Florida Parenting Plan and Agreement Guidelines

Florida Parenting Plan and Agreement Guidelines

It is the public policy of Florida to encourage shared responsibility for parenting unless it is necessary to protect the welfare of the children. See Davis v. Lopez-Davis, 2014 Fla. Ap. LEXIS 5159 (Fla. 4th DCA 2014); Allen v. Allen, 787 So. 2d 215, 217 (Fla. 5th DCA 2001), review denied, 800 So. 2d 612

Modifying Parenting Plans in Florida

Modifying Parenting Plans in Florida

Modification of a Florida parenting plan requires a finding by a court of a substantial, material, and unanticipated change in circumstances.  The court is required to make written findings to support that there had been a ‘substantial, material, and unanticipated change in circumstances that warrant a modification to the parenting plan. What is a Change

Sole Custody in Florida

Sole Custody in Florida

Florida no longer uses the term sole custody. The courts now use the phrase “parental responsibility.”  However, “sole parental responsibility” may be awarded in exceptional circumstances. Sole responsibility describes the situation where one parent makes decisions regarding the child without input from the other parent. This includes minor decisions that need to be made on

Calculating Alimony in Florida

Calculating Alimony in Florida

In accordance with Florida law, (Fla. Stat. Ann. Sec. 61.08 2020), the court may order either party to pay alimony.  An award of permanent alimony terminates upon the death of either party or upon the remarriage of the party receiving alimony. The statute specifies five distinct types of alimony: Temporary; Bridge the gap; Rehabilitative; Durational;

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