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Archive for February, 2018

What Florida LGBT Couples Need to Know about Adoption
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Category: Adoption | LGBT

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Adoption is a complex matter for any family. Although recent advances in marriage equality have protected many rights of adoptive LGBT parents, legislation is still catching up on some issues surrounding parental rights.
 
If you are in a same-sex relationship and are considering adoption or conceiving using a donor, it’s important to be aware of the issues that same-sex couples face to make sure that your parental rights are… Read More [+]


Myths about Florida Child Support That Need to Be Dispelled
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Category: Child Support

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Many Florida parents are confused about how child support payments work. In this post, we’ll dispel the common myths and help you understand how the system is set up. When you have the right information, it’s a lot easier to make sound choices for your children – and yourself.
 
What People Think about Child Support Versus the Reality
 
I don’t have to pay child support if I… Read More [+]


How Florida’s New Standard Parenting Time Plan Works
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Category: Child Custody

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On January 1, 2018, a new child custody law went into effect in Florida. The intention of the law, known as the Standard Parenting Time Plan, is to streamline the sharing of parental rights between parents who are no longer together. The bill also seeks to shift the focus back to the best interests of the child.
 
If you are currently negotiating a parenting plan or are looking… Read More [+]


Don’t Be Scared to Get a Divorce: How People Move On
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If you’re thinking about getting a divorce, but you’re afraid you won’t be able to rebuild your life afterward, you aren’t alone. It’s quite common for people who are considering divorce to worry that life might be harder if they end up going through with it.
 
However, while you should absolutely think hard before taking that step, you also can’t allow your fear to prevent you from getting… Read More [+]