Tag Archives: Orlando Family Law Attorney
Florida Family Law: What is a Guardian Ad-Litem?
If your Florida divorce involves minor children, or if you are involved in a Florida child custody dispute, a judge has the power to appoint a guardian ad-litem for your case. This can be done at the sole discretion of the judge and it may also be requested by either of the parents. In… Read More »
Does Adultery Still Matter in a Florida Family Law Case?
Florida has been a ‘no-fault’ divorce state for many decades. Fault was removed as a factor in Florida divorces in 1971. Prior to that year, adultery was one of the grounds for a legal divorce. Nowadays, Florida divorces are generally sought on the grounds that a couple has ‘irreconcilable differences’. In other words, a… Read More »
Multi-State Child Custody Cases
All child custody cases are complex. Each case comes with deep emotions and its own set of unique challenges. Things are made all the more confusing if the child’s parents no longer live in the same state. Not only does the distance make things inherently more difficult, but a dispute can arise over where… Read More »
Florida Divorce: What is Discovery?
Discovery is a very important part of any legal case, including divorce cases. In order to seek justice, all parties to a divorce are entitled to have access to any relevant evidence. Of course, this can sometimes be difficult as certain types of evidence are solely controlled by one party. For example, in a… Read More »
My Ex Stopped Paying Alimony, What Can I Do?
Unfortunately, many alimony recipients find themselves facing a similar question. Not receiving your support payments can be both incredibly frustrating and financially burdensome. The good news is that you do have legal options available. If you have been awarded alimony by a Florida court, you are legally entitled to receive that money in a… Read More »
Could Social Media Posts Affect Your Family Law Case?
Social media applications such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have become a major part of many of our lives. They can be a very useful communication tool. However, if you are going through a divorce in Florida, or any other family law dispute, it is important to remember that social media posts could have… Read More »
What You Need to Know About Estate Planning and Florida Divorces
Going through a divorce is always hectic, and sometimes important issues can get overlooked. Do not let estate planning become one of those issues. Proper estate planning is always critical. If you have any questions about how your divorce will affect estate planning, or Florida divorce in general, contact an Orlando divorce attorney for… Read More »
How to Obtain Alimony in Florida
Alimony is money that one spouse pays to another for support during a divorce proceeding or for some time after the issuance of a final divorce decree. Often, courts require the higher earner – no matter if it is the husband or the wife – to financially support the lower earner in an effort… Read More »
What Not To Do When Going Through a Divorce
It is a well-known fact to anyone who has gone through a divorce – or those who have watched on the sidelines – that it is rarely a simple and smooth process. Emotions run high, sometimes making it difficult for couples to make rational decisions. Moreover, the need to sort through financial, custody, and… Read More »
The Different Types of Alimony in Florida
After several attempts – and a year of meetings between lawyers, legislators and others – by Florida’s legislature was unable to pass a proposed alimony reform bill earlier this year. The alimony bill died on the Senate floor when it refused to pass the House’s version of the law, which included establishing a formula… Read More »