Stuart, FL asked in Family Law for Florida

Q: My 16 year old daughter would prefer to live with me not her mom, what can I do?

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Natalie F. Guerra-Valdes
Natalie F. Guerra-Valdes
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  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: If your current agreement or judgment provides that your daughter is to live with her mom, and her mom won't agree to have your daughter live with you, you will need to file a Petition for Modification and show a substantial change in circumstances.

John Arthur Smitten
John Arthur Smitten
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  • Clearwater, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Your burden of proof to change custody is a substantial material unanticipated change in circumstances, so you need a lot more evidence other than the desires of your kid.

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