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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Dissolution of Marriage Appeal in Florida
Oct25

Dissolution of Marriage Appeal in Florida

If the judge in your dissolution of marriage trial has issued a final judgment and if you feel the judge’s decision was incorrect or are dissatisfied with the results, you may be able to appeal that decision provided that certain procedural steps are followed. In the state of Florida, a judge has broad discretion in dissolution of marriage cases. An appellate court does not often reverse a trial judge’s decision. In some...

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In the “Best Interest of the Child”
Oct18

In the “Best Interest of the Child”

When parents decide to divorce, it is a major personal crisis that affects them as well as their children. Although divorcing parents are ending their relationship as spouses, they are not ending their parenting relationship. Regardless of the circumstances, the care of the children should always be both parents’ primary concern. The responsibilities and duties relative to a child’s support and care will continue until the...

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Divorce Mediation in Florida
Oct11

Divorce Mediation in Florida

Divorce mediation is the method many couples consider as an alternative to divorce court litigation. A neutral third party, usually a Family Law attorney, acts as a mediator to facilitate discussion, propose solutions and help couples resolve issues that include but are not limited to distribution of assets, alimony, child custody, timesharing, and child support. Divorcing spouses who still maintain a friendly relationship use...

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Social Media and Divorce
Sep15

Social Media and Divorce

Good or bad, social media networking sites and smartphone applications have become an integral part of our daily lives tracking our every mood and location with status updates, emoticons and pictures. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linked In, as well as text messages and emails, can create ample evidence that can be used against either party to affect alimony, child support, child custody and more in a divorce case. And the...

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What is a Contested Divorce in Florida?
Sep13

What is a Contested Divorce in Florida?

Divorces, as we all know, are most often a very challenging, negative and sometimes combative scenario. All too often both parties can’t agree on the primary terms of the divorce, such as division of assets, allocation of debts, alimony, child support, children time sharing, or even the divorce itself. When this is the case the divorce is considered contested. The process begins with a petition for dissolution of marriage, filed with...

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