- Florida First District Court of Appeal
- Dec 20 2011 (Date Decided)
- Per curiam
- For Plaintiff: Mark J. Fraser, Gainesville
- For Defendant: Joshua M. Silverman, Silverman Vorhis & Doan, Gainesville
A trial court is required to conduct an evidentiary hearing to consider a child's best interests before awarding custody — even when the parties have entered a marital settlement agreement and neither party formally moves to set such agreement aside.