The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) is a federal act that has been adopted by almost every state. Every case in Florida involving minor children requires the filing of a UCCJEA Affidavit.
Find out why and what needs to be included:
Court actions may seem expensive to some. Luckily, the Miami-Dade County Family Division has developed a Self-Help Program to assist those who are self represented and cannot afford an attorney.
Child custody is a legal term used to describe the legal and practical relationship between a parent and their child. In Florida, we call this timesharing.
Florida law requires a timesharing schedule to be included in the parenting plan that specifies the time, including overnights and holidays, that a minor child will spend with each parent.
Florida Courts have the power to modify/change timesharing schedules. This blog posts discuss the key factors required to modify a visitation schedule.