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Parental responsibility: Establishing a parenting plan


In a divorce settlement, Florida law dictates that the court will rule on matters such as custodial rights and child support in order to ensure the long-term security and well-being of any children from the union. Previously, this blog covered how the factors that the court reviews to determine a child's best interests. Now, we'll discuss the parenting plan - a document that establishes the specific details of parental responsibility after a marriage is dissolved. According... Continue Reading...

Parental responsibility: Determining the best interests of the child


Filing for divorce, even with the help of Miami family lawyer, can be a complex and emotionally fraught process for both parties, particularly if there are disputes regarding the distribution of assets and spousal support. However, for couples with children, making arrangements for their long-term care and custody is undoubtedly one of the most important decisions in a divorce proceeding. "It is the public policy of this state to assure that each minor child has frequent... Continue Reading...

Understanding alimony: Pre-judgment spousal support


Depending on the complexity of a case, filing for divorce can be a drawn out process, particularly if the parties involved do not agree on matters including property division, child custody and alimony payments. In the event that a party cannot support themselves financially over the course of the divorce proceeding itself - which can take up to a year or more in contested cases - he or she may request a temporary alimony award.... Continue Reading...
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