Florida Bill Addresses Equal Parenting Time When Parents Separate
Children of divorced parents are better adjusted when mom and dad get equal time with their kids. That is the conclusion and basis of a bill working its way through the Florida Legislature that would change the way courts calculate time-sharing when couples call it quits.
“I didn’t like it. I didn’t think it was right. I didn’t think it was fair,” said Terrence Bostic.
It’s the way he felt 28 years ago when the court made, what Bostic felt, was an unfair assumption that his now ex-wife should be awarded primary custody of their daughter.
“Because I thought, ‘I was just as good a parent as she was, if not better.'”
Three years later, Bostic’s ex-wife moved away with their daughter. Three years after that, he went back to court to regain custody.
Now, under a proposed change to Florida’s divorce…
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