Child Custody

Custody Concerns With Special Needs Children

- Gary E. Williams

If you have a child with special needs, you already understand the dedication, energy and commitment needed to help your child survive, thrive and reach his or her potential. But what do you need to consider when facing a divorce?

Military Deployment And Child Custody

- Gary E. Williams

Life in the military often precludes a stable home life with your spouse and children. If your marriage dissolves, the relationship you have with your children should not. In recent years, the Florida legislature has made changes to protect the rights — and the relationship — of service members and their families.

From Custody Battle to Parenting Plan

- Gary E. Williams

For years, child custody arrangements tended to look at the rights of a non-custodial parent as visitation — as if the entire role of that parent was to drop in and visit, like a friendly neighbor or a cousin from out of town. Today, however, courts recognize that both parents have not only a right, but an obligation to play an active parental role, and the courts want the role […]