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Friday,
May 17, 2019.
posted in Child Custody

A Florida Couple Loses Custody Of Their Child Over Medical Treatment Issues

We know that most parents want to do what is right for their children. Their safety is the number one concern. However, if you have been watching the news lately, you have likely seen the case of a Florida couple that lost custody of their child due to issues over chemotherapy treatments. Today, we want...

Friday,
May 03, 2019.
posted in Alimony Spousal Support

3 Tips When Dealing With Alimony

Divorce is a complex situation. First, you and your spouse have to discuss if this the future that you both want. No matter how sure you are of a divorce, it is still an emotional rollercoaster. Each person’s divorce is unique. Even though around 50% of marriages end in a divorce, how your split up...

Friday,
April 12, 2019.
posted in Child Support

Difference Between Child Support and Child Custody

When a family goes through a divorce, the children are the most vulnerable. Children don’t understand complex adult emotions and therefore may have trouble understanding why they are living with only one parent instead of both. Our Fort Lauderdale Child Support Attorneys at The Law Office of Gustavo E. Frances have experience working with all...

Saturday,
April 06, 2019.
posted in Divorce

5 Complications Of Divorce

The easiest part of divorce is deciding that it is going to happen. If you and your partner have chosen to divorce then you need an attorney on your side to help you throughout the process. Divorce isn’t just getting some paperwork to a judge. Even though Florida is a no-fault divorce state, there are...

Friday,
April 05, 2019.
posted in Child Support

Can You Be Arrested for Failure to Pay Child Support in Florida?

Parents who are ordered to pay child support in the state of Florida are expected to make timely payments as agreed. To fail to do so puts the parent at risk of sanctions against them by the state, and this includes being arrested and jailed for up to 179 days. Still, even though arrest is...

Friday,
March 22, 2019.
posted in Child Custody

How Does The Vaccine Debate Play Out In A Divorce?

If you have watched the news at all over the last few years, you have likely seen plenty of debate about parents making the decision not to vaccinate their children. Lately, the debate has gotten much louder as outbreaks of measles occur in areas of the country where the vaccination rate it low. But does...

Saturday,
March 16, 2019.
posted in Divorce

How Is Social Media Affecting Kids During A Divorce?

We know that despite what is going on with you and your spouse, you want what is best for your children. The Florida family court thinks it is in the best interest of all parties to have both parents involved in a child’s life if possible. That is why we were intrigued to learn that...

Friday,
March 15, 2019.
posted in Child Custody

Can Children Testify In Child Custody Hearings?

Building a family takes time, patience, finances, and support. Children must have a home and access to food and water as a minimum. Children are often the first to feel the negative effects of divorce. As a parent, you try to shield your child as much as you can, but it is just inevitable. Divorce...

Friday,
March 08, 2019.
posted in Divorce

5 Reason To Hire A Divorce Attorney

If you and your loved one are considering divorce then you are not alone. Divorce is pretty common in the United States. It is becoming so common that we see it often portrayed on television and on movies. Divorce does not mean that end, it typically means the beginning of something new. In fact, more...

Friday,
February 22, 2019.
posted in Divorce

What Are Grounds for Divorce in Florida?

If you’re looking to untie the knot in Florida, you don’t really have a lot of explaining to do (to the courts, anyway), since Florida is a no-fault divorce state, or as Florida law describes divorce—dissolution of marriage. In the Florida courts, would-be divorcees need only cite one of two reasons for a divorce: (1)...

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