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Orlando Joint & Sole Custody Attorneys

In Florida, child custody can take one of two forms — joint custody or sole custody. Joint custody means both parents make decisions about important issues like medical treatment, religion and education. Sole custody means one parent has the right to make those decisions.

In most custody cases, a court will award physical custody to one parent — meaning that parent has primary residence with the child or children — while the other parent will be considered to have joint legal custody. Every situation is unique, but the court will generally consider the “best interest of the child” in making a custody decision.

Protecting Your Rights As A Parent

Child custody can be a confusing and highly emotional topic. If you need a lawyer’s advice regarding custody of your children, we can help. At Hancock & Associates, P.A., our Orlando Joint & Sole Custody Attorneys have extensive experience with Florida family law cases. We can answer critical questions like:

  • How can I avoid a custody battle but also not be taken advantage of?
  • What is the relationship between custody and child support, and how does it relate to my case?
  • Can I modify or change the type of custody I was awarded?
  • What kind of time sharing schedule can I expect?
  • Does joint custody translate into balanced visitation arrangements?
  • What if my child’s other parent is not cooperating with an existing custody order?

Contact Us To Learn More | We Can Answer Your Questions About Custody

Talk to an Orlando custody attorney about your situation. Contact Hancock & Associates, P.A., to learn more.

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