Does the Homeowners Association Have Teeth?
Mon, May 04, 2015
A Homeowners Association, also known as an “HOA,” is an interesting creature of statute. When an individual buys a property governed by an HOA they automatically become a member of the association and their property is subject to the restrictions set... Read More
Mon, Apr 27, 2015
Under the dissolution of marriage statute in the state of Florida, when the parties have minor children, one of the first matters that must be decided and made part of what is called the Parenting Plan, is parental responsibility for their children. Read More
Unmarried Parenting Plans
Mon, Apr 20, 2015
According to a recent poll cited in the New York Times, marriage is disappearing. More than 40 per cent of new mothers are unmarried. Many young adults find themselves drifting into parenthood unintentionally. Read More
Are You Prepared to File for Divorce
Fri, Feb 27, 2015
According to leading legal research website, Westlaw, March is the peak month for divorce filings. Divorce filings uptick in January and reach a crescendo in March. This phenomenon is no doubt related to new year’s resolutions and people’s commitmen... Read More
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
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
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?
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