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Monthly Archives: March 2015

What is a Guardian Ad Litem in Divorce?

By DeVoe Law Firm |

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… Read More »

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Orlando Divorce Cases Can Drag On

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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… Read More »

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Divorce Alimony – Where in the Range Do You Fall?

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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… Read More »

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Proposed Changes to Florida’s Alimony Law – Divorce Alimony Presumptive Amount and Duration

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The Florida House of Representatives is considering major changes to Florida’s alimony law in 2015.  Proposed legislation was recently filed in February 2015 and is now making its way through committee.  If it is passed, it may be effective and become law as soon as October 1, 2015. One of the major changes in the… Read More »

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Orlando to Publish Divorce and Child Support Records Online?

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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… Read More »

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There’s an App for That: Child Support

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In today’s world, we rely on our phones and computers for just about everything. We utilize alerts on our phones to remind us of things at the appropriate time, automatic bill pay is available for many monthly bills, and countless apps are available to make life easier. If there is a need, someone will… Read More »

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Can Good Money Habits Turn a Marriage Around?

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Bypassing a potential divorce could be directly related to how you and your spouse choose to tackle your finances. Statistics show that typically January can be a brutal month for divorces, with rates tripling during the first month of the year, once the holiday rush has settled and real life resumes. In many cases,… Read More »

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