A major part of separating is setting proper boundaries between you and your soon-to-be ex. This is an important step for your new journey. Here are some tips we've learned throughout the years of helping couples separate in an amiable and efficient way:
How to initiate a Family action in Florida:
Handling your own family law case? Find out what documents you need to get started and how to get them filed!
Legal Assistant and internship positions available!
Want to find your dream job in the legal field? We are looking to grow our team, and you might just be the person we are looking for! We have 3 positions in the following areas: 1. Two law clerk positions that involve actively learning what it takes to be an attorney and/or how to run a law firm; 2. One legal assistant with managerial duties. At this time we are virtual, and offer the flexibility to work from anywhere. Find out more details here:
Miami Courts return to Phase 1 due to spike in cases:
Miami-Dade court operations have returned to Phase 1 due to the rise of new COVID-19 cases. Courts will remain closed and virtual hearings will continue.
How past due child support affects your chances of receiving a Stimulus Check
The coronavirus relief bill includes direct cash payments to help people through the crisis. However, falling behind in child support payments will affect an otherwise eligible American's ability to receive this stimulus check. Once they are issued, the checks are seized by the government.
Can you still get divorced during the Coronavirus Pandemic?
Courts are closed to the public; however, Judges continue to review and close out cases. Luckily, uncontested divorces have never been so easy in South Florida. Most judges are divorcing couples without a hearing, provided that all required documents are submitted together with an Affidavit for Remote Uncontested Dissolution of Marriage.
Unemployed and can’t pay rent? What you need to know:
On April 2, 2020, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued a new executive order suspending actions for evictions and foreclosures. The Order does not allow any evictions for non-payment of rent for the next 45 days (until May 17). Here's what you need to know:
Miami-Dade Courts closed until March 27, 2020
Starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020, all court facilities will be closed to the public, except for access required for emergency or mission critical court matters. The closure will be in effect from March 17th through March 27, 2020.
Miami-Dade Division 05 mandates telephonic appearances for non-evidentiary matters
Circuit Court Judge Veronica Diaz has issued an emergency order requiring telephonic appearances via CourtCall in all non-evidentiary hearings scheduled within her division.
Important COVID-19 Announcement
The Florida Bar is providing information and updates via a webpage at http://www.floridabar.org/covid19 to centralize communications to all Bar members... Continue Reading →