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Is My Ex-Spouse Entitled To A Portion Of My Family Inheritance In The State Of Florida?

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If you were given a family inheritance either before or during your marriage and are currently going through the divorce process, you may be curious as to whether your ex-spouse is entitled to any portion of this inheritance. The following article will discuss whether a family inheritance is considered marital property which is subject… Read More »

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What Is The Stepparent Adoption Process In The State Of Florida?

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If you are the stepparent of a child and you have been considering the idea of adopting that child, you will first need to ensure that you fully understand the adoption process. This article will provide an outline of the stepparent adoption process in the state of Florida. The Effect of Stepparent Adoption Pursuant… Read More »

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Exploring The Florida Family Court Mediation Process

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Oftentimes, parties are unable to agree on important issues regarding their child or their marriage. This inability to agree can become very contentious and may require the implementation of a professional third party to mediate these disputes between the parties and develop a resolution that works for both parties. The following article will discuss… Read More »

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What Is The Role Of A Criminal Defense Attorney?

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If you were charged with a misdemeanor or felony, you should consider hiring a criminal defense attorney to defend you in court. The following article will provide some helpful information regarding the role of a criminal defense attorney. What does a criminal defense attorney do? Criminal defense attorneys are tasked with helping defendants build… Read More »

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Florida Parents Must Grant Permission For Children To Receive Health Care Services In School

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A recent news story has indicated that Florida parents must now provide written permission to the school before their children will be able to receive certain health care services while at school. Over the past few weeks, many Florida parents have begun receiving communications from their children’s respective schools, requesting them to provide this… Read More »

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What Types Of Divorce Are Available In The State Of Florida?

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If you are a Florida resident who is considering divorce, you should be aware that there are two different types of divorce available in the state. The following article will further discuss the two types of divorce that are available to individuals who want to obtain a divorce in the state of Florida. What… Read More »

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Exploring Florida Parenting Plans

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Sometimes, parents are unable to agree about important details regarding their child. Parenting plans can help parents come to an agreement about some of these details in order to ensure that their child’s best interests are met. The following article will provide some information regarding Florida parenting plans. What is a parenting plan? A… Read More »

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12 Myths About Florida Child Custody And Support

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If you are a parent in the state of Florida, you may have some preconceived notions regarding child custody and support. The following article will debunk some common myths regarding child custody in the state of Florida. Myth #1- Florida law requires parents to share parenting time equally (50/50). As of 2016, Florida no… Read More »

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Is My Ex Guilty Of Voluntary Impoverishment By Refusing To Work Or Pay Child Support?

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It is not uncommon for parents who were ordered to pay child support to come up with all kinds of ways to avoid paying. One of the ways is to refuse to work to stop paying child support. However, if the parent voluntarily quits their job or decreases their income to the point where… Read More »

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Does Florida Allow Retroactive Child Support?

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Florida courts may order child support when spouses who share children file for divorce. Prior to awarding child support, the court will look at each parents’ income and earning potential, among many other factors. If your ex-spouse was ordered to pay child support, you might wonder, “Can I ask the court for retroactive child… Read More »

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