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Child Custody: Shared vs. Sole Parental Responsibility in Florida

The preferred legal relationship between parents and their children after divorce is referred to as “shared parental responsibility,” in which both parents have the same legal rights to make major decisions regarding their children’s health, education and welfare.

The opposite of shared parental responsibility is sole parental responsibility, which is “a court-ordered relationship in which one parent makes decisions regarding the minor child.”

Sole parental responsibility may be ordered if shared parental responsibility would be detrimental to the child.

Here at The Law Offices of Gary S. Dolgin, we have been helping mothers and fathers with child custody for over 30 years in the Tampa area.

We have also been committed to protecting children’s best interests while helping to advocate for their parent’s rights.

If you are having any child custody issues such as determining parental responsibility, time-sharing problems, or any other custody issue that may be causing an unhealthy situation for your child, or negatively affecting your parental rights, we are here to help you.

To schedule a child custody consultation with Gary Dolgin, give us a call at (813) 999-2772, and it will be our pleasure to help you.

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