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Category Archives: Family

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What Is Considered Income In A Florida Divorce?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

A calculation of spouses’ income plays a pivotal role in the divorce proceedings. However, many spouses are not sure what counts as “income” for the purposes of equitable distribution, alimony, child support, and other aspects of a Florida divorce. The amount of alimony and child support depends on each party’s income. That is why… Read More »

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How Do I Tell My Partner I Want a Prenuptial Agreement (Prenup)?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Telling your soon-to-be-spouse that you want a prenuptial agreement (prenup) may sound like the most disheartening thing you can say to your partner before the wedding. However, if you truly want to protect your personal property and take advantage of other benefits of a prenuptial agreement, you will need to have that conversation sooner… Read More »

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Can You Appeal a Divorce Decree or Child Custody Order in Florida?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

A divorce decree or child custody order can significantly impact the parties involved for the rest of their lives. For this reason, judges have a responsibility to consider all the facts and evidence available prior to making a final decision. However, because judges are only humans, they may make procedural mistakes, while others may… Read More »

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Can You Modify a Child Custody Order Due to Parental Alienation?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Parental alienation is not an uncommon phenomenon in Florida’s child custody cases. While many parents are able to ignore their feeling of resentment toward their ex-spouse for the sake of their children, some parents turn their children against the other parent. Parental alienation occurs when a parent attempts to manipulate a child against the… Read More »

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How Can You Appeal a Divorce Judgment in the State of Florida?

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In Florida, residents have a right to appeal criminal and civil court rulings, including a divorce judgment. However, state law sets forth specific limitations and procedures for appealing a final judgment of divorce in the State of Florida. If you are looking to appeal a divorce judgment in Florida, it is important to speak… Read More »

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Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect After a Divorce

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

When you share custody with your former spouse, you may not control what happens when your ex spends time with your children. You are no longer living under the same roof, which means you cannot see how your ex-spouse treats your kids. Leaving your children alone with the other parent is risky when your… Read More »

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A Motion to Enforce vs. Motion for Contempt in Florida: What’s the Difference?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

If there is a court order after your divorce and your former spouse refuses or fails to comply with it, you may be thinking about filing a Motion to Enforce or a Motion for Contempt in Florida. But what is the difference between the two? The Difference Between a Motion to Enforce and a… Read More »

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What Happens to an Ongoing Divorce if Spouses Reconcile?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

It is not uncommon for spouses to regret their decision to file for divorce. But is it too late to reconcile? What happens to your ongoing divorce in Florida if you and your spouse reconcile? Whether or not you can stop your divorce case or dismiss it altogether if you and your spouse reconcile… Read More »

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Can You Lower Child Support if the Coronavirus Crisis Affected Your Ability to Pay?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Many individuals and families are already experiencing the economic burden caused by the coronavirus crisis. For divorced persons, the obligations to pay child support and/or alimony may be unbearable, especially for those who were furloughed or laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic. Naturally, the parent who was obliged to pay child support but is… Read More »

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Can Adultery Impact Your Alimony Award in Florida?

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From the emotional standpoint, adultery – or engaging in extramarital affairs during a marriage – can have a significant impact on a divorce case. But what about the legal effect of adultery? Will infidelity impact your divorce case or your alimony award in Florida? Ever since Florida’s family law put an end to fault-based… Read More »

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