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Archive for the ‘Family Law’ Category

Four Types of Tests Used to Prove Paternity
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Category: Family Law | Paternity

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For a child to have a legal father in Florida, the mother must be married at the time of birth or an acknowledgement of paternity must be signed by both parents at the hospital. Otherwise, paternity will need to be established at a later time, most likely using a paternity test.
 
What are these tests? How do they work? Below we are going to detail four different types of… Read More [+]


“Donative Intent” and Other Family Law Terms for Floridians
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Entering into a family law case can be confusing, whether you are signing a prenup, getting a divorce, or distributing marital property. There are lots of complex legal processes and strange terms that you need to understand if you don’t want to make a rash decision based on misinformation.
 
Let’s look at divorce cases and how property can be distributed specifically. While most divorce cases can be finalized within… Read More [+]


Florida Bill Promises Childcare Option for Struggling Families
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Category: Childcare | Family Law

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Every parent goes through hard times. Maybe you come down with a serious illness. Or you lose your job and your housing. Or perhaps you end up in the hospital for a lengthy stay.
 
Usually, all this means is that the other parent has to take over for a while. However, if you are raising your child all by yourself, the situation becomes much more complicated.
 
Your child… Read More [+]


4 People to Consult During Florida Divorce Proceedings
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Divorce can be a very lonely event. You’ve separated from your partner, and while you may have emotional support from family and friends, it can be hard to reach out to loved ones and ask them to get involved in matters like property distribution or the legal process of divorce. Family members close to both you and your ex might not want to choose sides, or they just may lack… Read More [+]


Is There An Advantage to Filing for Divorce First in Florida?
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Category: Divorce | Family Law

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If you are considering filing for divorce, it may seem like the preparation is as much of a hassle as actually going through the divorce proceedings.
 
Every divorce “expert” (or friend who has been through a divorce) may offer a different piece of advice or cautionary tale about how to prepare yourself, your children, and your finances, for the months ahead. Some of these pieces of advice may come… Read More [+]