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How To Obtain an Injunction in Florida

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An injunction, also known as a restraining order, is a court ordered document that legally orders an abuser to stop doing certain acts. People who are victims of domestic violence can obtain an injunction in Florida,  ordering their abuser to move out of their shared home and making it illegally to contact or come… Read More »

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What is the Adoption Process Like in Florida?

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The road to adoption can be a long and stressful one, but in the end it’s extremely rewarding. The path differs for everyone, but it usually involves an orientation session, an in-depth training program to help you determine if adoption is right for you and your family, a home study and a background check. The… 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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What Does Filing for a Motion for Default Mean

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A motion for default in a divorce case allows the person who filed the petition to ask the court to grant them petition when the other spouse failed to file an answer in court. Typically, in a divorce, the respondent answers the divorce petition by confirming or disputing the facts and terms set out…. 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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Should a Florida Man with Dementia Be Able to File for Divorce?

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A $10 million lawsuit occurring in Florida currently is rooted in the question, “should a man with dementia be able to file for divorce?” The man with dementia, who is worth more than $10 million, is caught in the middle between his children and wife. The man decided to divorce his wife, but the… Read More »

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What are the Types of Alimony in Florida?

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In the state of Florida, there are many different types of alimony one can be awarded after the end of a marriage. These types of alimony are dependent on a variety of circumstances including financial statuses and the amount of time the marriage was upheld. Florida alimony types vary and are important to know… Read More »

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Relocating a Child Under a Florida Time Sharing Agreement

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Child custody cases can be tough and confusing for everyone involved. In order to help ease some of that confusion, here is some information on what needs to occur in order to relocate a child in or after a child custody case in Florida. A New Set of Written Agreements In order for one… Read More »

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