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Monthly Archives: December 2015

New Proposed Bill Aims to Change Florida Alimony

By DeVoe Law Firm |

The House Bill HB-455 aims to change the Florida alimony procedures and processes in many ways. Florida lawmakers previously tried to alter the Florida alimony law in 2013 with a bill that was ultimately vetoed by Governor Rick Scott. The biggest alteration HB-455 proposes is to eliminate permanent alimony altogether, including durational and rehabilitative… Read More »

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What Every Father Should Know About Paternity Leave

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As many people know, expecting and new mothers are generally granted some form of paid maternity leave to spend time at home with the newborn baby. In fact, most states require employers to give new mothers a regulated amount of paid maternity leave. Social studies have shown that parents spending more time washing, changing… Read More »

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What Factors go into Determining Child Custody?

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There are many things the court may look at when trying to determine child custody. Every case is different, so there is no perfect list when it comes to this. There are, however, a few things that are usually found in a court’s list vetting the ideal home for the child. Parents’ ability to… Read More »

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Determining Child Support When a Parent Makes Commission

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When parent separations occur, the state of Florida makes all decisions based on the best interests of the children. In fact, Florida decided it is the right of all children to maintain constant support from both parents until the age of 18. This includes child support. Determining child support can seem complicated, especially when… Read More »

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