Miami Family Law

While not the first question that is usually asked, after a while, our clients start to wonder what will happen to certain property when we start to divide the marital estate. One question that a client may ask is "What happens to that luxury vehicle that...

Under certain circumstances (such as a contested divorce), when a client signs on with our firm, we make a few requests of documents from them. These documents are commonly referred to as "Mandatory Disclosures", which the Florida Family Courts may require you to turn over to...

Domestic Violence Injunctions: Who Can Apply for Domestic Violence Restraining Orders? One of the first questions that a victim of violence should consider is how they can prevent the abuse from going any further. There are different types of injunctions that a victim in a relationship is...

Can One Attorney Represent Both Parties in the Drafting of Our Prenup? This is a question that is commonly asked by couples who are interested in prenuptial agreements. The quick answer is yes. (Del Vecchio v. Del Vecchio, 143 So. 2d 17 (Fla. 1962)) That is, you *can* technically go...

Are Attorney Fees Tax Deductible in a Divorce? A question that we are frequently asked is "Are Attorney Fees Tax Deductible?", or more specifically, whether divorce attorney fees deductible. Under the Internal Revenue Code § 262, no deduction shall be allowed for personal, living, or family expenses....

What Makes a Home Unfit For Children? Unfortunately, we receive a lot of calls regarding a family's concern about the children of one of their family members. The family member-parent may have issues with substance abuse, mental stability, etc. So, what makes a home unfit for children? The...

Injunction for Protection against Domestic Violence Our Florida Family Law firm handles Domestic Violence Injunction cases for both the accused (respondent), as well as the person attempting to obtain the injunction for protection (petitioner). We, as attorneys, need to speak with our clients about: (1.) the function...

Child Custody During Military Deployment Many Floridian military service members are parents of children for which they have parenting plans. A common question that we receive by those military service members is regarding their rights and obligations regarding child custody during military deployment. More specifically, those servicemember...