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Alimony Reform - Stay Tuned...
Alimony Reform - Stay Tuned... Wed, Feb 18, 2015 In the next few weeks, our Florida Legislatures will be convening for their annual legislative session in Tallahassee. Hundreds of bills and legislative proposals on a variety of issues will be addressed in subcommittee meetings and by the State Hous... Read More

Modification Tue, Feb 10, 2015 Once your divorce or paternity action is final you may think you will never have to re-visit those issues again. The ink is dry on the Final Judgment! It has been filed with the clerk’s office! After all that time and trouble, everyone has adjusted t... Read More

Same-sex Marriage in Florida Opens the Door to Same-sex Divorce
Same-sex Marriage in Florida Opens the Door to Same-sex Divorce Tue, Jan 13, 2015 While hundreds of same-sex couples happily lined up this past Tuesday to get married after a federal judge ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, Florida divorce lawyers readied their practices for more business. Read More

Anybody Home?
Anybody Home? Mon, Dec 15, 2014 I read with interest a recent article from the Daytona Beach News Journal of a case where the court ruled that the State prosecutor’s office could not use any evidence in a case of drugs and contraband that were obtained by the police through the exe... Read More

Will My Child Be Able to Testify in Court?
Will My Child Be Able to Testify in Court? Mon, Nov 24, 2014 We receive many questions about the age when a child may testify in court.  During a divorce proceeding- especially contentious ones- where the parenting plan is in dispute, the children wind up squarely in the middle.  Read More

Cell Phone Privacy
Cell Phone Privacy Mon, Nov 10, 2014 The Florida Supreme Court, in a 5-2 decision last month, ruled on the side of privacy and personal protections, by holding that law enforcement/police in Florida must first obtain a search warrant before they can use a person’s cell phone information... Read More

When Someone Dies – The First 48 (Part One)
When Someone Dies – The First 48 (Part One) Tue, Oct 07, 2014 When a death occurs the surviving family members are often faced with numerous questions and uncertainties as to their responsibilities.  One of the first issues that must be addressed is how the body will be cared for. Read More

Marriage and Divorce- It Isn’t That Easy In the Sunshine State
Marriage and Divorce- It Isn’t That Easy In the Sunshine State Mon, Oct 06, 2014 Over the last several months in Florida, there have been several interesting cases that have emerged in family court divisions around the state, which eventually will make its way to conclusions at the State’s Appellate Courts, and possibly the U.S. ... Read More

Cyberstalking Tue, Sep 23, 2014 Emotions may run high between partners or spouses during or in the aftermath of a divorce. The temptation to lash out at one another using Facebook or Twitter should be avoided. Unfortunately, statistics demonstrate that incidents of cyberstalking ar... Read More

Modifying Child Support
Modifying Child Support Fri, Aug 15, 2014 A party who seeks to change in the amount of court ordered child support bears the burden of proving a substantial change in circumstances.  A substantial change in circumstances is defined as  significant, material, involuntary and permanent in natu... Read More

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