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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Recognize the Signs of Domestic Violence
Oct14

Recognize the Signs of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship to gain or maintain control over the other person. Even though the person is in a harmful situation, they are often reluctant to leave the relationship because of the abuser’s ability to justify the behavior. It is important to recognize the signs of domestic violence and seek help. An abusive partner: Embarrasses you or makes fun of you in front of your...

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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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Domestic Violence A Serious Issue
Oct04

Domestic Violence A Serious Issue

Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, is the willful intimidation, emotional abuse, threats, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior by one intimate partner against another as part of a systematic pattern of power and control. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports these staggering national statistics: One woman is fatally shot by a spouse, ex-spouse or dating...

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