Not Recognizing Your Marriage Means No Divorce?

Back in 2008, Florida passed a constitutional amendment banning homosexual marriage with a 62% yes vote. Since then, there have been quite a number of cases brought to the courts to challenge that ruling, including a few recent ones which are a little different. Generally, couples will challenge the court when they are seeking a… Read more

Florida Man Turns Self in for Skipping Child Support Payments

When you’re watching the news, if a story about child support payments comes up, it is almost always negative. Either someone is in a heated divorce, contesting proposed child support payments, or they are trying to fight their current support payments, or even someone being arrested for not paying and leaving town. A recent case… Read more

Grandmother Seeks Reimbursement for Unlawful Child Support

It is a fairly common occurrence for an individual to be facing child support payments after a divorce filing. This can even be true if the child is not yours biologically, but was part of a family that you married into. What happens, however, when you are forced to pay child support payments for a… Read more

Are Alimony Decisions Permanent?

Q: Since my divorce 5 years ago, my income has been cut rather significantly, and my ex-spouse’s has increased. Is it possible to get an alimony modification, or is the decision permanent? A: Well, fortunately, the short answer is yes, alimony can be modified, depending on what the court originally ordered. The long answer is… Read more

This Traffic Safety Measure Actually Increases Accidents

In an ironic twist, a new study has found that certain traffic safety devices actually increase the risk of traffic accidents. According to the study, traffic accidents increased after installation of walk signals that were intended to protect pedestrians.  Researchers believe the problem is that it is not just the pedestrians that can see the… Read more