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Factors Determining Alimony In Florida

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Many divorcing spouses wonder whether or not they will have to pay alimony or will receive alimony to help them financially after their divorce. Alimony is a complex topic. There’s more than one type of alimony and the courts decide whether or not alimony will be awarded based on numerous factors. Add to that… Read More »

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Can I Recover Past Due Child Support After My Child Has Reached The Age Of 18?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

In Florida, child support usually terminates when the child turns 18 years of age. However, this general rule doesn’t apply when child support is owed by one parent to another prior to the time that the child reaches the age of majority and becomes a legal adult under Florida law. In those circumstances, the… Read More »

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What Is The Difference Between Temporary Custody By An Extended Family Member And Legal Guardianship?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Temporary custody and legal guardianship share several similarities, but there are differences as well. In this article, the Orlando family law attorneys at Greater Orlando Family Law will discuss temporary custody by an extended family member and legal guardianship. Temporary custody by an extended family member  Chapter 751 of the Florida Statutes addresses temporary… Read More »

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Am I Paying Too Much Child Support? How Child Support Is Calculated In Florida

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Child support payments are calculated in accordance with Florida law. If you are struggling to pay child support and support yourself at the same time, you may be interested to know that you can modify a child support order based on changes to your income. The court will only consider such a modification when… Read More »

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Do I Have To Pay Child Support If We Have 50/50 Custody Of The Child?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Many people in Florida believe that if they have 50/50 custody over a child they will not have to pay child support. This is not necessarily true. The amount of child support that each parent is required to pay is decided by Florida law and in the majority of cases, one parent will pay… Read More »

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What Is The Fastest Way To Get Divorced In Florida?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Divorce happens. The American Psychological Association cites data showing that as many as half of U.S. marriages end in separation. Of course, that fact does not make going through a divorce any less stressful. Most people want to get through the process as fast as possible. You may be wondering: How fast can I… Read More »

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When Would A Court Order Supervised Visitation In Florida?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

The relationship between a parent and a child matters. In Florida, it is presumed to be inherently in the best interests of children to have a positive, ongoing relationship with both of their parents. Of course, there are certain circumstances in which one party may have a history of issues that calls their parental… Read More »

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What Is The Dollar Value For A High Net Worth Divorce In Florida?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Florida divorce and family laws cover a wide range of topics, but one you will not find in the statutes is a separate process or treatment for high net worth divorce. There is no term related to it in the Florida divorce law definitions, so you cannot establish a dollar amount. This is because… Read More »

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Can I Get More Child Support If My Child Has Medical Needs?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

In Florida, parents have a general duty to provide financial support to their children. The parent who lacks primary physical custody of the child will often be required to pay child support. Florida has guidelines in place to determine the amount of child support that is owed. However, additional support may be required if… Read More »

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What Is The Difference Between Regular And Military Divorce In Florida?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

As an active member of the military or retired in service, you know your status makes many of life’s events and experiences different. Divorce is one area where there are special laws for the military, which take into account the unique circumstances. For instance, Florida’s residency requirement for divorce is 6 months, but members… Read More »

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