Tag Archives: Boca Raton Family Lawyer
How to Improve Co-Parenting After a Florida Divorce
Learning how to co-parent with your ex-spouse can be one of the more challenging aspects of moving on after a Florida divorce. If one spouse is dealing with depression or struggling to move on, those feelings can manifest into bitterness and anger that make co-parenting even more challenging. The whole process of co-parenting is… Read More »
What is a Cohabitation Agreement in Florida?
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 »
Is it Legal to Have a Nanny Cam in Florida?
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 »
What to Know About a Florida Postnuptial Agreement
A prenuptial agreement is one that is drafted prior to the marriage, whereas a postnuptial agreement is one that is executed once the couple has already exchanged vows. Marital agreements are often used by parties who have a significant amount of assets, or were married previously and need to address assets or custody matters…. Read More »
Possible Domestic Violence Defenses in Florida
Domestic violence battery is defined in Florida as the actual and intentional striking or touching of another person without their consent, or intentionally causing bodily harm to another person. The person that was struck must be a household or family member. Being convicted of a domestic violence battery charge can have lifelong consequences for… Read More »
Modifying a Child Support Order in Florida
Being awarded child support can seem like a real victory, but what happens if the person doesn’t pay? Or what if there is a change in circumstances that requires an adjustment in the ordered amount of child support? It’s important to point out that all Florida child support orders are modifiable, as long as… Read More »
What to Know about Adoption and Fostering a Child in Florida
Are you considering adoption, or maybe fostering a child for the foreseeable future? Here’s what you need to know about adoption and fostering a child in Florida. Why Adopt Kids who are in Foster Care There are many kids who are already in foster care and in desperate need of a stable home. By… Read More »
How to Establish Paternity in Florida?
When you give birth in Florida, and you’re married, the law makes the assumption that the husband is the natural father of the baby. However, if the mother is not married at the time, she has to take formal steps to establish who the baby’s biological father is. This can be done voluntarily by… Read More »
6 Reasons Why You Need a Florida Family Law Attorney for Your Divorce
Divorce is an emotionally painful and draining experience for most people. And, while you are consumed, or even overwhelmed, by the entire process, you may not be focusing on the most important elements of your pending divorce — asset distribution, finances, and immediate parenting arrangements. Hiring a Boca Raton family law attorney can help… Read More »
Do you Have to Give the Engagement Ring back in Florida?
One of the most common questions when a couple breaks up is who gets to keep the engagement ring? Does the recipient have to give it back to the giver? What about if the break up occurs after they are already married? Much like other jurisdictions, Florida considers engagement rings to be a conditional… Read More »