Category Archives: Family
Reasons To Hire A Family Law Attorney
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 »
How Do Fathers Get Visitation Rights In Florida?
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 »
Do I Need a Lawyer To Adopt A Child
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 »
What Impact Does Cheating Have On A Divorce?
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 »
Can A Child In Florida Choose Which Parent To Live With?
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 »
Can My Social Media Posts Be Used Against Me During A Divorce?
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 »
Does Child Custody Have To Be Determined By A Judge?
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 »
Be Careful What You Say In Family Court
If you are having an issue litigated in Florida family court, such as a determination of custody or visitation, you may have a difficult time holding your tongue. Custody disputes, in particular, can be highly emotional for parents. However, it’s important to understand how your temper can affect the outcome and have serious long-term… Read More »
How Can An Attorney Help In A Domestic Violence Case?
If you have a pending domestic violence case, you shouldn’t have to handle your case alone. The following article will provide some helpful information regarding how an attorney can assist you in this kind of case. An attorney can explain your legal options. After an incident of abuse, you may be unaware of what… Read More »
Exploring Arbitration And Mediation In The Divorce Process
The divorce process can often be very contentious. When spouses are unable to agree on certain issues, they may need to consult a professional unbiased third party who can mediate these disputes and help develop a resolution that works for both parties. The following article will discuss the concept of arbitration and mediation as… Read More »