15 Reasons You Need a Family Law Attorney
Oct28

15 Reasons You Need a Family Law Attorney

Family law pertains to the rules, regulations and court procedures involving the family. The counsel and expertise of a skilled Family Law attorney in advisable in most of these cases depending on the factors of the particular case.  Family Law attorneys provide a wide range of services dealing with family matters and domestic relations, some of which include these 15 reasons: Divorce, Separation and Annulments Prenuptial and...

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Retroactive Child Support in Florida
Jul12

Retroactive Child Support in Florida

Florida law always acts in the best interest of the child and states that both parents are legally responsible to provide support to their children. The court may order retroactive child support payments for the time between the date the parents separated and the date the child support order went into effect up to 24 months. If you are seeking to establish retroactive child support, or you have received a petition requesting...

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Modifying Child Support in Florida
Jun03

Modifying Child Support in Florida

In Florida, a child support order amount is based on the income of both parents and the needs of the child. It specifies how much support should be paid, when it should be paid, who pays support and who receives support. There maybe occasions when the child support order needs modifying to meet the current needs of the parents and child. The following situations are considered legitimate reasons to review the child support order: Your...

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Enforcing Child Support in Florida
May31

Enforcing Child Support in Florida

It is Florida law that every child has the right to financial support from both parents until the age of 18. The Department of Revenue is the state agency responsible for the Florida’s Child Support Enforcement Program and works with the courts, law enforcement, other Florida agencies and all other states to enforce support orders. Failure to pay child support can have very serious consequences. If a parent doesn’t fulfill...

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Factors Determining Child Support in Florida
May27

Factors Determining Child Support in Florida

When it comes to children of divorced parents, the Florida courts base their decisions on time-sharing, decision making and financial support on what’s in the best interest of the child with both parents sharing in the responsibility. While every situation is unique, the court will use the following general factors when calculating the payment amount that will go into the support order required to take care of the child’s daily...

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Need a Temporary Relief Lifeline?
May12

Need a Temporary Relief Lifeline?

If you find yourself anticipating a divorce, Florida law allows you to request temporary relief by filing a “motion for temporary needs and other relief” pending the final disposition of your divorce case. Temporary relief is granted by the court hearing a particular divorce case through the granting of certain temporary orders which can include: Time sharing Child support Temporary alimony Attorney fees and costs If you...

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