How to File for Child Custody in Florida
When determining child custody in Florida, the main goal of the courts is to keep life as normal as possible for your children. It’s important to find a child custody attorney that will keep your family’s best interest in mind when fighting for what’s most fair to your children.
The last thing you need during a stressful Tampa divorce is to worry about how your children will be affected. At LaFrance Family Law, we help you create the best parenting plan for your family so your kids will be minimally affected.
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When to File a Motion for Emergency Child Custody
Florida family court takes emergency motions for child custody very seriously. A parent should seek emergency child custody in Florida when the child is in immediate danger under the supervision of the other parent.
Some reasons to file for emergency custody are:
- Domestic violence
- Child custody in the case of death
- Emotional abuse
How do I get full custody of my child?
The most effective way you can ensure a fair custody agreement is by hiring an experienced child custody attorney. Remember: the Florida courts will consider what’s best for your child above all else. If you are a fit parent, your attorney will prove that and help you create a parenting plan that works for your whole family.
How long does a child custody case take in Florida?
All child custody cases are different, and there is no set time for how long it could take. However, things tend to go quicker if you hire a child custody lawyer. It’s hard to follow legal jargon and understand Florida laws. Without an attorney, you could be missing important information that will help ensure a fair outcome.
Contact the family attorneys at LaFrance Family Law to make sure your treated fairly in your Florida custody case.