Month: March 2022

What makes a high asset divorce different?

To some extent, divorces in Florida work the same way no matter how much wealth a couple has between them. Florida judges will enter orders to divide a couple’s marital property Basically, unless the parties can agree, a judge will divide the couple’s property in what...

Income questions can make child support complicated

Like other states, Florida uses Child Support Guidelines to direct family law judges who are intending to order a parent to pay child support. These Guidelines in many cases are pretty straightforward. Theoretically, they are supposed to ensure that child support...

What is time sharing?

Divorcing parents in Florida will typically enter into a parenting plan to establish how they will share time with the child and how they will make decisions regarding the child. One of the most important parts of the parenting plan is the establishing child custody...

Following a divorce, can I have my child’s name changed?

When two people get married, it’s common for one spouse to take the last name of the other. If they go on to start a family, the children will assume the last name of their parents. Upon divorce, it’s also common for the spouse who changed their name to return to the...

Florida courts consider several factors when determining custody

If you are separating from your child’s other parent, you may be concerned about sharing the time you spend with your children with your ex. When a court decides child custody, it does not give a preference to mothers over fathers, or vice versa. It will simply make...