How do I win sole custody of my child in Florida?

In most cases it would be against the public policy of Florida for one parent to have “sole custody” of a child. However, the Judge can order sole custody if an analysis of the factors in Florida Statue 61.13(3) supports the decision.It should be noted that it is extremely rare for a Judge to order sole custody. At the very least, most parents will have some form of “supervised visitation” when there are demonstrated problems with a child being around a parent. Decisions granting a parent sole custody are rare, and are usually only made when it is dangerous for the child to be around a parent.

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