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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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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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How does the Court Determine the Level of Child Support in a Divorce?

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In a divorce that involves children, child support is almost unavoidable. One parent will almost always be required to make payments to the other parent in order to help support their child. But many people going through a divorce don’t understand how the amount of child support is calculated and determined. If you’re going… 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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Determining Child Support When a Parent Makes Commission

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When parent separations occur, the state of Florida makes all decisions based on the best interests of the children. In fact, Florida decided it is the right of all children to maintain constant support from both parents until the age of 18. This includes child support. Determining child support can seem complicated, especially when… Read More »

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Child Support Modification in Florida

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There are several reasons why a parent may want modification to their child support. The parent paying the child support might have lost their job, gotten a new, lower paying job, or seen an increase in child expenses. The parent receiving the child support may seek an increase in child support because the child… Read More »

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Getting Credit for Child Support Arrearage in Florida?

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A recent question came through about a Florida man who had been living with and supporting his child and her mother for several years after they had divorced. Along with the divorce, the mother was awarded a child support order. Though the couple reconciled for several years, the mother never terminated the child support… Read More »

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$90,000 of Overdue Child Support Lands Florida Man in Jail

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In mid-September, a Florida man pleaded guilty to owing over $90,000 in child support. He hadn’t made a single payment since 2012, at which time he already owed over $60,000 in Florida child support. He now faces up to two years in jail and a $250,000 fine. What’s more, in addition to the jail… Read More »

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