Time Sharing & Parenting Plans in Orlando
Finding Legal Solutions for Parents and Children
Whether representing parents in a
divorce or advising unmarried parents in child-related legal concerns,
child custody and visitation (time sharing) matters can be emotional, frustrating, and overwhelming. At the family
law office of R. Gregory Colvin, LLC, our Orlando family law attorney
and team attentively listen to our clients' concerns, help them understand
how custody matters are viewed and handled by the court, and help them
achieve a solution that is in alignment with their goals and the best
interests of their children.
Our firm is led by
Greg Colvin, who has more than 25 years of experience handling complex
family law cases. We stay on top of changes in Florida laws and work hard to preserve
our clients' interests. We also recognize that the issues being decided
will impact the futures of clients and their families. This is why we
diligently keep our clients updated and involved through every step of
the legal process.
Determining Child Custody and Time Sharing
Changing its approach to child-related family law matters, Florida no longer
uses terms such as child custody, sole custody, primary parent, secondary
parent, visitation or other commonly used terms. Believing that shared
parenting is, in most instances, in the best interests of the children,
Florida courts now follow a time-sharing model.
In each case, parents must present a time-sharing plan/parenting plan to
the court outlining important issues such as:
- - How parents will communicate
- - How holidays and school breaks will be divided
- - How day-to-day decisions and important decisions will be handled
- - What time each parent will spend with the child/children
- - Where the child will primarily reside or if the child will have equal
residence with each parent
Many counties have a standard parenting plan that can be used or modified
as parents choose when making such important decisions. We work closely
with clients to help them create a thorough, fair parenting plan that
fully addresses all aspects of time sharing. Additionally, if an agreement
cannot be reached, we are experienced at representing clients through
mediation or advocating for their interests in trial.
Contact us for a Free Consultation!
If you are facing time sharing or parenting plan concerns (child custody
issues) in Central Florida, don't hesitate to talk to our Orlando
family lawyer. We look forward to helping you solve your legal problems.
Call (407) 603-3460 or contact our team online.