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Family Law

Custody and Divorce After Domestic Violence

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One of the reasons many victims of abuse stay in an abusive relationship is because they believe their abuser will change. Another reason is due to the financial stability they have when they are with their partner. Some stay because they believe their children will be better off in a home with two parents and…

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Why a Domestic Violence Victim Needs an Attorney

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You may think that as the victim, you do not need an attorney; however, there are many reasons you may want to hire one. Your attorney will look out for your best interests and guide you through the process whether or not you choose to press charges. When you try to go it alone, you…

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Visitation and Custody Rights of Grandparents

Divorce and separation affect more than just parents and their children. Often grandparents, aunts and uncles and other close relatives who were used to spending significant time with a child miss the time they once shared with their grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Sometimes grandparents and other relatives have not been considered in the visitation schedules…

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Obtaining Custody of a Relative Minor

There are times when the parent is not parenting and it would be in the child’s best interest for them to be with another family member. If you believe that a relative child would benefit from you raising them, you can petition to become the caregiver. Although there are cases where you may not need…

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Co-Parenting Strategies that Work

We know that children with divorced parents thrive when their parents set aside the differences that may have led to divorce and focus on working together to provide stability for the entire family. When the wellbeing of the kids is the priority for both parents, children are more likely to grow up becoming more emotionally…

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Advice from Your Family Law Attorneys to Simplify Time Sharing

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Once called child custody, the state of Florida now uses the term time sharing to describe the time a minor child spends with each parent after divorce or separation. Time sharing is hard for both the parents and the children. The best thing you can do as the parent is to make the time sharing…

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Frequently Asked Paternity Questions

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Establishing or disestablishing paternity can be complicated. As paternity lawyers, we receive many inquiries from both mothers and fathers about paternity issues. Here are some of the most common questions we receive and the answers. Can the Court Order Me to Take a Paternity Test? There are a few cases where you may be ordered…

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6 Life Changes That May Require an Update to Your Estate Plan

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An estate plan isn’t a “set it and forget it” arrangement. Major life changes may affect or even nullify some of the conditions in your plan, so it’s important to maintain it well. Any time you experience a major life change, it should be a signal to connect with your attorney to discuss updates. Here…

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3 Things You Shouldn’t Include in Your Prenuptial Agreement

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Many couples consider prenuptial agreements prior to marriage. Prenuptial agreements can protect each person by defining how assets will be divided should the marriage end. While these agreements are valuable and necessary for many couples, they do not include provisions for all circumstances. There are some stipulations that do not belong in a prenuptial agreement.…

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Things to Consider Before You Say, “I Do.”

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Although marriage is supposed to be a life long commitment, we hear from couples looking for a divorce attorney often. People divorce for many different reasons, and some of the most common reasons tend to be the following: Financial Disagreements Parenting Differences Incompatibility/Communication Issues If you don’t want to find yourself calling a divorce attorney…

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