Divorce can be difficult. Perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of divorce is seeing your spouse in your home every day while the divorce proceedings are still ongoing. Sometimes the spouse will be willing to leave the marital home upon request. After all, the...

1. Help Now of Osceola, Inc. Help Now provides an immediate care shelter for surviving victims of domestic violence. For obvious reasons, they do not publish their address on their website, nor will they answer any questions about whether someone is at the shelter. Their 407...

Over the past few decades, cohabitation has become avery popular alternative to marriage with Florida couples. What is Cohabitation? Cohabitation is a situation in which two people live together without becoming legally married, yet live together. There are many reasons for a couple to choose this situation...

When two people with a child divorce, the sad truth is that the child often becomes stuck in the middle. While your family law attorney can do their best to create a parenting plan that will serve as outlines to help guide the parents towards...

Your divorce lawyer can do a lot of things for you related to your pending case, relating to a past divorce, and even related to a possible divorce in the future. There are even more things, though, that your divorce lawyer cannot and should not...

In Florida, there is a law that is known as the Florida Mental Health Act of 1971, but it is commonly referred to as the “Baker Act.” The law was named after Maxine Baker, a Florida state representative representing part of the city of Miami,...

Losing the custody of your child(ren) is a fear that haunts many parents. Custody battles during divorce trials provide a more common procedure that can potentially affect your legal right to your children, but a more severe scenario is presented by the dependency process. You...

Parental rights are a topic of interest to parents, children, family members and legal counsel. There are several situations in which a parent or family member may question the ability to terminate parental rights. Florida State Law provides numerous provisions that identify grounds for the...

With America’s rough past of sweeping domestic violence to the side, domestic violence victims can often experience unfair treatment in and out of the court system. Understanding the challenges you may face can help you prepare for them as efficiently as possible. Definition of Domestic Violence Under Florida...