Is also known as spousal support or maintenance. It is the payment of money from one spouse to the other during the divorce proceedings and after... READ MORE »
An appeal is a request for a higher Court to consider the work of a lower Court to determine if the judgment that was entered was done correctly. READ MORE »
An award of attorney’s fees is when one party in a lawsuit has to pay for some or all of the other party’s attorney’s fees. READ MORE »
Child support requires one parent to pay the other—or a third party in custody of the child—money towards providing for the child’s needs. .. READ MORE »
THE COLLABORATIVE PROCESS
Many families have seen the benefit of this unique process that uses goal-based negotiation, provides higher levels of family privacy, emphasizes the needs of children, and avoids stressful, slow and costly litigation. READ MORE »
Florida previously used the term to describe the child’s primary physical residence, or to describe the primary residential responsibility. READ MORE »
In Florida, divorce is often referred to as dissolution of marriage. The two terms are often used interchangeably. READ MORE »
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INJUNCTION
In Florida, a restraining order or stay away order is called a domestic violence injunction. A domestic violence injunction orders a party to cease contact with the victim or potential victim. READ MORE »
Florida refers to the distribution of assets and debts as equitable distribution; in this process, the Court divides a marital estate between the parties. READ MORE »
Creating an estate plan is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your family. READ MORE »
In addition to doctors and professionals, an expert can be any person that has developed sufficient skill or knowledge on a particular subject that can assist with the Court’s understanding of the case matter.
A Court must have two kinds of jurisdiction to hear a case. First, the Court must have subject matter jurisdiction, meaning it must have the right to hear the issues that are being addressed in the case. Second, the Court must have personal jurisdiction, meaning it must have authority over the people in the case. READ MORE »
Paternity actions can be brought by fathers or mothers and involve determinations of child support, timesharing, parental responsibilities, birth expenses, maternity expenses, uncovered medical expenses and related matters. READ MORE »
Prenup is short for the term prenuptial agreement, meaning before the nuptials, or wedding. This is also called an ante nuptial agreement or a marital agreement. A post nuptial agreement is made during the marriage. READ MORE »
Florida law defines a relocation as a move with a child exceeding 50 miles. Florida affords a very detailed statute to define this term and related issues. READ MORE »
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