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Establishing Paternity in Florida
Establishing Paternity in Florida

In Florida, many men find it difficult to establish their parental rights because there is a distinction between a “biological father” and a “legal father.” Typically, a biological father is the man who genetically contributed to a child’s birth. This doesn’t, however, mean ...

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Blog posts in Family Law

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    Life does not stay the same forever and, therefore, neither should your alimony payments. The court understands this and provides a way for an ...

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  • Co-Parenting Tips for the Summer

    Now that summer is finally here and the kids are out of school, you and your ex-spouse are likely looking forward to spending some time with them and ...

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  • Florida Works to Increase Marriage Age to 17

    On March 9 th , the Florida House of Representatives passed a bill, 109-1, banning marriage to those under the age of 17. With Governor Scott’s ...

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  • Claiming Children for Tax Purposes in Divorce & Paternity Cases

    While parenthood has many benefits, children can be very expensive. Thankfully, I.R.S. rules allow parents to claim their children as dependents and ...

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  • A Brief Guide to Adopting Your New Spouse's Children

    When you get married, any children your spouse may have are not automatically your children. While you may gain the responsibility to support and care ...

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  • Can My Spouse Refuse to Move Out During the Divorce?

    One of the most common issues divorcing couples face during the ending of their marriage is who should move out, and when. Once you have determined ...

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  • How is Child Support Determined?

    When two parents decide to part ways, one common factor remains: their shared child or children. This can very quickly become complicated, as you can ...

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  • What Are the Different Kinds of Child Custody?

    When a couple decides to end their relationship, it becomes even more complex when there are shared children, in which case child custody becomes the ...

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  • How to Safely Divorce an Abusive Spouse

    According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), more than 10 million women and men are abused by an intimate partner in the ...

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