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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Most people consider their pets part of the family. What happens to these pets during a divorce? Does Florida allow for visitation of pets?
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.
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.
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.
The Family Court Services Unit has been reducing the level of conflict and providing supportive services to families for over 20 years! This is a free service that is helping our community.