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Claiming a Child When You’re Divorced

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Sharing custody of a child often leads divorced parents to wonder which parent gets to claim their child on their taxes. Luckily there are federal laws in place that make determining which parent gets a tax break much easier. How a dependence tax deduction is determined Even when parents have shared custody, it rarely… Read More »

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What Affects a Judge’s Child Custody Decision?

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Going through a divorce is never easy. It’s a time of arguing and disagreements, and it’s even worse when kids are involved. When you and your spouse can’t come to an agreement on child custody, a judge will step in and make the decision for you. A judge will make his or her decision… Read More »

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How is Property Divided in a Divorce?

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When a couple decides to get a divorce, they must also decide how they are going to split the property they once shared. This can be difficult because after working so hard to acquire these things together, they must be divided or even given away. If you’re in the middle of a divorce and… Read More »

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How Can the Husband Receive Alimony in a Divorce?

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Today it’s not uncommon for women to make more than men in marriages. Alimony is always determined based on how much money each spouse makes, so when the wife makes more than the husband it is likely that she will be making the payments. This article discusses the factors that go into awarding alimony… Read More »

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What Process Follows a Contested Relocation Request?

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You may or may not know the process of a parent relocation in instances where one parent is moving and wants to take the child with them. The parent that is moving is required to give notice within 60 days of the move. The notice is received by the other parent and the other… Read More »

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Will My Infidelity Affect the Child Support Amount?

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When divorces involve infidelity, they can seem more stressful and complicated. Florida has fairly clear laws regarding divorce, custody, and child support. However, each case is different, so your infidelity might have caused your case to differ from the usual. How Child Support is Determined Child support is usually straightforward in Florida divorces. The courts… Read More »

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How Will the Courts Split up my House in a Divorce?

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If you’re currently going through a divorce, you may be wondering how your belongings and assets will be divided. Luckily for you, Florida has a fairly predictable system for dividing property in the situation of a divorce. Florida Property Division Florida’s laws regarding property division call for equitable distribution of property between the two… Read More »

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Does Child Support Depend on How Many Kids I Have?

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The divorce aftermath can be a confusing and stressful time. Children being involved often make this time even more taxing. If you don’t have full custody of your child after the divorce, you may be wondering how child support will work out. Moreover, how much child support will you have to pay and will… Read More »

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Are Cars Included in Property Splits?

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When it comes to dividing property, the rule in Florida is to be as even as possible. Once all separate property items (gifts, inheritances, and most possessions owned before the marriage) are taken out of the equation, whatever remains (community property) will be divvied up fairly and usually equally. There’s a bit of wiggle… Read More »

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Should I Still Get a Lawyer if my Divorce is Amicable?

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When most people think of divorce, they think of the big, contentious, Hollywood-fare, complete with courtroom scene and a couple fighting tooth-and-nail over every single item. The truth, though, is that very few divorces get to that point. Even though a relationship is ending and property is splitting, most couples are able to work… Read More »

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