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The Difference Between Marital And Non-Marital Assets In A Florida Divorce

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In Florida, a court will only finalize a couple’s divorce once the parties’ assets have been divided in a manner that is deemed equitable. This, however, is only true for marital assets, or property that was acquired during the course of the marriage. Property that doesn’t fall under this category will usually remain in… Read More »

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Challenging A Florida Prenuptial Agreement

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Along with the trend of later marriage, more and more couples are deciding to enter into prenuptial agreements. Prenuptial agreements can make the divorce process much simpler, but only if they were entered into correctly. A prenuptial agreement that doesn’t comply with the state’s requirements can be thrown out by the court and replaced… Read More »

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Can I Still Be Required To Pay Child Support If I Share Custody?

By Cairns Law |

Although child custody and child support are two different legal issues, they are also dependent on each other for resolution. How much child support a parent is required to pay, for instance, will be dictated not only by that person’s income, but also by how much time he or she spends with the child…. Read More »

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Modifying Alimony Based On A Change In Income

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A person’s financial situation can change a lot in the years following a divorce. Things like remarriage, the birth of a child, or unemployment, for instance, can significantly change someone’s outlook financially. Experiencing one or more of these changes when already required to pay alimony to a former spouse can be difficult, if not… Read More »

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What Constitutes Imminent Fear?

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There are times when a domestic violence injunction is absolutely necessary to someone’s safety. There are also, however, situations when an injunction is being used more as a sword than a shield and not to protect someone, but to hurt the accused. In these cases, determining whether a petitioner is in imminent fear of… Read More »

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A Judge Issued Temporary Orders In My Divorce Case – What Does That Mean?

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Obtaining a divorce can be a time-consuming process, which can be stressful for couples who need help navigating certain financial or parenting-related matters during that time. In these cases, courts often issue what are known as temporary orders, which address things like child support, time sharing, and living arrangements. As their name states, these… Read More »

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3 Things All Parents Should Know About Child Support

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If you are divorcing or separated from your child’s co-parent, you may be entitled to child support. On the other hand, you may be obligated to pay it. How much will need to be paid, how those payments are calculated, and what child support is used for are three things that every parent should… Read More »

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What Do Florida Courts Consider When Awarding Alimony?

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The end of a marriage can be an emotionally and financially trying time for many couples. For many, the fundamental aspects of their daily lives will change drastically. Some, for instance, will find themselves looking for a new place to live, or won’t be able to see their children as often. In some cases,… Read More »

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When Will My Child Support Obligation End?

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One common question we hear regularly from divorcing parents is how long they can expect to continue paying child support. In most cases, the answer to this question is dependent on when a child reaches the age of 18 years old. However, a dedicated Clearwater child support modification lawyer can give you a better… Read More »

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Do I Need A Domestic Violence Injunction?

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While domestic violence can be either a civil or criminal matter in Florida, domestic violence injunctions fall squarely under the purview of the civil courts. This means that someone who has had a domestic violence injunction issued against them won’t necessarily have a criminal record based on that incident. Violating an injunction, however, can… Read More »

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