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Child Custody & Visitation (Time-Share) Lawyer in Pembroke Pines

Helping Families Protect their Interests for Over 25 Years

When two parties disagree about child custody and visitation, reaching an agreement about how to move forward can seem impossible. Court-ordered Parenting Plans in the State of Florida can facilitate a couple’s ability to carry out normal activities such as traveling or changing residences.

The intent of Shared Parental Responsibility is to assist the parents in co-parenting, which is usually in the best interest of the child(ren). By retaining the services of an experienced Pembroke Pines child custody lawyer, you will have greater visibility of the legal options available to help you succeed. At the Law Office of Jerome P. Ventura, we have over 25 years of experience helping clients throughout Broward County, Florida, to preserve their family interests.

Secure the services of an experienced Pembroke Pines child custody attorney by calling (954) 280-6119 today. We offer free consultations.

The Law in Florida

Child custody in the State of Florida is limited to Sole Custody or Shared-Parental Responsibility. This is a subject that has received a lot of attention in legal circuits throughout the country. State jurisdiction also plays a major role in whether or not one parent can leave the state with a child. In Florida §61.13001, the court-ordered parenting plans stipulate that both parents will comply with the state’s relocation requirements. This assists parties who have a need to relocate more than fifty miles from their residence. This also protects parties from relocating with the child(ren) without the agreement of the parties or court order.

With these parenting plans, the court will designate the following, and many more related issues:

  • How parents share responsibility for the child’s daily tasks
  • Time-sharing arrangements
  • Who is responsible for healthcare
  • The address where the child(ren) are registered for school
  • Other activities
  • How parents will communicate with the child

Once these parenting plans are completed, they are binding. To violate them could have serious consequences. This is why having an experienced attorney can help you strengthen your case.

A Track Record of Success

With an Excellent Avvo Rating, a Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Rating, and countless satisfied clients, Attorney Jerome P. Ventura has the experience and compassion to help his clients understand their legal options and craft an effective legal strategy. We offer free consultations and evening appointments to help people know what they are facing.

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If you are involved in a child custody case, call (954) 280-6119 to learn more about how we may be able to help.

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