Divorce Attorney in Brandon, FL
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Child Custody Attorney in Brandon, FL

Time-sharing & Parenting Responsibility

Matters involving custody and sharing time with children often present unique challenges for parents. At the Law Office of Thomas P. Gill Jr., P.L., we advocate for you and work to protect you and your child's best interests. From deciding time-sharing plans to parental responsibility, Attorney Gill and his legal team can walk you through every step, through negotiations all the way to a trial. We are committed to providing a high level of personalized attention that meets your needs.

How Courts Decide Custody Matters

In Florida, child custody is commonly referred to as time-sharing and parental responsibility, with the court granting parents with either a shared or sole role in raising the child. In most cases, courts prefer arrangements where both parents are allowed to spend time with their children unless such arrangements would be detrimental to the child. Parents are encouraged to work together when creating time-sharing plans, otherwise a judge will make a decision for you based on the best interests of your child.

Factors that can affect a custody determination:

  • Each parent's physical and emotional health
  • The stability of each parent's home
  • Each parent's ability to care for a child's needs
  • If a parent is likely to encourage contact with the other parent
  • Whether there is any history of violence in the home

Call (813) 305-0353 for a Free Initial Consultation

Custody matters should be resolved swiftly and amicably in order to minimize the trauma to children. At the Law Office of Thomas P. Gill, Jr., we strive to find efficient and effective solutions that work for your family. We can steer you towards a sound parenting plan that is in you and your children's interests. Tell us more about your parenting goals today.

Call our office at (813) 305-0353 to reach our legal team.

What Makes Us Different?

  • 30 Years of Legal Experience

  • Every Case is Handled by Thomas P. Gill

  • Empathetic & Compassionate Counsel

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