florida family courts put the best interest of the child first. However, the courts cannot know your personal family situation the way you do. You and your spouse are in the best position to decide what is best for your child. A Palm Beach child custody attorney can help negotiate with your partner to find agreeable childcare arrangements. Today, Florida couples are encouraged to adopt a parenting plan that allows each parent the opportunity to share responsibility for the child. The changing view of the courts reflects changing societal views about parenting. While parents tend to compete for custody and control of the child, the child needs to maintain a healthy relationship with each parent. Unless the

  • How Does Florida Handle Child Custody?

    July 15, 2013

    As of 2008, Florida child custody laws changed dramatically to reflect changes in modern society. Child custody is no longer automatically awarded to the mother. Mothers and fathers are now both considered to share responsibility for the needs of their children. One thing that did not change is that Florida child custody laws and courts always put the best interests of the children first when making any decision about child custody and support. Since it is increasingly common for both parents to work, both are also expected to contribute to child support payments. While child support and alimony payments used to be the responsibility of the father, today both parties can be required to contribute to the support of their child or chi