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...

Qualify for Bankruptcy. In order to qualify for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 7 (as a Florida resident), there are several criteria that you must meet. There is an income qualification (and a means test), prior filing limitations, "substantial abuse" limitations, etc. However, the best place to start...

Voluntary Binding Arbitration In a Florida civil action, if the issue of liability of certain claims have already been agreed upon, the parties have the option to submit the matter to arbitration. The arbitration panel's function is to make a judgment on the issue of damages...

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,...

Landlord Tenant Dispute. Not even a tenant screening can tell a landlord whether or not they will have a future dispute with their new tenant. Residential landlord and tenant actions in Miami, Florida can sometimes become costly. Aside from the economic losses that you...