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April 2021 Blog Archive

2021 Alimony Reform in Florida Dies
2021 Alimony Reform in Florida Dies Mon, Apr 26, 2021 Republican legislators have been trying to reform Florida’s alimony law for nearly a decade.  If parties are married 17 years or more in Florida, it’s considered a long term marriage with a presumption for permanent alimony.  Permanent can be an awfu... Read More

How to Prioritize the Tasks on my Reunification Case Plan
How to Prioritize the Tasks on my Reunification Case Plan Mon, Apr 19, 2021 When the Department decides to remove children from their parent’s care, it has one of two options; it can chose to provide the parent(s) with a case plan, or not. A proposed reunification case plan, is a list of tasks/services, that the Department w... Read More
By Silvia Lopez Barrera

Biology Does Not Guarantee Legal Rights for Fathers in Florida
Biology Does Not Guarantee Legal Rights for Fathers in Florida Mon, Apr 12, 2021 A “Prospective Parent” is a person who claims to be, or has been identified as, a person who may be a mother or a father of a child. A prospective parent, by definition, has not yet been legally recognized as the child’s parent. The distinction betwe... Read More
By Silvia Lopez Barrera