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Archive for the ‘Family Law’ Category

Consequences for Refusing to Pay Alimony in Florida
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If you don’t pay the alimony you are legally required to pay, stiff consequences await you under Florida law. Below, we’re going to discuss these consequences and let you know how to get help.
 
Alimony Law in Florida
 
A judge may require that alimony be paid to one of the spouses after divorce. This alimony payment is based on the circumstances surrounding the divorce, including the following:… Read More [+]


Preparing to Meet Your Florida Family Lawyer
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It pays to prepare well for your first meeting with a family lawyer. No matter what your need may be, advance preparation can save you time and money.
 
Here are the best ways to prepare for your first family law meeting.
 
Get Your Facts Straight – and Stick to Them
 
Taking an objective stance on emotional issues can be difficult, but it’s the wisest route when… Read More [+]


Native American Parents – Will Florida Let the Tribe Take Your Child?
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In a recent case, a Florida tribe took a newborn baby from her Native American mother and white father. Could this happen in your family? Read on to learn more.
 
A Complicated Florida Custody Case
 
In mid-March, a baby girl was born to a white father and a mother from the Miccosukee tribe. Two days after the birth, the mother and father say that tribal police came to… Read More [+]


Five Ways Floridians Can Benefit from Getting Divorced
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Category: Divorce | Family Law

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Divorce is often painted as a negative or even traumatic event. However, while it is typically the result of a “failed” marriage or negative situation, it is not uncommon for divorcees to find that they actually benefit from their new status.
 
After the initial heartbreak has worn off and they are able to move on, many people find that they have more freedom and lower costs after their… Read More [+]


The 19 Factors Florida Uses in Deciding Time-Sharing
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One of the most difficult things that divorcing or separating couples with children have to face is determining child custody, known here in Florida as time-sharing. It is often an emotional issue for kids and parents alike, but ultimately the most important consideration is what’s in the best interest of the child.
 
How is this determined, though?
 
Our courts consider 19 factors that help to evaluate… Read More [+]