Kidnapped Child Found In Florida
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Friday,
November 09, 2018.
posted in Child Custody
Kidnapped Child Found In Florida

Kidnapped Child Found In Florida

Two years ago, Massachusetts boy was taken by his mother from his father’s residence. At the time, the boy’s father had just been granted full custody by the Massachusetts courts. The mother, Christina Hale, took her son to her mother’s house. When the father went to retrieve him, he was told that the boy and...

Saturday,
November 03, 2018.
posted in Alimony Spousal Support
The New Alimony Law Is About to Take Effect

The New Alimony Law Is About to Take Effect

You may be aware of the ins and outs of divorce law, but a new federal law that is taking effect at the end of this year can really change the outcome of your divorce and your finances in the aftermath. For more than 70 years, the spouse who is the higher-earner (the one paying...

Friday,
November 02, 2018.
posted in Child Support
He Owes $4.2 Million In Child Support

He Owes $4.2 Million In Child Support

His name is David Lawrence Adams and he has been called the “most wanted deadbeat parent” by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Upon his divorce in 1994, Adams, a cardiologist in Florida at the time, was ordered to pay $2,500 a month in child support payments. He repeatedly refused to make those...

Saturday,
October 27, 2018.
posted in Alimony Spousal Support
Remarriage vs New Relationships in Florida Alimony

Remarriage vs New Relationships in Florida Alimony

Alimony is a form of financial payment by one former spouse to another. Alimony is meant to alleviate the financial stress that a divorced placed on the nonprimary earner of the former marriage. In Florida, alimony laws heavily favor the receiver of payments. The primary earner of the former marriage could even be forced to...

Saturday,
October 27, 2018.
posted in Child Custody
Five Legitimate Reasons to Modify Child Custody or Support in Fort Lauderdale

Five Legitimate Reasons to Modify Child Custody or Support in Fort Lauderdale

While divorce is a challenging process for all involved, it can be especially difficult to bare for children. Such dramatic changes so early in life can leave lasting repercussions on a child’s development. For that reason, Florida courts do everything in their power to make the process as beneficial to children as possible. Divorcing parents...

Saturday,
October 20, 2018.
posted in Child Custody
Time-Sharing and Custody

Time-Sharing and Custody

Creating a family is always a blessing, but we have this narrative in our society that families who don’t stay together are broken. This is a lie. Sometimes are family life doesn’t fit into the social narrative, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t work. Divorce is a sad time, but it is also a fertile...

Friday,
October 19, 2018.
posted in Divorce
Divorces Don’t Always End in Distress

Divorces Don’t Always End in Distress

If you can’t see into the future job market then you certainly can’t see into your future love situation. Life happens. When you got married it was a whole different time and place. You were different. Your spouse was different. When life happens, it sometimes happens in big ways than you ever imagined. Sometimes those...

Saturday,
October 13, 2018.
posted in Child Custody
3 Ways to Effectively Parent Your Children on Your Own Terms After Divorce

3 Ways to Effectively Parent Your Children on Your Own Terms After Divorce

No matter how long you’ve been divorced, you may worry that you’ve ruined your child’s life, but in reality, you haven’t. Divorce is a big change for children, but their quality of life after the split is still determined by the actions of each parent. Can a divorce negatively impact your child? Of course. But...

Friday,
October 12, 2018.
posted in Child Custody
6 Ways to Best Prepare for a Child Custody Hearing

6 Ways to Best Prepare for a Child Custody Hearing

The first child-custody hearing you go to can be frightening for parents unaware of the process. However, by planning ahead a little, you’ll have a better chance of presenting a convincing argument and winning custody of your child. In addition to listening to the advice of your Fort Lauderdale child custody attorney, you can follow...

Saturday,
October 06, 2018.
posted in Child Custody
Child  Custody Options

Child Custody Options

Divorce is challenging when it is just you and your spouse, but when children are involved it can take a divorce to a whole new level. Ideally, an uncontested divorce, which is where two partners agree on how most everything will be divided, is the best kind of divorce. Uncontested divorces are typically less contentious...

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