When you create a parenting agreement, you do so with the idea that it will keep both you and your ex-spouse on the same page in regard to how you raise your children. While that's the goal, it doesn't always work out that way.
Going through a divorce with children is a difficult task. Not only do you have to care for yourself, but you need to do whatever it takes to shield your children from the stress and impact of the divorce process.
When co-parenting, you do your best to avoid arguments with your ex-spouse. You had enough of these during your marriage, so the last thing you want is to go down this path in the future.
As a noncustodial parent, there is nothing worse than the thought of not getting to spend as much quality time with your child as you would like.
When deciding which parent will obtain custody of a child, the court will always answer the following question: What is in the best interest of the child?
Co-parenting at any time of the year can be extremely challenging, as a number of things can get in your way.
Children all over the country look forward to taking a summer vacation. From the time in the car to fun in the sun, they know they'll enjoy every last minute of their trip.
While you may have every reason to believe your family law matters will end up in court, here's something to remember: The state of Florida expects you to do whatever you can to resolve all disputes out of court, such as through mediation.
As you move through your divorce, it will only be a matter of time before you discuss matters of child custody (if you have a child with the other person).
Hiring a babysitter can be tricky when you're divorced. What if your ex doesn't approve of the person you selected? What rights do you both have? Does your ex have a right to stop you from hiring someone? Should you figure all of this out in your parenting plan as you get divorced?