Child Custody

kidsIn a child custody dispute the court must ordinarily establish a parenting plan that provides forshared parenting that is in a minor child’s best interest. Shared parenting means that both parents are responsible for the major decisions which affect a minor child. In determining what is in the best interest of a minor child, there are no presumptions for or against the father or mother of the minor child while creating or modifying the parenting plan.

The court must take all into account all current relevant and appropriate information in order to make a fair and reasonable determination of how the minor child’s best interests will be served.

Once the court makes a decision regarding a parenting plan and time sharing schedule, the court may issue an order allocating responsibilities for certain decision making and the care of the minor child.

The Cardama Law Firm, P.A., represents the legal rights and goals of those involved in child custody, visitation or other family law issues in Osceola County, Orange County, and the entire Central Florida area. For a confidential legal consultation, please call 407.704.8932.

Family law court orders pertaining to the custody and visitation of a minor child often address issues such as:

  • Child custody and visitation plans detailing when the child or children will spend time with each parent
  • Parenting plans, including primary custody, visitation rights, and obligations
  • Determining which parent (or both) will have decision making authority regarding school related issues, extracurricular activities, health care and other important matters for the child
  • Determining the amount of child support to be paid, and by whom
  • Other specific issues which may be unique to the specific child custody or visitation case

When involved in child custody, visitation, and family law issues in Osceola County, Orange County,or the surrounding Central Florida area, hiring an experienced child custody attorney or lawyer may provide the best opportunity to achieve a fair and reasonable resolution to family law issues or disputes.

Anyone requiring professional legal services regarding child custody, visitation, or other family law issues should be proactive in protecting their legal rights and seek the legal advice of an experienced lawyer, such as Attorney Lorena Cardama. For an appointment contact The Cardama Law Firm, P.A., at 407.704.8932.

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