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What Happens To Embryos In A Florida Divorce?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Divorce is never a simple process, but the ever-evolving field of reproductive technology has added a couple of layers of complexity. If you are a Florida resident considering divorce, you may be wondering how divorce will impact existing embryos that you made with your partner. Embryos are a particularly complicated area of divorce law… Read More »

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5 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Divorce Settlement

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

It’s hard to put a number on all the effort and sacrifices that you have invested in building a life around a marriage. However, that is exactly what the judge in your divorce court proceeding will attempt to do. When judges are determining how to divide assets in a divorce, they consider what an… Read More »

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What To Know About Emancipation In Florida

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Emancipation is the process by which a minor under the age of 18 is essentially unburdened of the disability of being a minor. In other words, a minor who is legally emancipated will have all the rights, privileges, and expectations of a legal adult, and will no longer qualify for support from their parents… Read More »

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Reasons To Hire A Family Law Attorney

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

You’ve likely heard of family law, but you may not be overly familiar with what a family law attorney actually does or when it is important to hire one. In short, family law attorneys can assist you with any legal matters involved in building or dissolving a family, such as adoption, marriage (prenuptial and… Read More »

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How Do Fathers Get Visitation Rights In Florida?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

If you are a father but are not having your rights legally recognized, it’s important to establish paternity so that you will have visitation and custody rights. Many new parents don’t realize that they actually have to take action in order to ensure that they have the full rights and privileges necessary to actually… Read More »

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Do I Need a Lawyer To Adopt A Child

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Adoption is a wonderful way to grow your family, however, it can require lots of paperwork and can involve lots of potential legal complications and hurdles. It is also likely to involve a heavy investment, both emotionally and financially from you as potential parents. For this reason, it is important to protect your investment… Read More »

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What Impact Does Cheating Have On A Divorce?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

If your marriage is in ruins due to infidelity, you are not alone. It’s estimated that infidelity plays a role in as many as 58% of divorces. You may be wondering how adultery will impact your divorce, and whether it will affect things like your divorce settlement, alimony payments, child custody, or even the… Read More »

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Can A Child In Florida Choose Which Parent To Live With?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

The following article will discuss whether children who reside in Florida are able to choose which parent they prefer to live with in custody battles. The “best interest of the child” standard In the state of Florida, family court judges determine child custody and child support issues based on the “best interest of the… Read More »

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Can My Social Media Posts Be Used Against Me During A Divorce?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Divorce is one of the most difficult things that most adults have to go through. It takes a great amount of effort and invokes complex emotions to dismantle a life that you have invested so much effort in building. It is no surprise that many people turn to social media to process their emotions… Read More »

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Does Child Custody Have To Be Determined By A Judge?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

If you are a Florida parent going through a divorce or who needs to establish a custody agreement with your child’s other parent, you may have a lot of anxiety about the process. It is incredibly nerve-racking to think that a judge who has never met you has the power to determine whether you… Read More »

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