Month: December 2020

What if alimony is not paid because the obligor is unemployed?

When there is an order that a former spouse pay alimony to the other former spouse, it is imperative that the payments be made on time and in full. Circumstances may arise where the paying spouse (the obligor) is unemployed, underemployed or without income. For the...

Can judges deviate from the child support guidelines?

Raising children in Florida is not always an easy job. There are many decisions that parents need to make for the children and it can also be difficult to ensure they are following the right path. It can also be costly. Parents need to provide for their children’s...

Three options for dividing the family business in a divorce

Owning and operating a family business in Fort Lauderdale can be a lucrative endeavor and a point of pride and tradition. However, sometimes a couple’s marriage is not as successful as the family business and they will decide to divorce. If so, they will have to...