Boca Raton Child Custody Lawyer

Parenting Plans

Florida parenting plans are an integral part of family law cases involving children. Parenting plans describe how the parents will share and be responsible for the daily tasks associated with the upbringing of the children. Boca Raton child custody lawyer Matthew D. Martin has experience representing parents in divorce, paternity, and other cases involving the establishment of parenting plans.

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Florida Statute 61.13(2)(b) provides that Parenting plans must describe in adequate detail, at a minimum:

  • The timesharing schedule that specifies the time the minor children will spend with each parent
  • Which parent’s address will be used for determination of the school-boundary and registration.
  • Who will be responsible for school-related matters.
  • Which parent will be responsible for healthcare for the minor children
  • The methods and technologies that the parents will use the communicate with the minor like telephone, videoconferencing, or email.

Every Family is Different

In many cases, parents are able to agree to the parenting plan. This usually happens either through mediation or negotiating directly with the other parent or their attorney. Boca Raton child custody lawyer Matthew D. Martin understands that every family is different. Every family requires different provisions in the drafting of an agreed parenting plan. If the parties are able to agree to the parenting plan and its required contents, Boca Raton child custody lawyer Matthew D. Martin works with his clients to submit the parenting plan to the court to finalize.

Fighting For Your Rights

In more difficult cases, parents are unable to agree to the terms of a parenting plan that is in the best interest of their children. In such cases, the Court has the power to decide the terms of the parenting plan. The Court uses many factors when deciding the parenting plan with the children’s best interest being the primary concern. Boca Raton child custody lawyer Matthew D. Martin works closely with his clientele to discover the relevant facts of and discover evidence that the Court should consider when deciding the parenting plan.

Free Consultations

Finding the right Boca Raton child custody lawyer to represent you can be difficult. Our firm offers a free consultation by appointment with Boca Raton child custody lawyer Matthew D. Martin in our Boca Raton office. Please contact us online or call (888) 984-6487.