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Your 5 Options for Establishing Paternity

By Cairns Law |

Parentage can be complicated for fathers, who often face more uncertainty when it comes to establishing whether they are the biological parent of a child. Because the personal and legal ramifications of being a parent are so important, Florida law provides fathers with a number of different options for establishing paternity of a child…. Read More »

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How Long Will My Divorce Take?

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Just as no two couples are alike, no two divorces will be exactly the same, so it’s difficult to estimate how long it will take to resolve and finalize a specific divorce. If, for instance, two spouses have a contentious relationship and are unable to agree on certain important issues, like alimony and child… Read More »

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How Domestic Violence Could Impact Your Divorce

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Divorces arise for a variety of reasons, but when allegations of domestic violence are involved, things can become even more complicated. While it is true that Florida law no longer requires spouses to prove fault in order to obtain a divorce, providing evidence of domestic violence can have an impact on how certain issues… Read More »

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Who is Responsible for Household Bills During Divorce?

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Many of those who file for divorce feel inundated by what can seem like a never-ending list of tasks, including everything from talking to the kids about the divorce to finding a new place to live. These worries, on top of the emotional aspects that so often accompany divorce proceedings, can make ending a… Read More »

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Addressing Pet Custody in Domestic Violence Injunctions

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When they assess domestic violence injunction petitions, courts have discretion to address a wide range of issues, including everything from how a couple will share custody of their children to who will retain possession of the family’s home, at least for the immediate future. After the passage of a new law earlier this year,… Read More »

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When is Supervised Time-Sharing Appropriate?

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Although Florida courts generally prefer that couples share parenting time in child custody cases, they are ultimately guided by what would be in a specific child’s best interests. In some situations, primarily when there is a history of abuse or neglect in a family, this could take the form of a judge awarding supervised… Read More »

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How a Forensic Accountant Could Help with Your Divorce

By Cairns Law |

Obtaining a divorce can be difficult and so often requires the cooperation of multiple individuals. For instance, having a forensic accountant as part of your divorce team can make all the difference when it comes to grappling with financial issues like property division, alimony, and child support. To speak with an experienced Largo divorce… Read More »

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Obtaining a Dating Violence Injunction

By Cairns Law |

When many people think of domestic violence they imagine abuse between spouses or even couples who share children. While conflict between individuals in these kinds of relationships does account for a significant number of domestic violence cases, these are by no means the only circumstances that can lead to a domestic violence injunction. In… Read More »

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What to do if You Have Been Wrongfully Accused of Domestic Violence

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Relationships are complicated and this complexity can result in disagreements. Often, these disagreements can be resolved amicably, but in some cases, a person could find him or herself on the wrong end of a domestic violence accusation. Those who are falsely accused of domestic violence, however, are not without legal recourse, so if you… Read More »

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Five Common Child Support Enforcement Devices

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If the child support obligor in your family’s life is behind on monthly payments, you are certainly not alone. Nationwide, less than half of these obligors pay the full amount due. The resulting shortfall now exceeds $110 billion, and that figure is climbing daily. Technically, the state attorney general has the right to collect… Read More »

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