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  • Alimony 101

    What is Alimony? Alimony/Spousal Support is where one spouse (husband or wife) financially helps the other spouse during or after a final order for a dissolution of marriage. Sometimes that assistance can take on different forms. Different types of Alimony Depending on the circum...

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  • Paternity: How is it established?

    DNA Testing In the State of Florida, Paternity can be established through a variety of means. One way is governed by Florida Statute 742.12 Scientific testing to determine paternity.-- In any proceeding to establish paternity, the court on its own motion may require the child, ...

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  • Family Law: Financial Affidavit

    What is the purpose of the Financial Affidavit? The Financial Affidavit, which is required in majority of family law matters, seems to be a simple document. You fill in the assets and liabilities you have and have your statements notarized. This document can be crucial in determ...

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  • Contested Divorce

    What is a contested divorce? In a Contested Divorce, one of the parties is a Petitioner and one of the parties is a Respondent. In a contested divorce the parties have not reached an agreement as to the division of their property, responsibility for marital debts, or issues invo...

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  • Child Support In the State of Florida

    What is Child Support? Child support is for the child. Theoretically, when parents are no longer together each parent contributes to the raising of that child. Payments are used for housing, food, clothing, and other expenses that are needed to raise a child. Usually, the amount...

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  • What is an Uncontested Divorce?

    What is it? In an uncontested divorce, both parties work out an agreement or settlement on all issues prior to the intervention of the circuit courts. An uncontested divorce occurs if both parties ultimately reach an agreement and file this agreement with the courts. Roadblocks A...

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  • Domestic Violence and Divorce

    My spouse has been physical with me More than often I hear potential clients or my clients make the statement, my spouse has been physical with me but I never reported it. As an attorney who practices family law, the incidents of domestic violence are not a rare occurrences; dom...

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  • So you need to file for Divorce-

    Irretrievably Broken or Mental Incapacity In the State of Florida there are two reasons to file for divorce. The first reason, and the most common, is the marriage is irretrievably broken and the second reason ismental incapacity of one of the parties. Irretrievably broken means ...

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  • Finding the Right Family Lawyer-

    Do I need a lawyer? The most important thing a person can do is realize that he/she may need the assistance of an attorney. When it comes to the practice of family law there are many options for obtaining assistance, such as places that fill out forms, paralegals, and just doing ...

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  • After you are arrested you may need to call your bail bondsman!

    Bail Bondsman to the Rescue Everyone generally knows the phrase after you are arrested call your attorney. However, a few weeks I was at a gathering where veteran judges were speaking and there was an interesting quote by one of the judges; it went something along the lines of, i...

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