Grandparent Visitation Rights in Florida

The courts of the State of Florida have chipped away at the right of grandparents to have visitation with their grandchildren.  For all practical purposes a parents right to care for their children as they determine is paramount over the rights of a grandparent.  That...

Morphing Love, incest?

Many of you heard about the man in South Florida who after a terrible automobile accidentwhen he was the driver and his girlfriend the passenger.  His girlfriend suffered serious injury so to avoid a lawsuit he adopted her.  All perfectly legal.  So now his girlfriend...

International Custody Battle

Girls’ safety a concern in custody fight Mom accused of not reporting sexual abuse; dad in Mexico seeks custody.North Florida Law Firm represent the Mom in this International custody battle covered by WJXT and featured onNews4Jax.com To understand the issues in...

Child Custody Equal Timeshare

Historically in Florida the courts were not inclined to agree to or allow equal or 50% timeshare with the children of divorcing parents.  With the implementation of the “parenting plan” as set out in Florida law, a new appellate case has just been decided that there...

Child Support Time Share Issues?

For those parents who have primary time share case, law in Florida supports anupward modification in child support when the non-custodial parent is not exercising time-share.  The determination of a modification effective date goes back to the date the non-custodial...