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What to do in Cases Where Your Ex Refuses to Follow the Child Custody Orders

By Steve W. Marsee |

In situations where your ex refuses to obey the child custody orders, it is reasonable to feel extremely frustrated. It may be something as simple as your ex bringing your child home well after he or she was supposed to. Or it could be something more serious like bring your child out of the… Read More »

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Types of Guardianship

By Steve W. Marsee |

There are numerous circumstances that may cause parents or other authorities to place someone else in charge as another person’s guardian. Under Florida law, there are two different kinds of guardianship roles. The first, involves guardians for minor children and the other concerns adults that are incapacitated. For children, a guardian is assigned responsibilities… Read More »

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How To Terminate Alimony in Florida

By Steve W. Marsee |

Alimony, otherwise known as spousal support, can serve a valuable purpose in a divorce. Alimony provides financial support to the lesser earning spouse and allows that person to transition into becoming financially independent after the divorce is finalized. However, circumstances for both former spouses can change after a divorce and there may come a… Read More »

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Rights Against Domestic Violence in a Florida Divorce

By Steve W. Marsee |

Divorce cases in Florida are rarely amicable experiences, but in some very serious situations one spouse may act out violently at the other or at their children. If you are involved in a violent domestic situation, you have the right to be protected from violence during and after a divorce in Florida. This can… Read More »

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How to Terminate Parental Rights in Florida

By Steve W. Marsee |

Being a parent to a child is a right, not a privilege, and when a parent in Florida fails to live up to his or her duties with their child their rights can be terminated. Other situations may arise, such as the adoption by a stepparent, that may also give cause for the termination… Read More »

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What Kind of Parenting Plan is Best for a Baby?

By Steve W. Marsee |

When a couple with one or more minor children divorces, a child custody order – commonly known as a parenting plan – is part of their divorce settlement. Every parenting plan created by Florida courts is personally tailored to the child’s specific needs. The child’s age plays a significant role in determining the plan… Read More »

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When Does a Child Time-Sharing Order End?

By Steve W. Marsee |

If you have minor children, a child time-sharing order will most likely be part of your divorce settlement. This type of order ensures that a child has ongoing contact with both of his or her parents after their divorce. Once the child becomes an adult, he or she chooses the relationship he or she… Read More »

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Gender and Alimony: Who Gets It, Who Pays It, What’s Changing

By Steve W. Marsee |

The old stereotype is that when a couple divorces, the woman never has to work again because her former husband has to pay her alimony unless and until she remarries. This is not actually accurate – most divorcing individuals do not receive alimony, and of those who do, few receive permanent alimony. The truth… Read More »

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Working the Holidays into your Parenting Plan

By Steve W. Marsee |

The holidays are for spending time with your family. Every family celebrates holidays a little bit differently, but the one constant in all holiday traditions is that families make time to be together. When a couple divorces, they face an inevitable dilemma: their holiday traditions will need to change. This often means changing schedules… Read More »

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What Happens when an Alimony Order Ends?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Permanent alimony is far less common than it was in the past. Today, most alimony orders are created to last for a specific period of time, either to help rectify the income disparities between a couple for a specific number of years after their divorce or to help cover the lesser earning spouse’s educational… Read More »

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