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Joy Nicole Owenby

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  • When filing for an uncontested divorce with children, what are the Mandatory Disclosure forms?

    When filing for an uncontested divorce with children, what are the Mandatory Disclosure forms?

    Joy’s Answer

    Mandatory disclosure is the financial information and documents you serve on the other party in a Florida divorce/dissolution of marriage case. The Certificate of Compliance with Mandatory Disclosure Form is located on the Florida Supreme Court website at http://www.flcourts.org/core/fileparse.php/293/urlt/932.pdf. This form gives you detailed instructions on how to complete the form and serve the other party. Please note that there are different disclosure requirements for temporary and permanent relief. You only need to file the Certificate of Compliance with Mandatory Disclosure and your Financial Affidavit in your court file. The remaining documents are served on the opposing party only with a copy of the Certificate of Compliance with Mandatory Disclosure and a copy of your Financial Affidavit. You do not need to file the remaining documents in the court file.

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  • How much does a judge care about hearing a voicemail message in court?

    I recently filed for child support and my sons father is angry about it. He has tried to offer 150/ month thinking i would settle and when I told him that wasnt enough and that I was willing to take 250 he got mad and threatend to play a voicemail...

    Joy’s Answer

    If it is solely a child support matter with the Florida Department of Revenue, it will not bear any weight as the hearing will only be based on the child support calculation as my colleagues have advised. If it is a paternity matter and time-sharing (visitation) is involved, then it will be relevant.

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  • How can I stop child support deductions from my pay, for a child that has lived with me for almost 2 years.What motion do I file

    My 15 yr. old son has lived with me since Jan.2011.His mom doesn't help at all yet she is getting over 400$ a month of my money.I have provided proof and child support enforcement knows he is residing with me but does nothing but send me to clerk ...

    Joy’s Answer

    You will need to file a Supplemental Petition for Modification of Child Support and Time-Sharing (if this was from a prior paternity or divorce action). You should also file to terminate/abate your child support obligation and the Income Deduction Order.

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  • Divorce

    My wife wants to divorce me,but I love her.How can I stop divorsing,please help? We are newly married couple and she is younger than me,I explained her there always happy and unhappy times in family,that's why we should to understand each other,b...

    Joy’s Answer

    If you are served with Florida divorce paperwork, you have 2 options. You can either answer and counterpetition for the things you want or you may answer the the marriage is not broken and file a motion to initiate marriage counseling. If you have had marriage counseling before or there is a history of violence or any other unusual circumstance, the court may not grant the motion for counseling. If counseling is granted it is usually only for 30 to 90 days.

    Please be sure to consult with an experienced family law attorney to address all your issues and advise you of your rights.

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