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Category Archives: Fort Lauderdale Family Law

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Modifying a Custody Plan for the Holidays

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

With the holidays just around the corner, many families are beginning to plan trips, request time off from work, or coordinate travel plans with loved ones. These tasks can become much more difficult when a parent’s plans or circumstances change, requiring the last minute modification of a child custody arrangement. Official modifications can be… Read More »

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Creating a “Baby Prenup”

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

Most people are familiar with prenuptial agreements, or contracts entered into before a couple gets married and that dictate how assets will be divided in the event of divorce. A recent development, however, has taken this decades old practice and turned it into a means of clarifying parental rights and responsibilities. Colloquially known as… Read More »

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Alternatives to Traditional Alimony

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

Recent changes to the federal tax code have had a significant effect on how alimony payments are handled during divorce, as former spouses who make spousal maintenance payments no longer qualify for a tax deduction. Furthermore, alimony recipients must now pay income taxes on all payments that they receive from a former spouse. Both… Read More »

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Calculating Income for Alimony and Child Support Purposes

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

One of the most important factors that courts assess when setting alimony and child support awards is both parties’ incomes. Although wages and salaries may come to mind first when considering what qualifies as income, these are not the only sources of funds that the courts treat as income. For this reason, divorcing couples… Read More »

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When Can a Child Testify in a Florida Divorce Case?

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

Most Florida courts frown on attempts to involve children in divorce litigation. This includes a general prohibition against requiring a child to testify in a deposition or on the stand. It is possible, however, for a child to testify in court in certain situations, but only if specific requirements are met. To learn more… Read More »

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What Can I do to Reduce the Cost of Divorce?

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

Ending a marriage is a complicated process that requires couples to contend with a wide range of complex issues. Unfortunately, resolving these issues can be both time-consuming and expensive, which often adds to the stresses of divorce. There are, however, a few steps that couples can take to reduce the cost of marital separation,… Read More »

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Why You Should Consider Including Natural Disaster-Related Custody Provisions in Your Parenting Plan

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

As Florida makes its way firmly into hurricane season, residents across the state are reassessing their emergency plans, stocking up on supplies, and boarding up their homes. Parents who share custody of their children, in addition to taking these steps, may also want to reassess their parenting plans and visitation arrangements to ensure that… Read More »

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Who Retains Interspousal Gifts After Divorce?

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

Florida is an equitable distribution state, which means that divorcing couples must divide all of their marital property in an equitable, or fair manner before their divorce can be finalized. In some cases, determining what qualifies as marital property is a simple process. However, this is not always true, so if you and your… Read More »

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Don’t Forget to Include These Important Details in Your Parenting Plan

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

Under Florida law, all divorcing couples who share minor children are required to create a parenting plan detailing how parenting time and decision making responsibility will be divided between the parties upon dissolution of their marriage. In fact, a divorce will only be finalized when these plans are approved by the courts, so if… Read More »

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Collecting Overdue Child Support in Florida

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

In Florida, parenthood comes with certain legal rights and obligations. For instance, barring allegations of abuse or criminal activity, a parent has the right to visitation with his or her child. However, parenthood also comes with the obligation to financially support a child at least until he or she reaches the age of majority…. Read More »

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