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Parental responsibility and custody rights for disabled parents

One state representative is seeking custody rights for parents who are disabled. He feels that parental responsibility is not shared fairly with disabled parents in a divorce, and he wants to put an end to it. The man adds that whether a judge purposely shuns the disabled parent or does it subconsciously, it is an unfair practice. Although this state representative is not from Florida, the outcome could affect the state's disabled citizens and their children.

New law could affect child custody and military parents

A new law could affect the way child custody cases are handled. Although the idea was made a law in another state, House Bill 492 could change the way other states, including Florida, handle custody and divorce. This law does away with primary custody and creates a new way to parent known as shared custody. There are a few ways to make such a law work for military parents.

Parental responsibility in child custody: Doing what's best

Part of being a parent is making uncomfortable decisions in the best interests of a child. This is an important parental responsibility. Parents who are considering divorce will have to navigate child custody and related issues. Some others may be wondering if they could get custody of the child of a close relative, or family friend. In Florida, as in other states, there are several steps involved in making a child custody decision.

3 issues that can put stress on your parenting plan

If you are a parent getting divorced, there may no more difficult task you can imagine than getting a parenting plan in place. Between the fighting between parents and the requirements dictated by Florida parenting plan laws, it can be an incredible challenge to get a plan in place with which both parents are satisfied.

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