Brevard County Time Sharing & Visitation Lawyers
Time Sharing & Visitation Laws in Florida
Our Melbourne family law attorneys are dedicated to supporting your family through the divorce transition. We want to make this time as smooth as possible for the sake of your children, and we offer honest, compassionate advice that helps guide and navigate this difficult situation.
In order to alleviate the impact on your children, it is important that you and your spouse prioritize their needs at this time. With legal representation that keeps your children's interests and well-being as our first priority, you can rest assured when you choose to work with Henderson & Futchko, P.A.
Protecting & Providing for Your Children's Well-Being
In order to protect your children during the divorce process, it is important that all parties work together and follow the appropriate steps when considering what is best for your children and negotiating time sharing and visitation rights. In most cases, each parent still deserves dedicated time with their children. This time can be predetermined and later renegotiated as circumstances change. Formally deciding upon these terms in a legal setting protects not only your children, but also your rights as their parent.
Circumstances that are taken into account when determining the primary residence of your children include:
- Financial and economic standing of each parent
- Emotional stability of each household
- Desires of the children
- Ability of each parent to provide for the children
- Physical location of each home, such as proximity to school
- Employment and social schedules of each parent
At the end of the day, the court is looking for the situation that is in the best interest of the child. If a custody agreement does not take the needs of the child into consideration or circumstances change so that the child is not being benefitted, the court has the capacity to change the agreement as they see fit.
However, the court is not a member of your family. What the court considers to be in your family’s best interests is not always what will work the best for your family. In these instances, it helps to have the legal counsel of a Melbourne family law attorney that can help the court see your side.
Work With Henderson & Futchko, P.A. For Your Custody Case
The court believes that it is important for children under the age of 18 to have equal and meaningful contact with both parents even after has marriage has ended. While this was meant to prevent the court from employing policies aimed at favoring either parent, there may be inherent biases present when determining a custody and visitation arrangement.
When you work with a Brevard County divorce attorney from our firm, you can be confident that you have a dedicated advocate by your side. With the counsel of Henderson & Futchko, P.A., our experienced team of attorneys can help ensure that you and your children have the visitation and time-sharing agreement that is a best fit for you. When your family is concerned, you cannot afford to take any shortcuts!
Seek legal counsel and representation for the protection of not only your rights as a parent, but also for the well-being and care of your children. Contact our Melbourne office today for a free consultation.