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Category Archives: Miami family law lawyers

What Are the Best Interests of the Child?

When the court makes a decision, you’ve likely read or heard that the decision was made in the best interest of the child. But what exactly are the best interests of the child and how does the court go about evaluating them? A little bit of knowledge may help with understanding decisions made during a […]

Overcoming Addiction Helps Everyone in the Family

Childhood plays a pivotal role in affecting the course of a person’s life. With parenting, you want your children to live a fulfilling, happy, healthy, and enriching life. However, if you or your spouse are dealing with an addiction such as substance, this could affect the child’s life in negative ways that may follow them […]

Relocating with Your Child

If you’ve recently gone through the Florida divorce process and wish to move, you might wonder how your child custody arrangements will be affected by relocating. The rules and regulations that you must obey will depend heavily on how the child’s other parent feels about the transfer, but will also have to satisfy some situational […]

LGBT Couples May Wish to Become Equal Legal Parents

Since 2015, same sex marriage has been legal in Florida. During the same year, the statute preventing same sex couples from adopting was also removed. Same sex couples living in Florida may have adopted as single parents to circumvent the ban. If that’s the case, parents may wish to take the steps to become legal […]

Florida Bill Seeks to Make Huge Alimony Changes

If Florida Republican state legislators have their way, the state’s “permanent” alimony system may soon become a thing of the past. A bill is currently making its way through the pertinent channels that would place limits on the payment duration. Florida is one of just six states that allow lifetime alimony, With the bill, “bridge […]

Dealing with an Uninvolved Parent

Following a divorce, you may find that you’ll need to help your children deal with the emotions associated with the breakup, in addition to helping them adjust to a potential new living arrangement or family structure. If your former spouse isn’t making an effort to remain in the children’s lives now that you’ve parted ways, […]

When Alimony Is No Longer Necessary

With an acrimonious divorce, having to deal with alimony can raise more issues between a pair of feuding soon-to-be exes. It’s worth remembering that alimony is solely meant to provide the former spouse with the same living standard he or she was accustomed to during the marriage until they can find employment. However, is it […]

When Does Child Support End?

There are significant consequences that come with falling behind or failing to pay child support. Hence, it is imperative to make these payments a priority. Eventually, these payments will cease, but when does that time come? In most cases, child support ends when the child completes high school. There are scenarios where the payments will […]

Adopting a Foster Child

While many family planning Floridians are aware of the existence of adoption agencies in the state, not all understand the process. Bringing a foster child to a permanent family can be a positive, but also an exhausting time of life. Helping a new family member adapt to daily routines can be difficult; in addition to […]

Returning to Work Following a Divorce

Securing an agreement for spousal support is just the first part of getting back to enjoying your quality of life before the divorce. Clients continue to fall into the trap of believing that for the rest of their lives they will survive off alimony. Nevertheless, alimony is intended only to be a temporary solution in […]

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