Who keeps the pets in a divorce?

Most people consider their pets part of the family. What happens to these pets during a divorce? Does Florida allow for visitation of pets?

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What is equitable distribution?

Equitable distribution is the process in which the Court divides marital assets and liabilities during divorce proceedings. Florida Statute §61.075 defines this process and includes factors that the Court considers when determining whether property acquired during the marriage is martial or nonmarital.

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Can child support payments be modified?

Child Support Modification

Yes. Florida law permits a modification in the amount of child support payments, provided that the party requesting for the modification shows that there is a substantial change in circumstances since the date of the order setting the amount.

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Do grandparents have rights to visitation of their grandkids?

grandparents with grandkids

In Florida, grandparents have little to no say when it comes to having visitation rights to their grandchildren. However, Florida Statute § 752.011 provides the legal basis in which a grandparent may petition the court for court-ordered visitation with or custody of their grandchild.

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Miami-Dade’s Family Court Services

The Family Court Services Unit has been reducing the level of conflict and providing supportive services to families for over 20 years! Specifically, the Unit assists all judges and general magistrates with some of the Court’s most difficult family cases by providing “solution-focused and brief therapeutic interventions.” Attorney’s can also ask the Court for a referral to the Family Court Services Unit by filing a Request for a Referral.

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Adopting in Florida

Adopted family

The adoption process in Florida consists of two steps: 1. The termination of a parent’s rights; and 2. adoption of the Child. Learn more:

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What are Postnuptial Agreements?

postnuptial agreement

Some people believe that if you marry your spouse without a prenuptial agreement, the income and assets acquired during the marriage will always be marital property. That is a misconception. You can designated you and your spouses rights to property, among other things, through a postnuptial agreement.

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Can I move out of state with my Child?

moving out of state with minor child

If you do not live with your child’s other parent, chances are you may need permission to move out of the State (or even County) you live in. For legal purposes, the act of moving 50 miles away from your current address with the minor/dependent child is called relocation. What is Relocation? Florida Statute defines […]

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