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    Florida Senate Bill 1416: What You Need to Know

    In the arena of family law, changes often come with mixed feelings and far-reaching implications, especially when these changes affect matters dear to us, such as our children and financial stability. One such example is Florida Senate Bill 1416 (2023). This bill, which Senator Joe Gruters initiated, introduces significant changes [...]

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    Changes to Floridas Child Custody and Time Sharing Laws

    Understanding CS/HB 1301: Changes to Florida’s Child Custody and Time-Sharing Laws

    The intricate world of family law can fluctuate and change, often leaving parents and guardians confused. One recently passed Florida law aims to simplify and streamline parenting decisions. It is CS/HB 1301, also known as the Parenting and Time-sharing of Minor Children Bill. This crucial legislation modifies child custody and [...]

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    Who Can Claim a Child as a Dependent After a Divorce

    Who Can Claim a Child as a Dependent After a Divorce?

    The tax code contains several complex and challenging rules that parents must navigate to establish eligibility to claim a child as a dependent after a divorce. You must make the right decisions to avoid any complications with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and comply with your tax obligations. Schedule a [...]

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    Determining Child Custody

    How Is Child Custody Determined?

    Child custody is often one of the most emotionally charged and complex issues during a divorce or separation. Your primary concern as parents is your child's well-being and best interests, and determining the appropriate custody arrangement is key to this. To navigate this sensitive and challenging topic, you need to [...]

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    Which Spouse Pays Alimony

    How Is Alimony Determined?

    Unlike child support, no statute dictates how much spousal support one spouse should pay another. Instead, the statutes provide several guidelines for the court to determine alimony. Additionally, wives are not the only ones who can request alimony – either spouse can seek alimony payments following a divorce. However, income [...]

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    How Long Does Expungement Take

    Have you been in trouble with the law? Perhaps in the past, you made a bad decision or two that led to an arrest or conviction. Unfortunately, these past mistakes generate a criminal record that can impact your future. For instance, in Florida applications for jobs, professional licensing, or housing [...]

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    Steps to Take When a Child Is Arrested

    If the police have arrested your child, you may be feeling helpless, shocked, and angry. You’re probably also feeling protective. No matter the reason why your child was arrested, they are your child and you want to protect them. That is understandable. Above all else, however, it’s important to remain [...]

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    Methamphetamine Arrests in Florida

    Methamphetamine, also known by its street names ice, crystal, speed, and crank, is a highly addictive and dangerous drug. While its medicinal forms are legal, albeit highly restricted, a user who does not possess a valid prescription may face third degree felony charges. Beyond that, a person who possesses a [...]

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    Can You Vote in Florida With a Felony?

    People convicted of felony offenses often continue to struggle with the consequences for years after their release. Felony convictions are included on your criminal record, and most background checks will reveal them. Felony convictions can make finding employment, obtaining federal loans, and securing housing more difficult. A felony conviction can [...]

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    The Many Collateral Consequences of Driving Under the Influence

    Florida law makes driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages, chemical substances, or controlled substances one offense, proven by “impairment of normal faculties” or an unlawful blood alcohol or breath alcohol level of 0.08 percent or more. Regardless of how prosecutors prove the offense, the penalties are the same. A [...]

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