How are custody and child support decided when dealing with unwed parents?

My partner and I have two children but were never married. How are custody and child support decided when dealing with children of unwed parents?

By Divorce Magazine
May 25, 2006
FL FAQs/Child Custody

They are decided in the same manner as if the parties were married. The primordial consideration is the best interests of the children, and the law is intent on the children having all the protections and rights of children whose parents are wed.


Debra C. Baer, B.C.L. has been practicing family law for 23 years. She now dedicates herself to full-time family mediation and works extensively with families in transition through Collaborative Divorce Consultants.

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By Divorce Magazine| May 25, 2006
Categories:  Child Support|FAQs

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