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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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Coparent After a Divorce

​How to Coparent After a Divorce?

Florida has a policy that favors joint custody. Florida’s child custody laws favor children having frequent contact with both parents after a divorce. As a result, Florida requires courts to order shared parental responsibility for children with limited exceptions. The odds are good that the judge in your case will order a parenting plan where [...]

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Going to Lose My Business in My Divorce

​Am I Going to Lose My Business in My Divorce?

Going through a divorce challenges many people, promting high emotions and fears for the future in both partners. During this proceeding, the most important thing is to protect yourself with a divorce lawyer representing your interests. Business owners contemplating divorce or who have already received divorce papers are likely worried about wha [...]

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​How Do I Choose a Divorce Attorney?

The lawyer you choose for your divorce could make the difference between a fair (or even winning) outcome and a decree you will complain about for the rest of your life. Divorces trigger intense emotions and require fact-intensive investigations. You need someone who can provide steady, objective guidance and fierce advocacy in your case. But mo [...]

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divorce attorneys

​Do I Need an Attorney to Get a Divorce?

Yes, You Do! In the American legal system, individuals always have the option of representing themselves. But as Florida’s Sixth Judicial Circuit points out to anyone appearing in family court without a lawyer, you must follow the same rules and file the same forms as a divorce attorney. The judges in St. Petersburg expect you to know the Flo [...]

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if have joint custody, do still have to pay child support

​If I Have Joint Custody, Do I Still Have to Pay Child Support?

Child support cases can be one of the most contentious legal processes. Any divorce lawyer can tell you that even the most amicable separations are challenging. When the separating partners have a child, the potential for disagreements is high. Joint custody is when both parents share the responsibilities associated with caring for their child e [...]

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Child Support Can Expect to Receive

​How Much Child Support Can I Expect to Receive?

Divorce is an emotionally difficult and personally taxing process. This is true even in the most amicable separations. The process of divorce can be even more difficult when children are involved. If you are going through a breakup or divorce, you may have considered financial child support. Because one parent makes child support payments to [...]

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Divorce and Gambling Addiction

​Divorce and Gambling Addiction

An occasional day at the races betting on the ponies isn’t a problem. The same is true for an occasional weekend in Atlantic City. But when your spouse is betting on sports or games of chance almost every day, you may need to act. If you are lucky, you can get them the professional help they need to break the addiction. But that isn’t always [...]

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