How Does Retroactive Child Support Work in Florida?
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If your divorce is final and your ex-spouse hasn’t paid child support, you are likely feeling angry and frustrated, not to mention unable to pay your bills. Below, we’re going to detail what Florida law has to say about retroactive child support and how a family law attorney can help you.
How Child Support Payments Work in General in Florida
Both parents are financially responsible for the well-being… Read More [+]

Adopting the Right Child for You in Florida
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Category: Adoption


Matching adoptive parents with children who need them is an incredibly important part of the adoption process. Ideally, you want to take your time. Get to know each other. Make sure that the situation is a “fit.” In some ways, it’s a lot like dating.
Well, a new service in Florida has taken this idea more literally than most by essentially creating an online dating site for prospective adoptive… Read More [+]

How Does Joint Debt Work after Divorce in Florida?
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Category: Divorce | Shared Debt


After you get divorced, how is joint debt handled? In this post, we’ll discuss who pays for what and how it is decided.
How Post-Divorce Debt Is Handled
Any debt created by one or both spouses during the marriage is considered community debt. Both spouses are generally required to pay back community debt.
The court decides which spouse is responsible for which community debts, and issues orders… Read More [+]

Why a Florida Family Law Attorney Is Better Than a Divorce Lawyer
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Category: Divorce | Family Lawyer


The most important thing in life is our family. Therefore, when legal matters such as divorce or separation interfere with family life, it is imperative to make sure that your family is in good hands.
If you are currently considering or in the process of a divorce or separation from your partner, you have likely shopped for lawyers, and were probably surprised to learn how many types of… Read More [+]

Post-Divorce Budgeting: What to Do with Your Alimony Check
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Category: Alimony | Divorce


Getting divorced isn’t just about separating your life from your spouse, but also your finances. If you’re going to be receiving alimony, that means figuring out where that money fits into your overall financial picture.
How exactly do you do this?
In this post, we’re going to offer several suggestions on how to use your alimony check for maximum benefit.
Develop a Budget
In the… Read More [+]