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Category Archives: Family Law

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Emergency Child Custody Orders in Florida

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The process for determining child custody can seem like a painfully slow process. However, there are several situations where Florida laws allow for emergency child custody hearings if there is reason to believe the child is in danger. Given that custody is an emotionally charged situation, many people may feel their situation qualifies as… Read More »

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Can Florida Alimony Payments Be Modified?

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Depending on the type of alimony awarded in your divorce, the court may agree to a modification in certain circumstances. You cannot apply to have alimony modified if it was never awarded in the first place or if the award specified it was not eligible for modification. Alimony may be awarded when a spouse… Read More »

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What is a Cohabitation Agreement in Florida?

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The term cohabitation refers to two people who choose to live together and not enter into a legal marriage. There are many reasons people may choose to forego getting married, with the downside being that they are not afforded the same rights as married couples because Florida does not recognize common law marriage. Before… Read More »

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Can I File for Divorce in Florida Without an Attorney?

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If you are contemplating a divorce, you may be wondering whether it’s possible to file without retaining a Florida divorce attorney to assist you. In Florida, a divorce is referred to as a dissolution of marriage. While it’s legally possible to file for a dissolution on your own, it is not necessarily advised in… Read More »

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The Use of No Contact Orders in Florida Domestic Violence Cases

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The courts in Florida often issue a no contact order in a criminal matter that involves domestic violence, assault, battery, or any other crime where the court is concerned a victim may be threatened or at risk for continued violence. What is a No Contact Order? The no contact order is utilized before the… Read More »

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Florida Family Law: Recognizing Signs of Physical Abuse in a Child

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Physical abuse involving a child involves any “non-accidental” physical act by someone having care of the child. There is not always an intent to physically hurt a child, and some people may justify their behavior by claiming it to be a form of discipline. However, if the physical act is based on fear or… Read More »

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Stalking Laws in Florida

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In Florida, the act of stalking is defined as “willfully, maliciously, and repeatedly following, harassing or cyberstalking” another person. A stalker’s behavior can consist of many different things, including following someone or repeatedly contacting them through various electronic means like texts, calls, or e-mail. Stalking behaviors can include sending letters, leaving notes, or sending… Read More »

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Is it Legal to Have a Nanny Cam in Florida?

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With more and more parents working outside the home, more children are being cared for by outside people, like a nanny. It’s understandable that any parent would have concerns over how their child is being treated when they are away. The answer to many people’s concerns is the nanny camera, known as a nanny… Read More »

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Reasons Your Florida Prenuptial Agreement Might be Invalid

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Prenuptial agreements can be a useful tool for couples when contemplating marriage, provided they are enforceable. They can establish financial rights and protect assets and businesses, but if they are not done correctly, you could find that what you thought was protected in case of divorce is now completely vulnerable. If you plan to… Read More »

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What Constitutes Child Neglect in Florida

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You might wrongly assume that child neglect is not as bad as child abuse, but the fact is, neglect is one type of child abuse. Florida Statutes Title XLVI Chapter 827.03(e) defines neglect as: When a caregiver fails or omits to give a child the necessary supervision, care, and services needed to maintain the… Read More »

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