When is a UCCJEA Affidavit required?

UCCJEA

The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) is a federal act that has been adopted by almost every state. Every case in Florida involving minor children requires the filing of a UCCJEA Affidavit.

Find out why and what needs to be included:

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When can a Court impute income?

Imputing income

What if the other parent is purposely making less to lower or avoid support payments? Courts may impute income if you prove your case. Here’s how:

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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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