In a case that has attracted attention in Florida and across the country, the father of a missing 2-year-old boy believes that the mother knows where the boy is located. The parents are currently involved in a divorce proceeding in Washington, and the issue of child custody took a tragic turn recently when the mother told police their son was missing. The father had recently been granted some visitation rights to the boy and the couple's other child.
Many Florida residents are no doubt aware of the problematic situations that actress Lindsay Lohan often finds herself in. However, her father was in a situation of his own recently and is now facing domestic violence charges. If convicted on all counts, he could get up to four years in prison.
Child custody battles can be difficult for all involved, regardless of status or title. For example, take the child custody case of Roxanne Pulitzer, of Palm Beach, Florida. She found herself on the losing side of one of Palm Beach's most notorious divorce cases. Her marriage to Peter Pulitzer ended in 1982 with a sensational trial, in which a judge gave custody of their twin sons to the father. The decision was prompted by revelations brought forth during the court proceedings.
On Oct. 1, a former Florida police officer from Orlando, Florida, allegedly shot and killed his 22-year-old son in the family's home. He is currently out on bond, but readers of this blog may be interested to know that he is fighting to obtain child custody of his two young children.
Child support disputes in Florida and elsewhere may frequently seem more like a heavily contested battle than a mere dispute. That could be the case with a child support suit stemming from a high-asset divorce involving a congressman that many Florida residents may find interesting. The congressman represents an Illinois congressional district and has been mired in a years-long dispute with his ex-wife.