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How to Arrange a Time-Sharing Schedule During a Divorce

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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 »

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How Long Does Divorce Take in Florida?

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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 »

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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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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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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 Cars Included in Property Splits?

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When it comes to dividing property, the rule in Florida is to be as even as possible. Once all separate property items (gifts, inheritances, and most possessions owned before the marriage) are taken out of the equation, whatever remains (community property) will be divvied up fairly and usually equally. There’s a bit of wiggle… Read More »

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Should I Still Get a Lawyer if my Divorce is Amicable?

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When most people think of divorce, they think of the big, contentious, Hollywood-fare, complete with courtroom scene and a couple fighting tooth-and-nail over every single item. The truth, though, is that very few divorces get to that point. Even though a relationship is ending and property is splitting, most couples are able to work… Read More »

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Tips on Maintaining a Time-Sharing Schedule

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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 »

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What Does a Judge Look at When Deciding Alimony?

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Alimony, or spousal support, is an aspect of law dealing with preventing unfair economic effects following a Florida divorce. Essentially, it prevents individuals who have lived a certain way for years during a marriage (or who gave up a career for the purposes of child-rearing) from being left high-and-dry with limited income and overwhelming… Read More »

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Reasons for Filing Injunctions

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An injunction is basically a restraining order, which demands that the person who the order was filed against stays away from the person who filed the order. Violating one of these civil injunction is a crime and those who violate them are subject to criminal penalties, including jail. In the state of Florida, victims… Read More »

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