If you are the biological father of a child born to an intact marriage, but you are not the husband, here is some much-needed clarification on paternity by the Florida Supreme Court.
After a failed attempt at passing a flawed alimony reform bill in 2016, mainly due to an inclusion of a provision that would have created a presumption of equal timesharing between parents, the Florida Legislature is back now with what appears to another timesharing bill that would fundamentally alter how timesharing and parental contact would be addressed by Judges throughout the State.
Learn more about paternal rights in Florida, as biological fathers may run into difficulties if their children are born during an intact marriage.
Paternal rights don’t always carry over into custody arrangements when the couple has not been married. This makes paternal rights hard for some fathers.
There has been a lot in the news lately detailing some high-profile international custody disputes that have helped shed light on the sometimes complex issues related to international child custody laws. By now, most have heard about the case of former Gossip Girl American actress Kelly Rutherford, who recently lost custody of her two children […]
When two parents separate and they are unable to work out a mutually agreeable parenting plan for their family, they have no alternative but to go to Court seeking a child custody order. When that happens, the parents are putting the decision of their children’s future into the hands of a family law judge who […]
Imagine a post-divorce world where the couple separates but is still able to co-parent. Sit with that wonderful image for a while…ahhhh. One parent supports the other’s rules and disciplines similarly. Parent A, instead of verbally bashing Parent B, is actually encouraging respect. Both parents show up to events and discuss important issues, such as […]
In most cases, child support ends once a child turns 18. Read on to see the two situations where you may still have to pay child support for an adult child.
This blog is devoted to what steps must be taken by unwed fathers in Ohio so that they can officially and legally be determined as the father of their child(ren), and also receive orders regarding parenting time or custody. The situations: We receive many calls from fathers who have a child and are unmarried. Many […]
In Florida, Father’s rights can be challenging when it comes to child support, time sharing and the department of revenue. Read on to learn more.