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Jordan Gerber

Jordan Gerber’s Legal Guides

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  • Grandparents Rights

    When it comes to timesharing, formerly referred to as visitation, family members (furry or not) are out of luck. Just as Florida family courts refuse to recognize custody arrangements for the family pet, there are no grandparent rights in Florida for contact with their grandchild...

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  • Child Visitation Rights

    In ourlast post, the discussion turned to child visitation rights regarding the interest of grandparents. Stemming from this, ones attention naturally turns towards other key figures in a childs life, such as a biological parents partner or a step-parent who has not sought formal...

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  • The Marital Home and the Current Economy

    While the marital home used to be the most substantial asset to distribute in many Broward Countydivorces, now it is oftentimes the largest liability. Although the economy is seemingly rebounding, everyone still knows someone facing foreclosure. This presents quite a conundrum wh...

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  • Paternity Disestablishment

    In todays society, where the term baby daddy has made its way into the Oxford English Dictionary and talk shows ratings skyrocket according to the number of men undergoing DNA testing, its no surprise that paternity has become a buzzword on everyones mind. In Florida, trying to d...

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  • Relocation

    The term divorce is oftensynonymous with terms such as new beginning or fresh start. For many, that means getting the hell out of Dodge aka relocation. However, the days of just packing up and skipping town are long behind them if there are children involved. When a party has co...

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  • Child Support Arrears

    Congratulations, yourdivorceis over! Whether your dissolution of marriage was disposed of by final judgment or per settlement agreement, there is an overwhelming sense of relief that now you can move on with your life. Unless, of course, the day comes when you stop receiving chil...

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  • Financial Mismanagement

    Okay, we all get it. The economy sucks. For many, this translates to a perpetual aversion for the stock market and slashing luxuries once taken for granted (i.e. at home manicures and discounted tee times). For those facing divorce, however, it can be an entirely different ball ...

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  • Can my Kids Testify re: Custody Issues?

    As you are well aware from reading the prior posts on this site, the term child custody is now obsolete. Regardless of semantics, when facing adivorcewith children in common, who will end up with the children is usually in the forefront of a persons mind. As a family law attorney...

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  • Making the Decision to Pursue a Divorce

    You have finally reached the point of no return. Things are no longer bearable at home and, in fact, you cant even remember the last time walking through the front door didnt result in a panicked feeling of being trapped in a life you cant stand. Youve spent countless hours discu...

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  • Adultery

    Whoever said marriage was easy obviously never thought their spouse could be cheating. Maybe its all his late nights at the office since that Carmen Electra circa 2001 lookalike started as his intern (not real sure when tube tops became acceptable office attire?!) or that you hav...

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