March 30, 2020
Co-Parenting During COVID-19

Five Tips for Co-Parenting During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we all continue to cope with schools being closed, businesses being closed, quarantine/shelter-in-place orders being issued, and generally, life as we know it fundamentally changing as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic, I have received numerous calls and e-mails about how time-sharing schedules and co-parenting works during this time. Divorced or separated parents must find ways to effectively co-parent and communicate in order to ensure that there is no added stress on their children during these unsure and scary times. Below are my five tips for co-parenting during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Be Respectful. We are all stressed out. Do […]
October 13, 2017

Top 3 Things You Need to Know about Child Support in Florida

Are you contemplating a dissolution of marriage or a paternity case in Florida with minor children involved? If so, you should be aware that the law requires that child support be established. Here are the most important things you need to know about it: Child Support is the right of the child – not the parent. This means that, in general, child support cannot be waived or relinquished since it is the child’s right to be financially supported by both parents. Child Support is based on guidelines set by the Florida Legislature. These guidelines are known as the Child Support […]
February 13, 2017

Understanding Alimony in Florida

Different states have different standards for alimony – also known as “spousal support” – and Florida is no exception. Before awarding alimony, the Court must first make a determination of need and ability to pay; i.e., a party seeking alimony must show their need for the alimony and the other party’s ability to pay alimony. The Court then examines the length of the marriage. There is a presumption that a short-term marriage is less than 7 years; a moderate-term marriage is more than 7 years but less than 17 years; and a long-term marriage is longer than 17 years. Then […]
January 17, 2017

Do’s and Do Not’s for Divorce in a Digital Society

How often have you heard someone say that a new relationship or a break-up isn’t official until it’s posted on Facebook? In today’s hyper-digital society, it’s easy to expose private details of your life in very public places, and attorneys who practice in the area of family law are keenly aware of this. As a result, social media websites are now fair game for gathering information and evidence to use against the opposing party. If you’re separated or contemplating a separation, here are some social media do’s and don’ts to help protect your family law case: 1. DO set all […]
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