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How to Create a Holiday Visitation Schedule

Creating a child visitation schedule takes time and effort, but it pays off. A reliable child custody schedule prevents any confusion between parents and children about visitation times and other ...
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Timesharing in Florida and Parental Responsibility

Florida child custody laws require specific provisions and allocations to be included in each final order for child custody. These provisions pertain to the child’s upbringing, the child’s ...
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What is Contempt?

When it comes to a divorce, there are cases where the circumstances of one or both parties have changed. Despite the existence of the modification process, sometimes an ex-spouse does not fulfill his ...
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3 Things You Should Do Before Filing for a Divorce

Often couples considering divorce approach the process by making several of their decisions based on emotion. As experienced Ocala divorce attorneys, we have seen our fair share of acrimonious ...
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Enforcing Child Support in Florida

When parents divorce, the noncustodial parent is ordered to pay money to the custodial parent in order to support their child or children. However, there are occasions where the noncustodial parent ...
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Best Interests of the Child Factors in Florida

When divorcing parents enter court to determine child custody arrangements, judges in Florida will examine the best interests of the child in order to come to a decision. While the state law ...
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How to Enforce Court Orders

Is your ex is refusing to comply with the court orders? Whether you have had the terms of your divorce finalized in courts or have requested relief for a matter such as child support, your ex is bound ...
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Family Law Debate: Parental Rights in Making Medical Decisions

In some cases, parents do not have total control over the lives of their children. Certain parents who have specific religious or philosophical beliefs, for example, may find themselves up against the ...
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Parents Have Eventual Win in Unusual Child Custody Case

For Florida parents, the most frightening experience imaginable is the loss of their child. Whether through illness, catastrophe or natural disaster, parents have a deeply ingrained fear of losing the ...
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How to Talk to Your Kids About Your Florida Divorce

Florida parents who divorce have a different set of priorities than couples who do not share children, or whose kids have already grown up and moved on to their own adult lives. Young children will ...
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New Florida Legislation a Win for Family Law

There is a lot more to family law than most people imagine. Although family law does often deal with the topics commonly associated with divorce and custody issues, there is more to family law than ...
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Florida Bill Moving Through Senate Could Affect Divorce Decisions

Controversial legislation concerning divorce, child support and other aspects of family law is once again making its way through the Florida Senate. The sometimes-called "Anti-Shariah" bill ...
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Mother Withdraws Paternity Suit Against Michael Jordan

Even Florida residents that aren't sports fans may have heard about the recent lawsuit filed against Michael Jordan. A woman filed a paternity suit against Jordan alleging that he was the father ...
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Florida Alimony Laws: Change May Be on the Horizon

In most states, including Florida, a number of factors are taken into consideration when determining alimony. One type of spousal support that has become a topic of some controversy in our state is ...
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Advocates Push for Alimony Reform in Florida

After a divorce, sometimes one spouse will end up having to pay spousal support to the other spouse. However, many people have been arguing that Florida's alimony laws are highly susceptible to ...
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Child's Tattoo Becomes a Family Law Issue

When a grandfather allowed his 10-year-old grandson to get a tattoo, he did not believe he was doing anything that would harm the child. The grandfather claims it is a family tradition to receive a ...
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