Whenever minor children are involved in a Dissolution of Marriage proceeding the parents must enter into a parenting plan and time-sharing schedule. Parents are expected to co-parent their children. The time sharing schedule determines the schedule of contact between the children and each parent. In determining the specific parenting plan and time sharing schedule the Court is required to determine the best interests of the child. Florida Statutes contains a list of factors the Court is to use to make that determination, and these are referred to as the “best interest factors.” Florida Statutes 61.13

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