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Child Custody Archives

Jury reaches decision in Deion Sanders custody battle

Tampa residents who have been through or are in the middle of a child custody battle understand the emotional toll the proceedings can take. A court is left to determine what is in your child's best interest, and it can be difficult to relinquish control. The decision will determine the amount of time you spend with your child, whether you have physical or legal custody, and will greatly impact your future.

NBA player Lamar Odom falls asleep at child custody hearing

Tampa parents who have gone through child custody hearings know that they can be highly emotional and difficult to experience. Having a court decide the amount of time you will spend with your child can lead some parents to extreme behavior in order to impress a judge. However, not all parents take the same approach.

Child custody dispute heard by Fla. Supreme Court

Child custody disputes come in many different forms, and affect both straight and gay couples who have children. Tampa residents may have read about a case in which the Florida Supreme Court recently heard arguments in a child custody dispute between two lesbians.

Modern fertility options mean new custody challenges

Florida couples who seek arrangements such as surrogates, egg and sperm donation and other modern options available to become a parent should consider how parenting will be affected if they split. A recent case in another state serves as an illustration of how child custody can be complicated in situations where biological and genetic parenthood is at issue.

Helping kids understand custody

Family courts in Florida are guided by the principle that all children should benefit from the presence of two parents in their lives. Kids need both parents to be involved in explaining how child custody arrangements following a divorce will affect everyone in the family

Judge puts the heat on Heat star's wife in custody dispute, p. 2

The Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes divorce has pushed Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade's family court issues right off the front page of celebrity tabloids. The custody and visitation argument is still very much alive for Wade's two boys, though; a handoff that did not go as planned landed Wade and his ex-wife, Siohvaughn Funches-Wade, in a courtroom recently, with their 10- and 5-year-old sons stuck right in the middle.

Judge puts the heat on Heat star's wife in custody dispute

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade will not be playing in the Olympics this time around, but he and his ex-wife continue to compete for control of their two children. The boys, ages 10 and 5, were at the center of another court hearing this week in the couple's two-years-and-counting custody battle. After hearing testimony from several witnesses, the judge has ordered a temporary modification to the visitation arrangement the basketball player and his ex-wife, Siohvaughn Funches-Wade, worked out last year.

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