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Military Divorce Child Custody & Child Relocation
All child custody cases deal with issues such as time-sharing and child support, whether the case is a civilian or a military one.
The Military Parent and Florida Child Relocation
The state of Florida considers a minor child’s needs and interests above all else. According to public policy, one of a minor child’s biggest needs is seeing both parents on a regular basis. If a parent wishes to relocate with the child more than 50 miles from his or her current address, then the parent must get permission from court or clear the relocation with the other parent. This is regardless if the relocating parent is the minority timesharing parent.
A military service member who receives orders to relocate is not relieved of his or her obligations of Florida child relocation. He or she must still seek consent of the other party or go to court for a hearing on your relocation concerns.
A military member parent, at some point, may be deployed as part of his or her duties. Florida lawmakers protect this individual in two ways:
Do You Have Questions About Florida Military Divorce?
If you have questions regarding military family law matters in Florida contact an experienced family law attorney with military divorce experience.
Florida divorce papers must be filed with the court in either the county where the defendant resides or the county where the spouses last lived together prior to separating. Most divorces are filed in the county in which the filing spouse resides.
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