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A Brief Look at Dependency Cases

Here is a hypothetical scenario: a child is taken away from you because, unbeknownst to you, someone anonymously contacted an abuse hotline alleging that the child was being neglected, abandoned, or abused. You now find yourself having to navigate the legalities of a dependency case. A dependency case, also called a Chapter 39 trial, is […]

Is Your Ex Entitled to Your Business?

Launching and operating a business takes a tremendous amount of work and dedication, from building loyal clients to managing downturns and more. For many business owners, the business is a major source of financial stability. If the owner is married and facing divorce, however, what happens to the business? It’s understandable to feel protective of […]

Coronavirus May Not Supersede a Custody Court Order

We previously talked about a case in which a mother was seeking to retain custody of the child due to the father working as a first responder during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the case we’re looking at today, the scenario is somewhat reversed. A mother in Florida who works as an emergency room physician was […]

COVID-19 and Custody Arrangements

A Today article provides some useful and fascinating insight into how COVID-19 may affect child custody arrangements when people are being encouraged not to go outdoors and practice social distancing. In one example, a former couple living near each other are choosing to stick to their current arrangement unless the coronavirus ends up affecting the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Alimony That “Bridges the Gap”

If you’ve had a divorce in Florida, the alimony issue has likely been part of the process. Alimony, a way to provide financial support to a former spouse, is awarded in different ways based on the length of the marriage and the need, and may be either long-term or short-term depending on various factors. Bridge-the-gap […]

Avoiding Issues with Same Sex Divorce

Same-sex couples are free to marry in Florida, just like heterosexual couples. As is the case with their hetero couples, there is always the possibility of divorce. Though same sex couples can choose to marry or get divorced, complications may arise. One issue same sex couples may have to contend with is the length of […]

Dealing with Overdue Child Support Payments

A common issue many single parents find themselves dealing with is nor receiving child support payments from the other parent. These payments often help with funding school activities as well as some of the child’s basic needs. How does a single parent survive and support the child without those extra funds? Florida has several ways […]

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