Tag Archives: Orlando Family Law Attorney
How Should my Child’s Parenting Plan Change as He or She Develops?
As a parent, you know children go through stages. It can feel like just yesterday, you were dropping your child off at preschool and today, you are narrowing down college choices. If you are divorced for a long time, you might find that the parenting plan you originally created is no longer appropriate for… Read More »
What are Good Reasons to Modify an Alimony Order?
In many cases, the alimony order the court enacts when a couple divorces is no longer appropriate for them years after the divorce is finalized. Lifestyles and personal needs change and evolve over time, and when this happens, either partner can petition for the court for an alimony modification. In order for the court… Read More »
Can I Prevent or Limit the Other Parent’s Right to Visit My Child?
Florida policymakers believe that is inherently in the best interest of children for them to have an ongoing relationship with both of their parents. As a result of this preference, joint custody and shared parental responsibility is heavily favored in the state. Of course, we all know that some parents are not truly capable… Read More »
What You Need to Know About Retroactive Child Support in Florida
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 »
Child Time Sharing and the Holiday Season
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 »
What are Family Law Interrogatories?
Discovery is a key part of many family law cases. Through discovery, parties to a dispute are able to seek and obtain relevant evidence, that they can use to make their case. There are many different discovery ‘tools’ available for you and your attorney to use to obtain evidence. One of the most important… Read More »
Can I Get a Child Support Order If I Am Still Married?
When most Florida residents think of child support cases, they picture one of the following two scenarios: A couple gets divorced, and the spouse with primary custody receives child support payments from their former partner; or A couple was never married, and the parent who has primary custody receives child support payments from the… Read More »
Florida Divorce Law: What is Property Transmutation?
In Florida divorce cases, a couple’s marital property is subject to the state’s equitable distribution standard. This means that Florida courts will split up their marital assets in the manner that best upholds the state’s principles of “fairness”. In some cases, this will be a 50-50 split of the marital property, though in other… Read More »
How to Prepare for a Conversation About Prenuptial Agreements
Are you considering asking your future spouse to sign a prenuptial agreement in Orlando, FL? If so, it is normal to feel anxious and uneasy, unsure of how to bring up this topic of conversation. While prenups are very useful for many couples, they are also stigmatized by some and can be very difficult… Read More »
What is the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act (PKPA)?
For Florida parents, there are few things more stressful than an intense child custody dispute. Unfortunately, in some child custody cases, disagreements between the parents can turn into a very serious situation. In fact, there are even cases where one parent will take their child across state lines, in order to try to thwart… Read More »