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What Is Included in a Parenting Plan?

In Florida, custody arrangements are now referred to as parenting plans. Just like a custody arrangement, in a parenting plan it is important to include information regarding:

  • Where the child will live and how much time the child will spend with each parent, which is known as time-sharing
  • The rights of each parent to make decisions about the child such as educational or health-related decisions
  • The responsibilities of each parent to pay for health care costs, educational costs and extracurricular activities
  • How each parent will communicate with the child, whether by cellphone, Skype or other forms of technology

Resolving Complex Custody Disputes

These decisions are not always simple and straightforward for a family. In fact, parenting plans and time-sharing are among the most contentious of family law issues.

At Moraitis & Raimondi, LLP, we have decades of experience helping clients resolve complex custody disputes, including difficult cases involving relocation and domestic violence. We will work with you to understand your goals and the needs of your child. Then, we will work diligently to ensure the parenting plan reflects those goals and what is in the best interests of your child.

With any family law matter, especially when it involves a child, negotiation and mediation are the first step to reaching an agreement. However, if that fails, our attorneys stand ready to protect you rights in the courtroom.