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Category Archives: Child Custody

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Creating A Parenting Plan For An Infant

By Cairns Law |

Developing a parenting plan can be complicated, regardless of the age of the children involved. Couples who have decided to separate and whose child is still an infant, however, tend to face even more challenges when it comes to co-parenting. Both parents will likely want to take an active role in raising the child,… Read More »

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Tips For Co-Parenting In The Summer

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Most of us fondly remember summer vacations when we were children as a chance to spend time with family and friends and enjoy time off from school. Divorced parents, however, often face unique challenges when it comes to co-parenting in the summer months. Communication issues, problems with scheduling visits, and last minute requests to… Read More »

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The Benefits Of Co-Parenting For Children

By Cairns Law |

Ending a marriage is always fraught with stress and emotion. Couples who share children, however, often face even more difficulties when it comes to divorce, as they are required to come up with a parenting plan and custody arrangement that is in their child’s best interests. In recent years, more and more families have… Read More »

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Changing A Visitation Schedule In Florida

By Cairns Law |

With the new school year on the horizon, many parents are re-evaluating their current custody and visitation schedules. This is a relatively common occurrence, with a family’s circumstances understandably changing over time. This is especially true for children, who, as they get older, may become involved in different extracurricular activities or have a more… Read More »

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Co-Parenting During Summer Vacation – Plan Ahead For Next Year

By Cairns Law |

Co-parenting a child isn’t always easy, with both parents having to juggle their own schedules while also respecting each other’s relationship with the child and attempting to resolve disputes amicably. Co-parenting during the summer, however, can prove especially challenging, as both parents often want to go on family vacations and trips, but face opposition… Read More »

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Considering Events That Are Reasonably Certain To Occur In Your Parenting Plan

By Cairns Law |

When creating a parenting plan, families and judges are directed to stick to what would be in a child’s best interests under the current circumstances. Basically, this means that courts must avoid prospective based determinations, or decisions about things that might or might not occur in a family’s future. There is, however, an exception… Read More »

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What You Need To Know About Virtual Visitation

By Cairns Law |

Technological advancements have made it easier than ever to stay connected with each other, no matter the distance between them. This has come to have special implications for child custody matters, with virtual visitation a very real option for many non-custodial parents. In fact, Florida is one of the few states to have actually… Read More »

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Common Florida Time-Sharing Schedules

By Cairns Law |

What a family’s parenting plan will look like varies depending on the parties’ specific circumstances. There are, however, certain schedules that tend to get utilized more often than others and we’ve included some of the most common as a reference point. For help determining whether one of these schedules is right for you and… Read More »

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When is Supervised Time-Sharing Appropriate?

By Cairns Law |

Although Florida courts generally prefer that couples share parenting time in child custody cases, they are ultimately guided by what would be in a specific child’s best interests. In some situations, primarily when there is a history of abuse or neglect in a family, this could take the form of a judge awarding supervised… Read More »

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Top Ten Parenting Time Factors in Florida

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Under Florida law, child custody decisions must be in the best interests of the children. Typically, the parents agree on this broad principle. But they disagree on the specifics. In these situations, judges turn to a number of factors which help them determine best interests. Some of the more prominent ones are outlined below…. Read More »

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