Parental kidnapping is a serious crime not only in Florida, but also throughout the country. It is possible for a parent to kidnap their child. This often happens in families where there is a child custody agreement in place. It also occurs when one parent decides to leave the home with their child, doesn't tell the other parent and does not return.
When you are involved in a child custody arrangement, you have a legal obligation to stick to the terms of the agreement. This means that you cannot pack your bags and move to a new state with your child, even if you have custody of your child. Instead, if you need to relocate, you will need to submit a request with the local family law court.
A child custody agreement helps parents raise their children when they do not live in the same home. As much of a help as an agreement can be, it can be very difficult to raise children with the other parent when you struggle to see eye-to-eye or agree on many topics. Today, we will help you learn how to communicate as a co-parent so the relationship is successful.
Handling a child custody agreement is easy for some people and very different and even difficult for others. There's a lot that goes into making sure a child custody agreement works for both parents. One of the most important parts is finding a safe and comfortable place to exchange custody of your children. These locations need to work for both parents involved. You will find some of the best options for child custody exchange in this post.
When a custody agreement is created, its main goal is to provide the children with the best possible situation. Custody is never an easy topic for parents to discuss with each other, let alone their children. When a shared custody agreement is put into place, you need to explain it to your children. There's nothing to hide. Make sure they know the agreement and how everyone is going to work together.
One of the most popular new methods of communicating with children in a child custody arrangement is the method known as virtual visitation. This is when either of the non-custodial parents uses technology to speak to or spend time with their children when they cannot be physically present. The courts don't want this method to become a replacement for physical interactions. Let's take a look at the benefits and drawbacks of virtual visitation in today's post.
Are you going through a child custody battle right now in Florida? If so, it's important for you to avoid making some common mistakes that can hurt your chances of winning the case and custody of your child. It can be difficult to share custody with the other parent, which is why you need to avoid the mistakes mentioned in today's post if you wish to be successful.
No matter how detailed your custody agreement is, if you and your co-parent are sharing custody of your children after divorce, there will be times when the parent who's supposed to have the kids on a designated day (or days) can't fulfill that commitment. Work and other family obligations sometimes make it impossible to care for the kids when you're supposed to.
Many divorced parents deal with the issue of relocation at some point. Here in Florida, if the parent who has primary custody of the children wants to move more than 50 miles away, they need to get the other parent's approval. If that parent doesn't give their authorization, they can take the matter to court.
If you and your spouse are in the process of negotiating your child custody agreement, it's essential to include holidays. Most parents focus on the "big" holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's because the kids are out of school, and those holidays tend to involve family gatherings. However, it's essential to look at the entire calendar.