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Divorce Tag

Rehabilitative Alimony We receive a lot of questions about what it takes to qualify for alimony in a Florida divorce. There are a few different types of alimony, one of which is referred to as "Rehabilitative" alimony. The principal purpose of rehabilitative alimony is to provide...

Bridge the Gap Alimony We receive a lot of questions about alimony in Florida divorces. There are a few different types of alimony, one of which is referred to as "bridging the gap" alimony. "Bridge the Gap" alimony  may be awarded to assist a divorcing party in making...

Can I Set Aside a Marital Settlement Agreement? We receive a lot of calls in which the caller would like to have the  Marital Settlement Agreement (MSA), that was entered in their Miami, Florida divorce, "set aside" due to the agreement being unfair, etc. Florida Family Law...

  Who Keeps the Dog in a Florida Divorce? There are many issues that people need to consider when filing for divorce in Florida. One potential issue which is frequently not given enough thought beforehand is that of pet custody. The case that controls on this issue is...

Does Child Support include Health Insurance? Many Miami, Florida residents already realize that the court can order a parent to make regular child support payments, but what about the child's health insurance? Does Child Support include Health Insurance? Pursuant to Florida Statute §61.13 (2012), every Florida family law court order...

Florida Child Support Assuming that paternity has been established, whether you have a child while married, or while unmarried, Florida family courts follow Florida's statutorily set child support guidelines, which must be applied to determine the amount of support you must provide for your child. A Florida family...

Sole Custody Frequently Asked Question: I'm a Miami, Florida resident who wants "sole custody" of my child - I don't trust the father (or mother) with my son (or daughter).   Answer: In the State of Florida, it is public policy to encourage separated or divorced parents to share in...

Collect Child Support A lot of questions posed to Miami family law attorneys revolve around the collection of child support payments. Under Florida Statute 61.1301 (2014), most child support payments are made by income deduction (commonly referred to as "garnishment"), which is typically established when the Florida...