Child Custody in Florida

October 7, 2016
Faculty Member: Ginger L. Dugan, Florida Family Lawyer

Facilitator: Diana Shepherd, CDFA®, Editorial Director and Co-Founder of Divorce Magazine

In a divorce, parents will either have to negotiate a custody agreement or agree to a court judgment. In this podcast, family lawyer Ginger L. Dugan discusses questions that are frequently asked by parents who are dealing with issues related to child custody in Florida.

This session will discuss:
  • how a court decides where the children will live in a divorce
  • what shared parental responsibility is and whether it's the same thing as joint custody
  • different types of custody arrangements available for divorcing parents
  • what sole parental responsibility means and whether or not it's a possibility is there's a lot of conflict between parents
  • if a parent can move out of Florida if a divorce has not been finalized
  • at what age a child can decide who they want to live with
  • how a stepparent can gain the rights to stay in their stepchild's life
  • whether or not a parent can appeal a judge's decision.
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