Cocoa Beach, FL asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Florida

Q: Have joint custody with my wife and my 10 yr old son visits me 4 days a month,can we share a 1 room if each has own bed?

We live in Florida in mom's two bedroom and my wife says it's the law that he has his own room at 10. Currently we have one room to share, separate beds and I don't have any visitors to my mother's home. We have raised 2 very successful daughters, but since our divorce 2 years ago she is trying to find anyway to hurt me and threatening to keep me from my son, over space ? Anyone know the true law about this?

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Rand Scott Lieber
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  • Hollywood, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: There is no law that says a 10 year old must have their own bedroom. The legal standard is "best interests of the child." As long as you can show that you have a safe and healthy environment for the child you are meeting your obligation. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice.

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