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Timesharing is the new coin phrase for what has been known in the past as child custody.
Even in the most difficult circumstances, it is very unusual for the Court to take away custody or timesharing from a Parent. There is a burden of proof that must be met that a Parent is harmful to the child. We offer you information regarding issues dealing with child custody in Saint Augustine when filing for divorce in St Johns County. If you are trying to resolve child custody in Palm Coast, we can help you develop a parenting plan that is the right fit for your family and falls under the Florida time-sharing guidelines.
We can guide through the various timesharing plans Courts consider when considering what is in the best interest of the child. Some of these plans include local, long distance and supervised timesharing depending on your particular circumstance. Remember the factors the Court uses when calculating child support is overnights, healthcare coverage and day care needs. We will help you navigate through these issues.
Both you and your spouse must attend a 4 hour parenting course to help separating and divorcing couples focus on what is in the best interest of their children and how to work more cooperatively with each other. However, you do not have to attend the course together with your spouse.
Additionally, if you have a child between the ages of 6 and 17:Your child must attend a 3 ½ hour class for children of divorcing parents. This program helps children feel comfortable in sharing their thoughts and feelings about their parents' divorce through a variety of activities, such as drawing, role playing and creative writing, appropriately developed for different age groups.