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The challenges of co-parenting an infant

It happens more often than you may think: Couples divorce while their child is still an infant. In one sense, this may be easier than breaking up when your kids are old enough to understand what's going on. However, setting up custody and visitation schedules can be challenging to ensure that babies' needs are met but they still get to bond with both parents.

Study: Florida fathers on average get 50-50 custody

Long gone are the days when mothers were nearly always awarded primary custody of their kids in a divorce. Today, barring significant issues like domestic violence or substance abuse, a divorcing father has a good chance of getting some kind of shared custody of his children if he seeks it. When custody decisions go before judges, their primary concern is what's in the children's best interests. One Florida judge notes that these "may take many forms."

Florida high court deciding whether a child can have 3 parents

Families look a lot different today than they did decades ago — they come in all variations. Most everyone would agree that the most important thing is that kids are loved and cared-for. Of course, people have markedly different opinions on what that means.

Tips for healthy co-parenting

With spring break approaching and summer vacation not far behind, many divorced Florida parents will be spending more time with their kids in the upcoming months. This means likely having to interact more with their ex as well.

The importance of a solid team, support system in a divorce

When you're going through a divorce, you're likely overwhelmed with advice from well-meaning friends and family, not to mention seemingly endless websites and blogs. However, each situation is unique. That's why it's important to get a team of people around you who can provide experienced guidance and support.

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