How to preserve step-sibling relationships after a Florida divorce
What is the Hague Convention and why does it matter?
Florida’s groundbreaking caselaw on the rights of biological fathers and married mothers
What is the true role of a Florida guardian ad litem?
Can I stop my ex from introducing their new love interest to our kids?
What happens when your child’s holiday schedule conflicts with the regular visitation schedule?
Sometimes domestic or interpersonal stress and conflict come up during the holiday season. In serious situations, people can fear for their safety or that of their children and other loved ones. Obviously, concerns over an unwelcome visit from a potentially dangerous nonfamily member at a Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanzaa, New Year or other holiday gathering cast a pall over the occasion.
Can I stop my spouse from celebrating a holiday with my children that falls outside of my religion?
Floridians sometimes have differences of opinion about whether vaccinations are safe for children. When a divorcing, divorced or unmarried parent’s belief about whether vaccinations are in the best interests of his or her children conflict with that of the other parent, it is a good idea to talk to an attorney about legal issues and potential legal remedies, depending on the circumstances.
A child can benefit from a loving grandparent relationship, especially if there is discord or dysfunction at home or between the parents. A grandparent may provide a loving bond, a safety net, an advocate, a tie to family tradition and extended family, wisdom, guidance and fun companionship.