Legal Question in Family Law in Florida

partial custody

My boyfriend just recently had a baby girl and he wants to keep her over the weekend but the mother told him he's not allowed to take her out how do he go about filing papers for partial custody over the baby

Asked on 5/20/13, 4:08 pm

3 Answers from Attorneys

John Smitten Carey and Leisure

If not married to the child's mother then he has to file a petition with the court to enforce his rights.

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Answered on 5/20/13, 4:23 pm
Gregory Buckley Gregory T. Buckley, Attorney at Law

He will need to file a Petition with the courts to establish his paternity of the child. Once the court has granted that, he can get the court to order a Parenting Plan that includes time-sharing for both parents with the child.

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Answered on 5/20/13, 4:34 pm
Carolyn Jones Law Office of Carolyn R. Jones

He will need to file a Petition to Establish Paternity. He can also request time sharing and visitation. The court will also establish a Parenting Plan and address any support issues.

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Answered on 5/21/13, 5:45 am


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