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Child Testimony in High Conflict Divorce Cases

IN ALL FLORIDA court proceedings involving children, the courts have a legal obligation to make decisions regarding the children based on the “best interests of the child.” This is a legal standard established by the Florida legislature and case law. Florida Statute 61.13 addresses the factors the court may take into consideration when determining the best […]

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Child Custody and Support Modification in Florida: 5 Facts You Should Know

WHEN COUPLES with minor children divorce, the parties often think they are “done” with legal matters related to the divorce once a final judgment is entered. What many people fail to consider is the likelihood of circumstances in their lives and their children’s lives changing over time. One parent may get offered a job in another […]

Estate Planning in Divorce

Wills and Trusts After Divorce

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] IN TODAY’S COMPLEX SOCIETY, estate planning can be more complicated than ever. Many families are “blending,” as couples divorce, remarry and share custody of children from different relationships. Each time a change occurs in a primary relationship, whether marriage, death, birth of a child, and […]

Holiday Time Sharing

Holiday Time-Sharing

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] SPRING BREAK is upon us once again. For many families it’s a time of fun in the sun and surf. However, for newly separated and divorcing families, it can be a confusing and painful time as they try to sort through timesharing and scheduling issues […]

Child Support Questions and Answers

Child Support Q&A

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] FOR DIVORCING COUPLES with minor children, child support can be one of the most confusing and contentious issues. Clients frequently call with questions concerning child support and modification of child support orders. Hopefully, these will answer some of your basic questions. Of course, each case […]

Relocation with minor child

Relocation with Minor Child

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] ONE OF THE MOST significant challenges divorcing families with minor children face can be relocation, particularly if one or both of the parents need to move some distance away due to employment or, perhaps, a new relationship. This issue is such a hot button with […]