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Do You Have Questions About Establishing Paternity In Florida?
Paternity laws vary from state to state, which can make it difficult for parents to get a handle on the answers to paternity-related questions. To help, we’ve included answers to a few of the most common questions about paternity law in Florida. Is Having a Father’s Name on a Child’s Birth Certificate Sufficient to… Read More »
A Few Questions To Ask When Deciding The Fate Of The Marital Home During Divorce
There are a lot of different things that couples need to discuss when they decide to file for divorce, one of which is who (if anyone) will remain in the marital home. While putting a home up for sale and dividing the equity often proves to be the best choice for divorcing couples, there… Read More »
Signs That Your Child Might Be Struggling With Your Divorce
Divorce is never easy, especially when children are involved. It’s natural for kids to feel confused, sad, or even angry when they find out that their family is changing, but some behaviors could indicate that they’re having a harder time coping than expected. We’ve listed a few red flags to keep an eye out… Read More »
Dividing A 401(k) Account During Divorce
Splitting up marital assets often proves to be one of the most difficult aspects of divorce, especially when the nature of those assets is complex. For example, 401(k) accounts are often held by only a single spouse, but could still be subject to division upon finalization of their divorce. Fortunately, there are a number… Read More »
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 »