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Jordan Gerber

Jordan Gerber’s Legal Guides

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  • What You Need to Know About Gift Income's Role in Alimony and Child Support

    In determining what constitutes income for alimony or child support purposes, Florida statute cites several sources of compensation which must be included in a partys gross income. This post will specifically concentrate on the mandatory inclusion of monies received from gifts wh...

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  • What The End of DOMA Means for Same Sex Divorce

    Wednesday marked an undeniably critical juncture in American history when 1996s Defense of Marriage Act, and the denial of federal benefits to same-sex couples under same, was declared unconstitutional. For many of us, the right to marry is something we take for granted; garnerin...

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  • Filing For Divorce: What You Need to Know about Service of Process

    The time has come. Yourdivorcepapers havebeen filed, now all you have to do is effectuate service of process.If its true that strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle, you are considering adopting the moniker of warrior and acknowledging that you have ...

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  • The Effect Your (or your Ex's) New Relationship Can Have on Alimony

    ou know the feeling. The butterflies that your intended soul mate once gave you have been replaced with the sour stomach feeling you used to only get after drinking cheap tequila. The laugh that was once music to your ears has become more unbearable to listen to than a Nickelback...

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  • Permanent Alimony in Florida

    When the topic of divorce arises, you can usually find one half of the unhappily betrothed cowering in a corner visualizing his or her descent into the slums a la Goddard Bolt in Mel Brooks classic, Life Stinks. Its no wonder. Divorce has long been associated with the idea that t...

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  • Filing for Divorce: What You Need to Know about Costs and Fees

    Your car stereo is blasting I will survive as you speed back from Barnes and Noble with the latest edition ofHow to Divorcefor Dummies in your passenger seat. Sure, your marriage hasnt been all that you envisioned but you figured that was standard. When you walked down the aisle ...

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  • Disability Benefits and Child Support

    There are a few maxims in life that almost everyone is familiar with. Dont eat yellow snow, threes a crowd (unless youre into that sort of thing) and Florida child support is derived fromguidelines based on the parents combined net income. Okay so the third principle may not be a...

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  • Contempt: A Remedy for Non-Compliance

    Finding a four leaf clover. Seeing a double rainbow. Enjoying a clean break from your Ex. Sure all of these things exist, but actually encountering any of them is a rarity (and apparently pretty freaking mind blowing if you take that YouTube dudes word for it). Some people look a...

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  • Dealing with Bankruptcy After Divorce

    Its not uncommon for people facing divorce to remove the rose colored glasses and see their former dream girl or prince charming for who they really are. Unfortunately for some, this clarity lends itself to the discovery of a caliber of character somewhere between a used car sale...

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  • How Do I Get Alimony?

    I always find itexcitingwhen a client comes in for a consultation and insists that his or her primary concern is for both parties to emerge from the divorce unscathed. After all, they explain, there was a great deal of love shared for a number of years and that is something he or...

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