Modification in child support during the Coronavirus pandemic:

Florida courts have found that the loss of a job or changes in the parties’ income may qualify as a substantial change in circumstances to warrant a modification in child support, provided that the change is permanent in nature.

But what if you lose your job due to layoffs and business closures resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic?

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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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Florida’s Family Court Self-Help Project

family court self-help program

Court actions may seem expensive to some. Luckily, the Miami-Dade County Family Division has developed a Self-Help Program to assist those who are self represented and cannot afford an attorney.

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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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