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Category Archives: Child Custody

COVID-19 affects child custody schedules

How Will The Coronavirus COVID-9 Outbreak Affect Child Custody Arrangements?

By Sean Seansmallwood |

Amid the recent outbreak of coronavirus in the United States several states have issued mandatory stay at home orders and some are calling for the mandatory shutdown of any non-life saving businesses in order to slow down the spread of the virus. One big concern that is not yet receiving much attention in the… Read More »

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How to Deal With Parental Alienation in Divorce

By Sean Seansmallwood |

If You Are Faced With Parental Alienation Here is What You Need to Know One very common and very sad fact about the dissolution of marriage process that divorce attorneys in Orlando Florida are forced to deal with is when a divorce involves conduct by one of the parents that amount to parental alienation…. Read More »

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Emergency Custody in Florida

How to Get Emergency Custody in Florida

By Sean Seansmallwood |

How to Get Emergency Custody in Florida and What to Watch Out For One very common issue that divorce attorneys deal with in Florida is the situation where emergency action must be taken in order to protect the physical or emotional safety of children by seeking emergency custody.  There are many different terms… Read More »

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Divorce Involving Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD

By Sean Seansmallwood |

If You Are Facing a Divorce Involving a Child With Autism There Are Several Traps to Watch Out For One very common fact scenario that divorce attorneys in Orlando Florida are faced with these days is the situation where a divorce involves contested child custody issues over children with autism. When there are special… Read More »

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How Do Hurricanes Impact Florida Parenting Plans and Custody Agreements?

By Jay Butchko |

As Hurricane Dorian is inching closer to South Florida, and millions of Floridians are stocking up on supplies to be prepared for the landfall, divorced parents are facing a conundrum. “How do hurricanes and other acts of God impact my custody agreement and parenting plan?” is a question on almost every divorced parent’s mind… Read More »

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What is a Parenting Plan and Why do Family Lawyers Use Them?

By Sean Seansmallwood |

Whenever an Orlando family law attorney is engaged in litigation that involves child custody issues, he or she will spend a great deal of time contemplating what terms are to be negotiated and placed into a parenting plan. A parenting plan is a written instruction manual that addresses nearly every aspect of the parenting… Read More »

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Florida Parenting Plans Help Unmarried Parents Stop Drama Before it Starts

By Sean Seansmallwood |

The only thing worse than arguing with your spouse about when and where to spend time with your children or about decisions your spouse makes about the children’s behavior or expenditures is having these same arguments with your former spouse.  People who have children together, even if they are no longer married to each… Read More »

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If I Get An Equal 50/50 Custody Schedule Will There Be Child Support

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These days it is very common to see both Mothers and Fathers and their attorneys in divorce or other family law case end up with equal parenting schedules parenting also referred to as a 50/50 schedule. This means that the children in the case will spend an equal amount of their time with each… Read More »

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Thanksgiving Custody Issues

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Thanksgiving Visitation Schedules Often Cause Trips To Court For Parents This Thanksgiving holiday it is important for parents with child custody orders to remember that there are typically additional visitation days in parenting plans during the break children have from school for this holiday. Child custody attorneys normally see an upswing in calls around… Read More »

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Paternity, Child Custody, and Different Types of Child Support; A Tangled Web

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 Paternity Cases Usually Come With Their Own Set of Problems Aside From Just Child Custody Issues One of the most common types of child custody cases seen by parents, judges, and attorneys these days is the situation where an unmarried couple has a child, splits up, and one of the parents refuses the other parent contact with… Read More »

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