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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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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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Are There Exceptions to Florida’s No Fault Divorce Policy?

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Florida is a no fault divorce state, meaning that either party can seek a divorce without having to prove any reason or fault in the marriage other than the fact that the spouses don’t want to be married anymore. This rule relieves the court from having to decide whose fault the broken marriage is… Read More »

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Benefits of Having a Prenuptial or Postnuptial Agreement

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People most often make prenuptial and postnuptial agreements so that in the event that they do need a divorce, it takes the confusion and retaliation out of the process. Divorces are stressful and sometimes messy, so having a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement will take away a lot of the drama that comes with divorce…. Read More »

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Signs I Need a Divorce

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Deciding whether to get a divorce can be the most difficult decision you’ll have to make in your life. Everyone wants to try to make it work to some extent. You’ve built a life and a family together and no one wants to throw that away. But in some situations divorce is just better… Read More »

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What is a Reasonable Time Sharing Setup

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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 »

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