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What is the Legal Process of Divorce in Florida?

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The state of Florida attempts to make the divorce process as simple and as stress free as possible. Divorce is never easy, so it is important to understand the entire process before you go through it. This article will take you through the steps that should be completed during the process of a divorce. It… Read More »

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Should I Choose an Aggressive Custody Lawyer?

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Legal battles over children are never easy. Acting in the best interest of the child is always the first priority. But how do you decide if you need an aggressive custody lawyer? The answer usually lies in your situation and can usually be answered easily. But there are a few things you should consider… Read More »

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What Determines my Child Visitation Rights as a Father?

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Divorce can be a trying time on families. Having to divide custody in a way that everyone agrees on can be difficult and may not always result in the best outcome. So how do you define your rights to custody and visitation as a father? In the state of Florida there’s several ways to… Read More »

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Who Pays the Bills During a Divorce in Process?

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Going through a divorce is a very stressful and trying time for most couples. Dealing with the emotional turmoil a divorce can put on a family while having to sort out payments and bills can add extra unnecessary stress during a split. While everyone’s situation is different, both spouses should agree on how to divide… Read More »

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Legal Differences Between Voluntary and Contested Relocation with Children

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In today’s economy it has become increasingly common for people to relocate for stable jobs and other financial support. This can become difficult for divorced people who share custody of their children. If a divorced couple that shares custody of their children needs to relocate over 50 miles away from the other parent, a… Read More »

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Uncontested Divorce in Florida

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In the state of Florida, divorce doesn’t have to be a dramatic, drawn out event. When a couple wants to end their marriage and can cooperate and agree on the division of their assets, it’s possible for them to file for an uncontested divorce, also known as a simplified dissolution. In an uncontested divorce… Read More »

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Who Claims the Dependent on Taxes if Parents Have Equal Time Sharing

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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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How Divorce Affects Your Health

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While it is widely known that divorce is both uncomfortable and unenjoyable for those who go through it, many do not know about the health effects divorce can cause. There is much debate about this, but according to prevention.com, divorce can actually cause a slew of health concerns. We will break a few of those… Read More »

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Lawmakers Try to Get Approval for Another Alimony Overhaul

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Florida lawmakers are, again, trying to push a bill past Governor Rick Scott that will overhaul the current child support standards. This is the second time the lawmakers are trying to get Governor Rick Scott to approve this alimony bill. Changing How Time-Sharing in Florida is Determined The new bill includes a large section… Read More »

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When Can Florida Child Support Go Beyond Age 18?

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Child support is often a mandatory aspect of a divorce or separation of any kind when minor children are involved. A child support order is the court’s means making sure a minor is consistently provided for financially. Even if a parent is not physically present in a child’s life, the state of Florida orders… Read More »

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