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Guide to Florida Divorce: Part 2 – Low-Cost Filing Options
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You should never remain in an unhappy, abusive, or unwanted marriage because you’re afraid you won’t be able to afford the cost of divorce.
 
Too often, couples in Florida feel they must stay together because of their financial situation, mistakenly believing they cannot pay for a divorce. But getting divorced in Florida doesn’t have to cost a fortune—there are plenty of options for filing for divorce in the… Read More [+]


Guide to Florida Divorce: Part 1 – Stages of Divorce
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Complicated, prolonged, and emotionally taxing, the divorce process may be the most difficult undertaking you ever face.
 
However, you can greatly reduce the stress and hassle involved with careful preparation, informed planning, and proper execution of all of the steps involved.
 
While every divorce is unique, there are some general stages that most divorces may follow. To help you prepare your divorce case and understand the process… Read More [+]


The Penalties for Failing to Pay Child Support in Florida
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When it comes to enforcing child support, Florida has some of the toughest laws in the country.
 
Child support is the money that the noncustodial parent will pay to the custodial parent to help support their child. In recent years, Florida lawmakers have been working to structure and regulate consistent child support laws more effectively. If a noncustodial parent fails to pay child support, Florida courts will take… Read More [+]


Divorce Legalized for Same-Sex Couples in Florida, Too
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January 6th, 2015 was a jubilant day for many same-sex couples across Florida.  On that momentous Tuesday, a federal judge overturned Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage, granting gay and lesbian couples the right to legally wed.
 
The legal recognition of same-sex marriage in Florida means that gay and lesbian spouses can now enjoy the same rights and benefits as those enjoyed by traditional couples of the opposite sex.… Read More [+]


When Does Florida Award Sole Custody?
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The plan should assign responsibility to matters regarding health care, education, and the child’s emotional well-being. A parenting plan should also include a time-sharing schedule that sets up when the child will spend time with each parent. This schedule should have information on how the child will communicate with each parent, whether by phone, email, or some other method.
 
Once parents have created their parenting plan, the… Read More [+]