Custody and Visitation

Custody and visitation are fighting words. Divorce lawyers and judges are beginning to use the less confrontational term “time-sharing” instead. The new term is not just a euphemism. It also signals a different approach to an age-old problem. It emphasizes the needs of the children, not the rights of the parents. Florida’s family law courts believe that it is usually in the child’s best interest for both parents to have frequent, unhampered and meaningful access to their children, even infants, ...
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