24Jul, 2017

How to Prepare Yourself (Both Practically and Personally) For Parenting Time Negotiations

July 24th, 2017|Child Custody|

Family Law Attorneys Helping Parents Negotiate Parenting Plans in Jacksonville

family hands togetherNegotiating a shared custody arrangement or a parenting plan can be stressful for both practical and personal reasons. On the practical side, you’ll need to keep track of a large number of details, including the minutiae of your children’s schedules and the schedules of both parents. On the personal side, you may be struggling with […]

15May, 2017

Reasons Why You May or May Not Receive Sole Parental Responsibility

May 15th, 2017|Child Custody|

Florida Divorce Attorneys Helping Divorcing Parents Establish Parental Responsibilities

parental responsibilityWhen one parent seeks sole parental responsibility from family courts, it is important to realize that these determinations are not taken lightly by the court. Rarely will the courts give sole parental responsibility to one parent unless the court determines it is in the child’s best interest.

Also, parental responsibility is not the same as a time-sharing schedule. Therefore, […]

30Dec, 2016

Paternity: How Biology Plays a Role in Child Custody and Support Hearings

December 30th, 2016|Child Custody|

Experienced Divorce Attorneys Help Settle Child Custody and Support Issues for Biological Parents in Florida

Child Holding a Parent's HandWhen parents are not married, but are working out child custody and support for minor children, parentage must be established in order for the courts to rule. Determining parentage and the role it plays depends on the marital status and living arrangement of the two biological parents.

When the Mother […]

12Aug, 2016

Will My Child’s Opinion Be Considered in Our Custody Hearing?

August 12th, 2016|Child Custody|

Parent and Child WalkingFlorida is no different than other states when it comes to child custody: They are strictly focused on the best interests of the child and nothing more. But, you may wonder if your child can express his or her preference during a custody hearing – and if the courts will consider that preference when making a decision. For custody disputes involving younger children, […]

24Nov, 2015

Children During Divorce

November 24th, 2015|Child Custody|

Florida Children of Divorce Attorneys - Beller & Bustamante, P.L.The decision to divorce can often be the hardest to make when children are part of the equation. Trying to determine whether the psychological and emotional effects will be more detrimental if you stay together versus if you decide to split can be nearly impossible. Regardless of your decision, children will be affected, so here are some things […]