When to ask for exclusive use of the marital home:

Under no circumstances should a spouse stay in an abusive relationship and/or home. There is no good reason to stay…especially if you have kids!

Don’t let money be the reason that keeps you in an abusive home or relationship. If you are a victim of domestic violence, you can request the court for exclusive use of the home while litigation (your case) is pending.

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Happy New Year!

New year, new goals, new start! 2019 was a great year, and we are grateful for everyone who were a part of it. Thank you to our clients for believing in us and trusting us with your personal matters. Thank you to our business partners and colleagues for the referrals and collaborations we’ve worked on […]

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Table of 8 with Judge Thomas Logue

This is an excerpt from the MDFAWL ADVISOR, Summer Edition 2019, Vol. 39, Issue 1. Click here to view the entire Issue. Article by Angela Benjamin, of Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Miami-Dade Division (MDFAWL): MDFAWL held a Table for Eight dinner with Third District Court of Appeal Judge Thomas Logue at Seasons 52 in […]

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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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