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Friday,
February 24, 2017.
posted in Family Law

Contested adoption cases are family law challenges

Few child custody matters in Florida courts are more fraught with emotion than those in which an adoption is being contested. In these cases, both sides have a strong position, yet one side will walk away devastated. For the children at the center of these family law struggles, the outcome is often difficult to accept,...

Thursday,
February 16, 2017.
posted in Family Law

New study could assist in Florida family law cases

In most Florida child custody cases, the parties are spouses who have been together for years and have decided to end their union. Not every case, however, fits this mold. There are some family law cases that involve parents who either never had any intention of living together as a family, or those who learned...

Friday,
December 09, 2016.
posted in Family Law

Millennials seek family law protections prior to getting married

According to a survey conducted by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, more and more young people are taking a practical approach to matters of marriage and divorce. Respondents reported a marked increase in the number of millennials who are negotiating  prenuptial agreements prior to walking down the aisle. That is a family law move...

Friday,
December 02, 2016.
posted in Family Law

A pediatrician’s role in family law cases

When a Florida marriage is headed toward divorce, parents are often concerned over how the change in family status will affect their children. While there is no cut-and-dried solution to ensure that children thrive during and after a divorce, there are multiple approaches that parents can take to help ease the way. A recently published...

Friday,
November 11, 2016.
posted in Family Law

Woman loses family law case based on her chosen profession

Many parents throughout the state of Florida face challenges to their child custody rights. In most cases, these matters are based on claims that the children are at risk of harm or neglect by remaining in the care of a particular parent. There are some family law cases, however, in which the issue at hand...

Thursday,
April 28, 2016.
posted in Family Law

Florida governor speaks out about family law issues

Raising a family in today’s world is obviously not without its challenges. Many children are forced to adapt to new lifestyles after their parents divorce, often causing a variety of personal complications. In a recent move that surprised many, the governor of Florida spoke out about family law issues after vetoing a bill that had...

Thursday,
April 28, 2016.
posted in Family Law

Family law issues often continue after divorce

In Florida and throughout the nation, many married couples who divorce continue to face legal challenges afterward regarding the future care and upbringing of their children. Some situations become increasingly complicated and stressful, especially with regard to scheduled meetings for supervised visits or dropping children off to go with their non-custodial parents. A new program...

Thursday,
April 28, 2016.
posted in Family Law

Embryos pose a challenge for family law courts

When a Florida couple is unable to reach an agreement on how to divide their shared assets, the matter often ends up going before a court. This is true for married couples, as well as for those who have simply lived together for a period of time. The laws of each state address the division...

Friday,
March 04, 2016.
posted in Family Law

Bill could change Florida family law

Spouses often decide that it is in the best interest of the family if they go their separate ways. As difficult of a decision as this likely is to make, there are many more challenging decisions that follow, especially if the couple has children. In some cases, judges are tasked with the duty of deciding...

Thursday,
December 24, 2015.
posted in Family Law

Reasonable holiday visiting agreements are favored in family law

For separated and divorced Florida couples with minor children, all of the holidays during the year can present special problems. There is only so much time, and each parent’s schedule must be adjusted to accommodate the other. In family law, the object is to have two parents communicating and cooperating so that holiday visits come...

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