Child Support: Will I Have to Pay Child Support?

Marriages can be wonderful if the two partners work well together and find ways to make the relationship last. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Couples get divorced for many reasons including marrying too young, infidelity, financial trouble, and so much more. One of the more difficult parts about a divorce, however, is whenever children…

Is It Possible To Obtain Sole Custody in Florida?

No matter the circumstances, divorces are usually very complex and emotionally painful. It’s likely that if your partnership has come to an end, you’ll be in need of divorce help. This is especially true if children are involved. Your divorce lawyers can help you navigate the process of coming to a custody agreement, known today…

Legal Separation: Is it Allowed in Florida?

Statistics show that the old adage that ‘half of all marriages end in divorce’ is not really true. Still, countless couples decide to dissolve their partnerships through divorce proceedings every day. Women may file for two-thirds of divorces, but every couple could use divorce help when the time comes. In places where ‘no fault’ divorces…

Keep Your Divorce Costs Down With These Four Tips

There are so many divorce horror stories out there and if you’re beginning the steps towards divorce papers, you need a divorce lawyer, whether you’re planning on filing uncontested divorce or for a contested divorce. There are about two divorces every minute in the United States and many children grew up in a divorced household.…

Important Questions to Ask a Family Lawyer About Custody

NOTE: The word “custody” is no longer the accepted term used by the Florida Bar. The Courts now prefer the word “timesharing” with one parent exercising “majority timesharing” or both parents exercising “equal timesharing”. For the most part there’s nothing easy about divorce. And when a couple has children involved, things only get more difficult…

New Florida Alimony Bill

Florida’s alimony laws were written at a time when more women were stay-at-home-moms and marriages were “until death do us part.” Those days are long gone but alimony laws haven’t changed to meet the times. Unfortunately, permanent alimony in certain cases is still the law and can last until death. In 2013 and 2016 bills…