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What Factors Are Considered During Equitable Distribution?
If you live in Florida and are considering divorce, you probably have a lot of questions about the kinds of issues you’ll encounter during divorce, including how your assets will be divided. You may be asking yourself who gets what and which assets are even subject to division. The answers to these questions will… Read More »
Parenting Plans For Teenagers
All parenting plans, regardless of the children they are created for, contain certain information, including a time-sharing schedule. A parenting plan for a teenager (13-18 years old), however, may need to be customized to fit the needs of a child that age. This can be a difficult endeavor, so if you are co-parenting a… Read More »
What Do Florida Alimony Payments Cover?
The expenses that alimony covers will depend in large part on the type of alimony award in question. These include temporary, durational, bridge-the-gap, rehabilitative, and permanent alimony. To learn more about the different types of alimony that are awarded in Florida and what kinds of expenses those payments can be used for, reach out… Read More »
What Is Shared Parental Responsibility?
In Florida, lawmakers started moving away from terms like “custody” a few years ago, instead opting for the assignment of parenting time and parental responsibility. While the former refers to the time that children actually spend with each parent, the latter involves how decision-making responsibility for a child will be shared by his or… Read More »
Why Your Child Support May Be Too High
Child support isn’t supposed to be a financial burden for parents, but is intended to require payments that are basically equivalent to what a parent would normally spend on a child’s upkeep if the parents had decided to remain together. Still, some parents may find it difficult to keep up with payments, whether because… Read More »
The Basics Of Filing For Divorce In Florida
The divorce laws of every state vary, so it’s a good idea for Florida couples who are thinking about ending their marriages to become familiar with Florida’s specific divorce filing-related rules. For help navigating the Florida divorce process, or for assistance with your divorce-related questions and concerns, call our legal team or send us… Read More »
Building A Parenting Plan Around Your Child’s School Schedule
Parents with young school-age children encounter a lot more difficulties when drafting a parenting plan, as they must account for that child’s school schedule. This means that besides the terms of a basic parenting plan, parents with children in school will also need to customize their plan to fit their child’s day-to-day school schedule…. Read More »
Will Bankruptcy Affect My Right To Alimony?
If you were just notified that a former spouse filed for bankruptcy, you may be concerned about the fate of your alimony payments. Rest assured, you are still entitled to receive your those payments, although obtaining them could end up being a bit more complicated. Read on to learn more about your rights to… Read More »
What Are The Different Kinds Of Spousal Maintenance In Florida?
Many people are surprised to learn that their financial responsibilities to a former spouse don’t end just because they get divorced. This is because, under Florida, a higher earning spouse can be legally required to make monthly alimony, or spousal maintenance payments, to a lesser earning spouse once a divorce has been finalized. These… Read More »
What To Know About Parenting Coordination In Florida
Divorce can be emotionally grueling for the parties involved, especially for a couple’s children, who may not fully grasp how and why their lives are about to change. Because it is not possible to fully shelter children from custody and parenting time issues, Florida lawmakers instituted a type of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) called… Read More »