While child custody can understandably be top of mind for many parents, as life changes another concern that may be top of mind is parental relocation and parental relocation laws. When a custodial parent needs to relocate with a child, it can cause disruption and disputes and raise serious concerns related to child custody for that family.
Establishing a child custody arrangement can be challenging for divorcing parents. In Florida, shared custody child custody arrangements are preferred. Recent research supports that shared custody child custody arrangements are best for children. A recent study revealed that having a strong relationship with both parents has the strongest impact on the likelihood that the child's future will be healthy and happy following divorce.
Life rarely remains the same following a divorce and the establishment of a child custody arrangement. Though child custody and visitation issues may be resolved, and a parenting plan established, changes down the road may create the need for a child custody modification. Post-divorce modifications may also apply to other concerns, such as child support, as well.
It's back-to-school time for children in Florida. Some of them have already started the school year, while others will be starting soon. However, for children whose parents divorced during the summer, going back to school can present new challenges.
One of the hardest choices divorcing parents face is how to structure child custody. Those experienced in family law know that there are many ways to set things up. Having options is usually a good thing, but having too many can be just frustrating. Whatever elements wind up being part of a final plan, Florida law has one clear objective -- .
Have you heard the term "Culture Shock?" It came to prominence in the 1950s, courtesy of a Canadian anthropologist. He coined it to refer to the anxiety he observed resulting from "losing all our familiar signs and symbols of social intercourse."
Change is a part of life. There is no way around it. When a change of circumstances occurs, you just have to do all that you can to make the best of it. For some parents in Florida and elsewhere, sometimes change means the need to relocate. If you are dealing with a child custody order, relocation can be a tricky thing.
While the holiday season is supposed to be a joyous occasion for all, for those families where the stress level is already pretty high -- both before and during the holidays -- many spouses may now be questioning just how happy they are in their marriages and if they truly want to stay where they are in the New Year.