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Understanding Adoption in Florida

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Whether you’re in Florida or somewhere else, adoption is a legal process. The type of adoption you are looking to pursue will determine whether you need an adoption attorney or if a notary will suffice. In most adoption situations, you want an attorney. They understand the proper procedures which help to avoid disappointment and heartbreak.…

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3 Ways a Mediator Can Help You with Your Co-Parenting Plan

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Are you getting ready to discuss a co-parenting plan with your ex-spouse? In many cases, the assistance of a mediator can help your entire family reach the best resolution. Mediators protect the interests of each family member and provide insight throughout the mediation process. Here are a few ways a dedicated mediation expert may be…

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Tips for a Civil Co-Parenting Relationship

While your relationship with your former spouse changes after the end of your marriage, any children you had together still love both of you as their parents. It can be difficult to adapt to a new lifestyle and a new way of communicating with each other after the divorce, for you and your kids. With…

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Is it Too Late to Establish Paternity?

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In today’s world, there are many types of relationships and dynamics involved; as a result, it’s often beneficial to establish paternity. Although this is typically done when your baby is born, there are other ways to accomplish this after the baby’s birth. Why Establish Paternity? As the father of the baby, confirmation of paternity and…

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Five Reasons to Establish Paternity

Sometimes there’s no question as to the parentage of a minor child and both parties acknowledge it. Other times it’s not so clear-cut. If you’re wondering if you should pursue the issue of establishing paternity, here are five reasons you should. Social Security and Veteran’s Benefits This benefits the child in the event of the…

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Family Dynamics: Managing the Holidays

The holidays seem to be branded as the “most wonderful time of the year,” but if you are divorced or unmarried with children, it can be the “most stressful time of the year.” Depending on your parenting plan or the terms of your divorce, sharing time with children during the biggest holidays of the year…

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Relocation and Co-parenting: Deciding What’s Best

Relocation after a divorce or separation can be a fairly common occurrence, but when children are involved, there are more intricacies to consider. In an effort to minimize the drastic changes in a child’s life after divorce, the co-parents should carefully determine if a relocation is in the best interest of the child. Changes to Routine…

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Florida Paternity Laws: Frequently Asked Questions

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Paternity laws vary from state to state making it difficult for parents to know what to expect when having a child as an unmarried couple. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions regarding Florida paternity laws. If you have questions about paternity or your rights as a parent, contact us as soon as possible!…

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The Value of Establishing Paternity

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As family lawyers, we work with clients during some of the most challenging times in their lives. Cases in which paternity is in question are especially sensitive, as the outcome will significantly impact a child’s future. Whether it’s a mother trying to legally identify her child’s father or a father wanting visitation rights with his child,…

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