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.
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:
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:
Courts are closed to the public; however, Judges continue to review and close out cases.
Luckily, uncontested divorces have never been so easy in South Florida. Most judges are divorcing couples without a hearing, provided that all required documents are submitted together with an Affidavit for Remote Uncontested Dissolution of Marriage.
Florida law requires divorcing parties to submit certain financial documents. This process is called mandatory disclosures. Find out what documents you’re required to provide to the other party: