Close Menu

Tag Archives: child custody

How to Arrange a Time-Sharing Schedule During a Divorce

By DeVoe Law Firm |

Divorce is very tough on children. They are forced to adapt to a new schedule of being shuttled back and forth and usually end up living in two different homes, or not seeing one parent a majority of the time. With all of this change, it’s important for your child’s life to have as much… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

How Long Does Divorce Take in Florida?

By DeVoe Law Firm |

The time it takes for a divorce to be finalized varies with every individual. If the divorce is uncontested, meaning both spouses agree on everything, it can take as little as 4 weeks. In a contested divorce the court has to decide on what the spouses don’t agree on. These divorces can take 6… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

Claiming a Child When You’re Divorced

By DeVoe Law Firm |

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 »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

What Affects a Judge’s Child Custody Decision?

By DeVoe Law Firm |

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 »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

Will My Infidelity Affect the Child Support Amount?

By DeVoe Law Firm |

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 »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

Tips on Maintaining a Time-Sharing Schedule

By DeVoe Law Firm |

In the state of Florida, child custody and visitation are lumped under the category of “time sharing,” which essentially boils down to both parents writing out a detailed plan for the time that a child spends with each parent. Depending on whether both parents were able to work together to formulate the plan, or… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

Does an Affair Affect Who Gets Child Custody?

By DeVoe Law Firm |

Florida is a no-fault divorce state. This means that the couple does not need a reason or to put fault on one spouse to get a divorce. All the couple needs to do is state that the marriage is broken beyond repair and they can proceed with the divorce. The state of Florida courts… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

What is a Reasonable Time Sharing Setup

By DeVoe Law Firm |

Time sharing after a divorce in Florida In the state of Florida, child custody and visitation is referred to as time-sharing. The courts believe that it is usually always in the best interest of the child to have equal time-sharing schedules, and you should have a plan that shows when your child spends time… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

What is a Reasonable Time Sharing Setup

By DeVoe Law Firm |

Time sharing after a divorce in Florida In the state of Florida, child custody and visitation is referred to as time-sharing. The courts believe that it is usually in the best interest of the child to have equal time-sharing schedules, and you should have a plan that shows when your child spends time with… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

What Are Included in Grandparent Rights

By DeVoe Law Firm |

Divorce not only impacts a couple’s immediate family; it can also impact a grandparent’s ability to see their grandchildren. Grandparents have the right to be granted custody of their grandchildren or even court-mandated visitation with their grandchildren. Legislation has been put into place over the past 35 years to ensure that grandparents do have… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn