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Family Law – Moving Out-of-State With a Child

Family Law – Moving Out-of-State With a Child

The right of a parent to move out-of-state with a child is an area of family law where many states are divided. Previously, states would automatically allow the custodial parent to move wherever he or she wanted to. In recent years, some states have placed restrictions on the right of the custodial parent to move with the child. These states have a strong policy in favor of preserving continuity in the relationship between the child and non-custodial parent. Florida’s policy lies somewhere in the middle but they did change their law about child relocation in 2006. New Florida Custodial Relocation Statute The new Florida law requires that a custodial parent provide written notice to the non-custodial parent of intent to relocate, signed under oath and under penalty of perjury. This… […]

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Family Law in Palm Beach County – Child Custody

Family Law in Palm Beach County – Child Custody

Child custody or child guardianship are the legal terms that describe the relationship between a parent and his or her child, the right of the parent to make decisions for the child and the parent’s duty to take care of the child. There isn’t a more sensitive, emotional or acrimonious area of family law than this. Family law proceedings that involve residence and contact of children often cause bitter disputes. Some parents cooperate when it comes to sharing their children and resort to mediation to settle a dispute, but other cases pit one parent against another. There are mutual accusations including sexual, physical, and emotional abuse, brain washing, sabotage and manipulation. The 15th Circuit  Family Court in Palm Beach County is busy with child custody hearings every day. The outcome… […]

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