What is a Guardian Ad Litem in Divorce?

Regardless of the situation that brought them there, children who are under the supervision of the Department of Children and Family, or who are involved in divorce, paternity, or other family law case, often need someone to look out for their best interests and to speak on their behalf. A Guardian ad Litem is appointed… Read more


Orlando Divorce Cases Can Drag On

If you are facing criminal charges in Florida, it is your right per the Sixth Amendment to a speedy and public trial. If, instead, you are going through a divorce, there is a very good chance that you will be waiting a long time for your court date. Many families in Orange County find themselves… Read more


Divorce Alimony – Where in the Range Do You Fall?

A range is good, but a number is better. As discussed in my earlier post on range-based alimony, the proposed new alimony law establishes a presumptive range for alimony. This range can be quite wide depending on the relative income of the parties and the length of the marriage before divorce. How will the court… Read more



Orlando to Publish Divorce and Child Support Records Online?

All across Florida, clerks of court are in the process of making electronic court records available online for public access. Florida is leading the nation in online record sharing; most states’ residents have nowhere near the access to public court records that Florida residents do. Some records can be viewed anonymously, while other records will… Read more