Tallahassee, FL asked in Child Custody for Florida

Q: Custody issue

Is it possible to be married in the state of Florida and one parent have primary custody of the children that the couple had together?

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Rand Scott Lieber
Rand Scott Lieber
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Hollywood, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: If you are married in Florida (living in Florida) and have a child, also living in Florida, then the presumption is that both parents have equal rights to the child. The parents can agree to whatever timesharing arrangement (custody) that they want. Unless you invite court intervention you can do whatever the two of you agree to.

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