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Failing to Pay Child Support May Lead to a Suspended License

When a parent receives an order from the court to pay child support, that order turns into a legal obligation, which means the parent must pay. If child support payments are not made, it may result in penalties, including license suspension. However, there is a grace period of sorts where the parent can correct the […]

Easing the Divorce Process

Even in scenarios where both parties are largely civil, the divorce process has its difficulties. Successfully navigating a divorce means making sure that you’re following the proper steps during the uncoupling process. Here are a pair of tips to consider. Communicate. If a child is involved and one parent is refusing to communicate, the divorce […]

How Does Alimony Work with Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is a last resort option people consider when they are facing seemingly impossible debt. While the process does indeed discharge many debts like credit cards and medical payments, other debts such as alimony or child support are typically not eligible for discharge. Alimony is the payments a spouse makes to his or her former […]

When Child Support Payments Become Difficult

Are you late on your child support payments? You may understandably be concerned about potentially being taken into custody or the consequences resulting from being delinquent. Being behind on child support may also prevent you from leaving the country. Besides these ramifications, there is also having your reputation damaged. A reputation that’s been affected by […]

Back to School After a Divorce

A new school year will be commencing soon. If you are a single parent, it is possible you may have to coordinate with your ex-spouse to ensure that your child’s schedule remains on track without any issues arising. There are some simple ways to do this. For starters, make use of a calendar. With online […]

Can Child Support End Earlier

In most cases involving divorce, child support will also be part of the expenses involved. Most people are aware that child support ends once the child turns eighteen years of age. However, there may be circumstances where this support may continue, such as if past payments are owed or if the child needs ongoing care […]

Parental Rights as an Unwed Father

Fathers play a vital role in a child’s life. For unwed fathers wishing to maintain a relationship with their child, but have parted ways with the mother, this may prove to be a challenge. At Rafool, LLC, we have represented clients who wish to maintain visitation rights or establish a joint custody agreement with the […]

David Hazouri Presents at the Florida Bar’s Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence Committee

Last month, Partner David Hazouri arranged and assisted in the EDDE 4-hour CLE presentation at the Florida Bar’s Annual Convention held at the Boca Raton Hotel and Resort as the out-going Chairman of the Florida Bar’s Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence Committee of the Business Law Section. David Hazouri curated and MC’d a half-day, four […]

Discussing Legal Family Matters with Loved Ones

Dealing with a matter involving family law may result in a tremendous amount of stress for those involved as well as other family members. Whether it’s determining custody, splitting property, or a divorce, sensitivity is important during the process. In some cases, a person may turn to their family members as means of finding support […]

The Importance of Paying Alimony

Having to pay alimony to your former spouse probably isn’t the most pleasant experience. If the divorce was acrimonious, your wishes probably involve not having to deal with the person anymore. It is imperative that alimony payments are made on time. Refusing to pay court-ordered alimony has serious ramifications. It is possible to be held […]

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