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How Does a Married Man Prove He is Not the Father of a Child?

By Steve W. Marsee |

If a married woman gives birth in Florida, her husband is assumed to be the father of the child. The husband at the time of the birth is automatically granted the parental rights and parental responsibilities. This is true even if the couple gets divorced soon after the birth; the parental rights and responsibilities… Read More »

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How are Marital Gifts Treated in a Florida Divorce?

By Steve W. Marsee |

The last thing you want to think about during the holiday season is a divorce. After all, this is the time of year of joy and giving. Of course, underlying relationship problems do not simply disappear during the holidays. Quite the contrary, this can be a time when the stress can make some marital… Read More »

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Who Pays the Bills During a Divorce in Florida?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Divorce is complicated. If you are in the middle of a divorce or are about to file for divorce, there are many different things that and your spouse will need to address. Notably, this includes your finances. One of the questions that our Orlando divorce lawyer gets frequently is: Who is responsible for the… Read More »

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What Happens If You Don’t to Respond to Divorce Papers?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Did you just receive divorce papers from your spouse? If so, it is normal to feel frustrated, stressed out, and all around confused. You currently have a few different options. One of those options is to do nothing. You could simply fail to respond to the Petition for Dissolution (Divorce) of Marriage. Please be… Read More »

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Four Things that High Assets Couples Need to Think About When Getting a Divorce

By Steve W. Marsee |

Going through a divorce is a stressful and confusing time for any Florida couple. High net worth couples face some additional challenges. With so much on the line, it is imperative that people going through a high asset divorce seek assistance from a top quality Orlando divorce lawyer. At the Law Offices of Steve… Read More »

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How to Get a Name Off a Mortgage After a Florida Divorce

By Steve W. Marsee |

Going through a divorce is difficult for any couple. Beyond the raw emotional factors, there are many complex logistical matters that you and your partner will need to address. For example, you will need to divide your marital property in accordance with Florida’s equitable distribution standard. In some cases, this can be extremely challenging…. Read More »

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What You Need to Know About Retroactive Child Support in Florida

By Steve W. Marsee |

Depending on the financial circumstances involved, a custodial parent may be entitled to receive child support payments from the non-custodial parent. To enforce their legal rights and get the full financial support that is owed, custodial parents will need to obtain a child support order from a Florida family law court. When that order… Read More »

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Child Time Sharing and the Holiday Season

By Steve W. Marsee |

There may be no time of year that is more exciting than the period stretching from Thanksgiving week through New Year’s Day. The holiday season can provide some of our most memorable experiences. Of course, we also know that the holidays can be extremely stressful. For separated parents with young children, the holidays are… Read More »

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Florida Child Custody Disputes: When Do Child Preferences Matter?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Under Florida law, child custody cases are resolved using the state’s ‘best interests of the child’ legal standard. In effect, this means that Florida family law courts make child custody decisions by taking a look at the totality of the circumstances in a given cases, and assessing what type of custody and time-sharing arrangement… Read More »

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Finances and Divorce: Five Things You Need to Consider

By Steve W. Marsee |

Beyond being stressful and fraught with emotions, divorce carries with it many difficult financial questions. If you are considering getting a divorce in Florida, or if you have already filed for divorce, you need to think about your finances. Careful financial planning can pay off big in the long run. In this post, our… Read More »

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