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Heather Brooke Quick

Heather Quick’s Legal Guides

9 total

  • My financial needs have changed and I believe I deserve larger alimony payments. What can I do?

    Many times after the divorce your needs do increase, and you’re concerned that the alimony is not covering your needs any longer. We would suggest that you come to the office and let’s talk about what

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  • I just discovered my husband is having an affair and I want a divorce. What are the first steps?

    The first steps are to seek counseling if you think there’s a possibility to save your marriage. You are in a stage of anger and a lot of hurt feelings. It is maybe one of your instincts to come see u

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  • Do I have to have evidence that my husband is doing something wrong to get a divorce in Florida?

    Florida is what we call a no fault divorce state. So, what that means is there is no proof of wrongdoing on your part for you to seek a divorce and there’s also no waiting period. In many ways, it

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  • I am worried that my husband will conceal assets. How can I ensure a fair settlement?

    That is a very common concern and I’m so glad that this question has been asked because particularly if your husband doesn’t know that you’re thinking about divorce or he hasn’t sought anything out, n

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  • Relocating in Florida after a Divorce

    Florida Law has very strict laws regarding relocation and child custody after divorce or pending divorce. Many clients are in a position where they have a new job offer that will require relocation outside of Jacksonville. When there are minor children involved, the court require...

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  • Dividing Property in a Florida Ladivorce

    In a Florida divorce, is there such thing as non-marital property? Florida is a separate property state for the purposes of a divorce, meaning it is not a community property state like California. Therefore, when you enter into a marriage, any property you own or assets in your n...

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  • Florida Child Custody

    Florida Child Custody laws have changed. The most important change is the language for child custody. The term now used is "time-sharing". What this really means is that the minor child or children will share time between the parents. The intent of the change in the law is to enc...

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  • Alimony in a Florida divorce

    Alimony has made significant changes over the years and the future is uncertain with pending legislation and case law changing the interpretations every day.

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  • BUI: Boating under the influence; Florida Law

    Boating Under the Influence Florida Boating under the Influence ("BUI") cases are treated seriously, in part, because Florida unfortunate leads the nation in the yearly number of boating deaths. One third of all recreational boating fatalities involves the use of alcohol. In more...

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