Florida Child Custody FAQs

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Unemployed Mother Keep Custody 
I have been married to my husband for 14 years and separated for one year due to my husband having an affair with a long time co-worker, whom he immediately …

Child Relocation To Canada 
My fiancée has a child from a past boyfriend (never married) and I currently live in Canada. I want her to come live with me where she can give her little …

Modification of Custody & Teenager 
My ex recently moved back to the same area where I live with my daughter. She has not lived in the same state in 5 years. During the five years, she visited …

Obtaining Custody Sibling 
I am 24 years old, and would like to obtain legal guardianship of my 17 year old brother. He turns 18 in September, his mother and stepfather are trying …

Unwed Father Custody in Florida 
My son has a 2 year old girl. He was never married to the mother. He has the child more than the mother and she has been getting WIC for the last two years …

Legal Custody of Granddaughter 
Legal custody of 7 month old granddaughter. I have a granddaughter who is now 7 months old, her and her mom (my daughter) lived with me before she was …

Unmarried Father & Full Custody 
Unmarried father paternity test and wish to obtain full custody of minor child. I took a paternity test and positive that I am father. Now I have daughter …

Custody of Friends Children 
I have been taking care of my friends kids for the past 4 months, father is in jail, mother is now on meth and might be going to jail for stolen property. …

Permission to Travel With Child Out of Country 
I have an established order from the court to be able to travel with the child within certain boundaries. I would like to travel with my child to my country …

Custody Of Grandchild 
I live in the state of Florida and my granddaughter has been living with me since December of 2009. My son was killed 5 months before her birth. I have …

Grandmother Wants Custody of Grandchildren 
A grandmother wants custody of her 4 grandchildren. The daughter is not mentally stable; cannot hold a job; moves from place to place. The grandchildren …

Legal Primary Custody 
How do I obtain legal primary custody of my son? I have been the primary caregiver and guardian of my 11 year old son since birth. His father has …

Getting Custody of Nieces 
Hi my name is Alicia, I have 2 nieces in Lake City Florida and their mom is in jail right now for stealing over 700 dollars worth of clothing from Walmart. …

Custody of Niece in Florida 
Hi My Name is Robin. My niece Anna who is from Ohio was given custody of her Husbands nieces. They were taken away from their natural parents because of …

Changing Primary Residence for Child 
After a final judgment 2 yrs ago the father was awarded primary residence, 2 months later my son came back living with me ever since. There has been a …

Legal Primary Residential Custody 
How do I file for legal primary residential custody of my 3 year old? When my ex-girlfriend and I split up 2 years ago she left our daughter with me to …

Can My Child Quit School Wthout My Consent 
My son's mother let my child quit High School at the age of 16 with out my consent nor was I told of this until my son told me they held this from me. …

Changing Parenting Plan to Sole Custody in Florida 
I live with my son, 8 years old, here in Miami 7 years ago. I am an American Citizen, his father resides in Mexico and came here 1 or 2 times a years to …

Child Custody Law & Fathers Rights 
The mother of my child has left me, what should I do? She broke up with me to "fly free" and go out to all the clubs and bars around town while I was at …

Change Child Support, Custody & Visitation In Florida 
They have me paying child support and I have my son every other week (7 days). I support him during my week. Child enforcement has mom as custodial …

Florida Parental Rights for Fathers 
I am the father of a 5 year old little girl. I have been providing for her financially and up until Sunday was able to visit/take with her when ever I …

Out of State Visitation and Custody 
How would custody and visitation work when one parent lives in another state? If the mother, who has physical custody, lives in Florida but the father …

Emancipation State Jurisdiction 
I have a support order to pay in Massachusetts. My daughter and her mother moved to Florida in July of 2011. She turned 18 in January of 2011 and quit …

Following Child Custody Agreement 
Our court ordered child custody agreement gives my ex and I shared custody with switch off days on Monday after school. My ex said that he's taking …

Getting Child Custody After Parental Rights Terminated 
I had given up my parental rights for my son upon becoming incarcerated to my ex-husband's mom and dad. They have always said upon return my son belongs …

Maternal Grandmother As Guardian 
Is there a document, aside from a Will, that I can sign and/or have notarized, stating that I want my mother to take my daughter if I died? I'm single …

Child Well Being & Best Interests 
Hi, my boyfriend has a 5 year old son with his ex who he was never married to. He is ordered to pay child support but is behind. We have been together …

Change Injunction Time Share Order 
I was granted an injunction against my son's father, but the judge awarded him two days and an overnight... all unsupervised. The man is an alcoholic …

Child Custody While Deployed 
Can my ex boyfriend take my kid away? I'm Joining the military I have full custody of my child. I live in Florida, I have full custody of my 3 years old …

Transfer Custody Mother to Father 
I have been divorced for 6 years and there were 4 children within the marriage. My oldest child, which is now 13 years old has become a little too much …

Shared Custody Modification 
Husband & wife, not divorced yet (married 10 years separated for 4 years); court ordered shared custody. One week with her, one week with the father. …

Vacation With Shared Custody 
Do I need to get permission from my ex-wife to take our child on vacation if we have shared custody? Our son currently is in daycare, and she won't let …

Moving Out Emancipation of Minor 
I'm 16 years old and have a baby. If me and her move out and my parents call the cops on me what would happen? My parents say they could get custody of …

Consent to Travel 
Parent taking child out the country without the others permission. I am a child support paying parent and my daughters mother has taken her out of the …

Moving Custody Jurisdiction to Texas 
Moving jurisdiction of court ordered custody and modification to court order. I need to know how to go about modifying a court order for joint custody …

Child Custody Granted By Will 
Can child custody be granted by a will of the sole custody parent? My son stopped dating a woman when he found out she was pregnant. However, my wife …

Stepmother Custody Rights 
My husband's daughter came to live with us about five years ago. The mother was having bad times and asked him during the daughter Christmas break if …

Child Custody Legal Help 
I am a single mom who is a noncustodial parent who wants to get full custody of my 2 sons. I am currently unemployed. Are there any agencies or lawyers …

Transfer a North Carolina Custody Order to Florida 
How do I get a NC permanent custody order registered or transferred to the state of Florida? I am the father of 2 minor children. I won permanent custody …

Childs Choice for Florida Custody 
My 14 year old daughter wants to come live with me and her mother refuses to let her by guilting her. She tells her if she goes to live with me she …

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