According to reports, a 43-year-old woman is doing her utmost to be reunited with her 7-year-old daughter after the woman's ex-husband, who had primary custody of the girl, was arrested for murder of the girl's grandmother.
Many divorced and separated couples in the U.S. with children routinely grapple with family law issues pertaining to child custody, parenting time for the non-custodial parent and more. These issues do not discriminate, and can affect both the average persona and celebrities alike.
When it comes to child custody and parenting, many non-custodial parents tend to get frustrated with the amount of time they are given with their children after their divorce is finalized. Florida parents may find it interesting to learn that recently, many states have started to look at their child custody laws after advocates for shared-parenting laws have argued that such an arrangement is in the best interest of the children.
Child custody issues can arise between married or unmarried people at any time. Unfortunately, sometimes fathers are slighted and may be disregarded when decisions are made which impact their relationship with their child. Florida residents presently in a child custody dispute or those interested in fathers' rights may find it interesting to learn that a 19-year-old man, who conceived a child with his high school sweetheart, is fighting for the right to parent his child after the mother unilaterally put the child up for adoption.
When the parents of a child can no longer work together, generally issues surrounding child custody and visitation rights for the non-custodial parent are amplified. In most cases, a mothers' right to raise her child versus the fathers' rights to see his child are pitted against each other.
When Florida couples have problems, sometimes it is in their best interest to part ways. Whether they are married or dating, a divorce or a split could mean a better future for both. Although this is not an easy task and is often very emotional and difficult to get through, it could allow them to get out an environment of arguments and disputes. When children are involved, child custody could pose problems with the divorce or separating process. This could seriously affect the child or children involved, so it is best to handle this process with care and patience.
Most non-custodial parents look forward to exercising their parenting time with their children. Simply spending time with child not only helps develop the parent-child relationship, but also helps the non-custodial understand what is involved in parenting. Parents who are no longer together typically understand the issues which surround child custody and parenting time such as coordination and communication with each other. However, there are times when bitterness surrounding one's situation may cloud a parent's judgment and they may do anything to prevent the non-custodial parent from having contact with their child.
According to reports, a 28-year-old Tampa, Florida man who lost custody of his two daughters after being accused of child abuse in 2010 hopes to re-establish contact with them. The man who was acquitted of child abuse charges may be able to regain custody of his children since his now ex-wife is serving a three year prison sentence for shooting him in the back.
Disputes between Orlando parents involving visitation, parenting time and child custody can sometimes escalate to a level where one or both parents may face criminal charges for their actions. For instance, despite a court order, a custodial parent may refuse to let the non-custodial parent see their child. Alternatively, a non-custodial parent may refuse to return or send back their child after their parenting time has been exercised.
People do not enter marriages with the intent to divorce but most people are all too familiar with the well-known statistic that nearly fifty percent of all marriages will end in divorce. Despite this statistic, not all divorces are acrimonious and many people amicably divorce. Nevertheless, many Florida divorced parents may realize that when children are involved, regardless of whether the divorce was amicable or acrimonious, over the course of the divorced relationship, child custody disputes and issues between parents may arise which can lead to tensions even between the most well-meaning parents.