Parenting plans in Florida – What is required?

A new Florida law designed to streamline Florida parenting plans as part of an administrative order that establishes paternity or addresses child support was recently created. On January 1, Florida’s Department of Revenue gained the authority to offer parents a proposed...

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The Benefits of Using Mediation in Divorce disputes in Florida

Background Using Mediation in Divorce disputes in Florida is a welcomed alternative to litigation for many divorcing couples.  Florida has recently enacted the Collaborative Law Process Act which deals with Collaborative Divorces. This law gave legitimacy to settling divorce proceedings, including paternity, custody and other...

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Simple Divorces in Florida; Why you may still need an Attorney.

Simple Divorces in Florida are quite common for those wanting to dissolve their marriage without using an attorney.  This process allows parties to pursue a Simplified Dissolution of Marriage.  A simple divorce may be attractive as an attorney is not usually used...

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Dividing Property in a Divorce in Florida

For most, dividing property in a divorce is one of the most stressful components of a divorce. The parties to a divorce can choose to enter into an agreement regarding the division of property. Such an agreement can be reached as...

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Social Media Accounts; Property in a divorce

Florida Courts may treat Social Media Accounts as Property in a Divorce subject to being divided like any other property. Many people may have accounts with social media services, such as Facebook or Twitter, neglecting to account for social media...

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Divorce and Property Distribution. Does Waste play a role?

It is no secret that divorce can be a messy process. Emotions run high and hard decisions are made. In some divorces, one or both parties may even feel victimized. While it may be tempting to handle disputes out of...

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Child Support Extension and Disability

Children need the support and care of their parents. Generally, parents are required to give appropriate care to their children until they reach the age of 18. There are times, however, when children may need regular care beyond that time...

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Things to Avoid in a Divorce

Parties to a divorce often experience a wide range of emotions. Whether it is anger, sadness, confusion, or even satisfaction, divorces have many effects on people. While the court will allow people to obtain what is lawfully theirs, some take matters...

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Understanding Child Support Payments in Florida

In a divorce, there are many decisions that must be made, either by the court or by the parties. Such decisions include property division as well as decisions involving children. One such matter, child support, can lead to conflict and cause...

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Back to the Basics: Florida Family Law – Modifying Alimony

Going through a divorce is generally a stressful process, even if both parties agree to a mutual end of the marriage. The legal considerations of a divorce do not end as soon as the court makes a final judgment.  Awards...

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