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How Much Alimony Can I Expect to Pay 1

How Much Alimony Can I Expect to Pay?

How much alimony can I expect to pay? Any divorce lawyer will tell you that negotiating alimony can cause some of the most strife in a divorce settlement. In Florida, alimony is awarded based on both the financial need of one spouse and the ability of the other spouse to pay. A judge considers many things when approving alimony and determining t [...]

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Do I Qualify for Alimony?

Do I qualify for Alimony? Alimony is one of the top considerations when a couple negotiates a divorce settlement. Alimony is a form of financial support paid by one spouse to another to help them maintain the standard of living they enjoyed while married. Florida law permits several forms of alimony, and while you may not be eligible for one, [...]

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What Is the Difference Between Fault and No-Fault Divorce?

What Are the Most Common Financial Mistakes Made During Divorce?

What are the most common financial mistakes made during a divorce? In a divorce, you effectively separate your life from your ex-partner’s. Inevitably, that also means that you are separating financially. Aside from parental rights, finances are the main factor that is decided upon during divorce proceedings. If you aren’t careful during you [...]

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Can a Child Choose Which Parent They Want to Live With?

When divorcing parents cannot agree on sharing responsibility for the children, they often seek guidance from a child custody lawyer. One of the most frequently asked questions of divorce attorneys in Florida is whether the children can select which parent they wish to primarily reside with. When custody is contentious, the divorce lawyers for e [...]

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My Ex Won’t Abide by Custody Arrangements. What Do I Do?

If you are in a child custody situation where the other parent won’t follow the decisions made by the family court judge, you may be frustrated, angry, and unsure of what to do. Your divorce lawyer may have been instrumental in helping you achieve a divorce decree that’s fair to you, but issues between parties can still linger even after the [...]

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Can I Relocate My Kids out of State During Divorce Proceedings?

Life doesn’t stop, even when you’re going through a divorce. Therefore, moving in the middle of your divorce proceedings may become necessary. While it is possible to relocate with your kids during divorce proceedings, there are certain essential steps to take before you may legally do so. If you’re interested in relocating with your child [...]

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Which Spouse Pays Alimony

Which Spouse Pays Alimony?

Alimony is available in Florida divorce cases, but any experienced divorce lawyer will tell you that it is not guaranteed. Which spouse pays alimony? After considering a multitude of factors, the courts decide whether alimony is appropriate or not. They also determine the duration, the amount, and the conditions of alimony. If you are dealing wi [...]

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How Do I Request Child Support Modification

How Do I Request Child Support Modification?

Any divorce presents many challenges and difficulties. This is true even when the separating partners are as amicable as possible. However, the process becomes more complex when the divorcing parties have children. One of the primary concerns for separating parents is the modification of child support orders. Fortunately, the courts know that [...]

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Are Mothers More Likely to Get Child Custody During Divorce

Are Mothers More Likely to Get Child Custody During Divorce?

Children are the most important—and often the most contentious—consideration in a divorce. Fortunately, Florida law seeks to protect the interests of children at every stage of the proceedings. Previously, this protection included giving default custody to the mother during a divorce in most cases. However, this policy has changed in recent [...]

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What Is Time Sharing?

What Is Time Sharing?

When families with a child (or children) split up, custody of that child becomes perhaps the most important aspect of the divorce proceedings. During these proceedings, Florida judges must contemplate what’s in the best interests of the minors and set a time-sharing schedule based on the evidence presented by both sides. A child custody attorn [...]

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