Family Law - Stepparent Adoption

Florida Statute Chapter 63 governs step parent adoptions in the State of Florida. Often times when a birth parent has never been in his...

Paternity - Guardian Ad Litem

In any proceeding involving at least one minor child, Florida Statute 61.401 allows for the appointment of a Guardian Ad Litem a.k.a....

Divorce - Guardian Ad Litem

In any proceeding involving at least one minor child, Florida Statute 61.401 allows for the appointment of a Guardian Ad Litem a.k.a....

Divorce - Types of Alimony

Pursuant to Florida Statute 61.08, Alimony or Spousal Support has been broken down into 4 specific categories (1) Bridge The Gap (2)...

DUI - What is under the influence?

According to Florida Statute 316.193 a person is guilty of the crime of driving under the influence (DUI) if he or she is in actual...

Paternity - Relocation with Child(ren)

If no Court Order establishing paternity and time-sharing has been entered, and no paternity action has been filed, the Mother may...

Divorce - Relocation with Child(ren)

Florida Statute 61.13001 defines "relocation" as a change in a parent's principal place of residence of at least 60 consecutive days and...

Paternity - Disestablishment of Paternity

In some cases a man who thought he was the Father of a minor child may disestablish paternity and terminate a child support obligation. ...

Paternity - Contempt and Enforcement

Contempt of court occurs when a person who had knowledge of a court order requiring he or she do or not do something, willfully and...

Useful Links and Websites

Parent Education and Family Stabilization Course Providers (Required Parenting Class) Licensed DUI Programs "DUI School" Hillsborough...

Divorce - Alimony and Retirement

There are many Florida divorce cases where a spouse is awarded permanent or "lifetime" alimony. Does lifetime alimony mean the person...

Paternity - Child's Surname (Last Name)

In some instances a child born out of wedlock is given the Mother's surname. When a paternity action is filed the Mother of Father can...

Paternity - Modifying Child Support

Once a child support order is entered the Court requires a change in circumstances that will result in the child support payment amount...

Divorce - Contempt and Enforcement

Contempt of court occurs when a person who had knowledge of a court order requiring he or she do or not do something, willfully and...

Divorce - Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial agreements are often beneficial to people who already have significant assets at the time they decide they want to get married....

Divorce - Assets and Liabilities

The division of the assets and liabilities acquired during the marriage are governed by Florida Statute 61.075. As with most legal...

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