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Maintaining a strong bond between father and child in Florida

Decades ago, the role of each spouse in a home was far different in many households in Florida and nationwide than it is today. Years ago, it was presumed that the female of a home would take on the role as caretaker of the home, and would care for children if applicable, while the husband would work.

Today however, it is not uncommon for both spouses in Florida to work, or for the female in the family to pursue her career and earn money for the family. This has led to an increase of "stay at home dads," or fathers who take care of their children while the mother works. This is important when it comes to child custody, as the courts look at the best interests of the child when making child custody decisions.

In the United States, including Panama City, Florida, the courts understand the importance and significance of a father's bond with his children. The courts also recognize that the evolution of the family in the United States also means that previously assumed parental roles have also evolved. Today more than ever before, it is possible for a father to be awarded child custody.

Proving this is not always easy, however. If you are involved in a divorce and are seeking child custody of your children, you may want to consider speaking with a lawyer familiar with family law to determine the best way to proceed. Having a strong team at your side in the courts can make a huge difference in the outcome of your divorce.

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