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Monthly Archives: October 2020


How to File for Divorce in Pinellas County

By Cairns Law |

Divorce is a legal action filed by a married individual or couple to end the marriage. There are two types of divorce proceedings available in Florida: simplified and general. As its name indicates, a simplified divorce offers the parties a simpler and less costly procedure. This simplified procedure requires certain conditions. Where? Whether the… Read More »

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Top Ten Parenting Time Factors in Florida

By Cairns Law |

Under Florida law, child custody decisions must be in the best interests of the children. Typically, the parents agree on this broad principle. But they disagree on the specifics. In these situations, judges turn to a number of factors which help them determine best interests. Some of the more prominent ones are outlined below…. Read More »

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Why Should Florida Dads File Paternity Actions?

By Cairns Law |

Overall, about a third of Florida infants are born to single mothers. The proportion is much higher in certain communities. Many fathers believe that if they signed the birth certificate, they have legal rights as fathers. That myth is partially true. These dads could be administratively liable for child support payments. But a signature… Read More »

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Emotional and Financial Issues in a Pinellas County Divorce

By Cairns Law |

The marriage dissolution rate has dropped some in recent decades, but it is still over 40 percent. Additionally, the divorce rate is much higher for subsequent marriages. So, at some point, divorce will touch every family in Clearwater, either directly or indirectly. Unless the marriage only lasted a few months or the couple had… Read More »

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Setting the Amount and Duration of Spousal Support Payments in Florida

By Cairns Law |

In the mid 2010s, alimony reformers made several attempts to radically change Florida’s spousal support laws. These advocates wanted to make the Sunshine State’s subjective alimony laws more like the objective child support laws. They argued that the change would make the system more fair. But these efforts failed, and Florida’s alimony laws remain… Read More »

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