If you’re considering entering into a marriage or civil union, you may have questions about child custody and child support. These issues are very similar to those that face divorced couples, but in the case of married couples, there is a difference in the type of child custody arrangements that will be made. In case you are living in Florida, you can contact John Buchmiller & Associates, LLC, and hire the best Pembroke Pines Family Attorney for child custody and child support.
Divorce can be very traumatic for children and may affect their psychological well-being as well as their social skills. Parents that live in a relationship where they both remain physically present may have more positive feelings towards their children. However, they may also be less likely to get their own children involved in family activities because they don’t feel that their children need the same things as other children in their lives do. When a couple separates, however, one parent is likely to retain sole custody of the children (child custody) and the other parent will retain support payments (child support).
In most cases, the decision to proceed with a divorce is made by the courts and not by the parents. This decision is often based on the state laws that govern marriage and divorce and how they will apply to the parents’ situation. There are some states that have a no-fault divorce statute that allows for a more informal process than a formal divorce. In such a case, the court will have more flexibility and will allow the divorcing couple more time to work out their problems and come to an agreement. If a divorce occurs between a husband and wife who are both equally fit and responsible parents, they will have a chance to work together to figure out their financial issues and the division of assets and liabilities in a way that both parties can live with.
In some states, a spouse who isn’t legally married to another spouse can be considered the non-custodial parent. In most cases, however, the courts require that a parent’s spouse is legally married before that parent is considered the custodial parent. One of the ways in which the court decides which parent is responsible for the children is by looking at the custody and visitation schedule that the parents have put forth. If both parents can live together in a co-parenting arrangement that is agreeable to both parents, the court may award visitation rights to both parents.
If either parent isn’t able to live in a co-parenting arrangement and chooses to go through a divorce, then that parent must prove that he or she can provide financially and physically adequate care for the children. for the child while the other parent pays the child support. This is done by providing proof that the custodial parent has access to all of the children’s property and/benefits and can meet the children’s needs. without the help of the non-custodial parent. or the court.
Once a judge determines the type of custody/support arrangement that will be made, he or she will need to determine if either parent can provide the necessary assistance for the child. If the parent who is not being financially supported isn’t able to pay for the full amount, the court will order an accounting of what the parent owes and the parent who isn’t paying the full amount will be ordered to contribute the difference. However, both parents will still have the right to make decisions on how the other parent’s money is being spent and will continue to meet the needs of the child.