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.
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.
Child custody is a legal term used to describe the legal and practical relationship between a parent and their child. In Florida, we call this timesharing.
Florida law requires a timesharing schedule to be included in the parenting plan that specifies the time, including overnights and holidays, that a minor child will spend with each parent.
In most cases, one spouse earns more than the other. Some people have a hard time paying the bills after they have separated. But what happens when a divorce has been filed? Can you ask the Court to require your spouse to financially support you while the divorce is pending? Can you ask the Court to require your spouse to help pay for your attorney? The answer is YES! Here’s how: