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Divorce Planning

Posted on February 28th, 2017

Most people who get married never plan for the possibility that one day they will get divorced. If you are married and for whatever reason feel that divorce is becoming more likely as time passes then you should be aware of some important principles no matter if you are the husband or the wife. Divorce planning becomes important and can… READ MORE

Excellence in The Practice of Family Law

Posted on February 27th, 2017

I take pride in helping individuals go from difficult to happier times, and I urge anyone confronted with family matters of any type to consult with experienced counsel immediately. The laws that dictate how the courts decide family law issues are complicated, fact intensive, and are obscure enough to allow the court a wide range of discretion to do whatever the judge… READ MORE

Separation v. Legal Separation in Florida

Posted on November 4th, 2016

There seems to be much confusion about the meaning of “legal separation” in Florida.  Since Florida does not recognize common law marriage, in order for there to be a legal separation, there must first be a legal marriage with or without children.  A legal separation without children is most commonly found in long term marriages where there is a court… READ MORE

Alimony Law In Florida-Reform is Underway

Posted on July 27th, 2015

Even though the 2015 alimony bill died as the legislative session ended in chaos, alimony reform efforts continue in Florida.  The law is expected to change and one of the major changes is that “permanent periodic alimony” currently provided for under the statute will no longer be available. I will summarize the changes we may expect to see during the… READ MORE

Child Support Enforcement: How to Enforce Your Co-Parent’s Obligation to Pay Their Court Ordered Share of Uncovered Medical Expenses

Posted on June 28th, 2015

Child support orders usually allocate to both parents responsibility for their child(ren)’s medical expenses that are not covered by health insurance. The allocation is usually based on the percentage of each parent’s contribution towards their combined net income. In most cases, there is a temporary order or final judgment that requires both parents to pay a portion of the child(ren)’s… READ MORE

Save Time and Money with Uncontested Divorce

Posted on June 13th, 2015

Jacksonville Uncontested Divorce Lawyer So now that you know you’re getting a divorce the question is-how?  Do you and your spouse agree only to disagree or are you able to discuss issues in a productive manner? If you and your spouse can only agree to disagree, then I’m afraid that uncontested divorce is not available to you at this time.… READ MORE