Miami Family Law

Name Change under Florida Law From time to time, people may need to adopt a name different from that of the name that they were given at birth, adoption, or chose at the time of their marriage. Choosing the right Florida attorney to help you with the...

No-Fault Divorce Is it necessary, under Miami, Florida law, to prove wrongful conduct such as adultery, in order to obtain a divorce? The answer is no, Florida is a "No-Fault Divorce" state. Under Florida's Marriage Dissolution Act of 1971, it is no longer necessary to prove that...

Child Liability What recourse does a person whom has been injured by the actions of a child have under Florida law? Can you sue a minor for damages? Can you sue the child's parent for damages? Under Florida law, the answer to both is yes. As a...

Florida Parenting Plan Florida Parenting Plan. In a Florida Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce) Proceeding, if the divorcing couple has minor children they must devise a "Parenting Plan”. What must be included within the plan? In a Florida Divorce proceeding, a parenting plan must (at the  minimum) describe in...

What is a Parenting Plan? In a Florida Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce) Proceeding, if the divorcing couple has minor children they must devise a "Parenting Plan". Of course, the first question that I am usually asked after telling my client that we need to develop a "parenting...

For some reason, a common search term that people use to find this site is "What is Divorce". What is Divorce? It's a complicated question. There are some philosophic, esoteric ways to answer this, but  it should be viewed simply as a process that two people go...

Calculate Child Support. From time to time, a parent will come in and mention the difficulty that they are having making child support payments. They may be unemployed or under-employed and are looking for a temporary or permanent modification of those payments. In most cases,...

Florida Child Visitation Rights & Electronic Communication Florida Child Visitation Rights. Sometimes life events interferes with the quality of the  relationship that you would like to foster with your son or daughter. Be it that you had to move, your schedule at work is cumbersome or...