Family Law Tag

Criteria for Ordering a Birth Certificate We have been receiving this question a lot lately, for some reason. In order to obtain a copy of your Birth Certificate (or that of your loved one) you need to contact the Florida Bureau of Vital Statistics. In order to...

Florida Marriage License for Minors Interested in Obtaining a Marriage License for Minors? There are a few scenarios in which a minor in the State of Florida. In short, with few exceptions, the minors who will be allowed to obtain a marriage license either have to...

Social media has truly taken the world by storm. Nearly everyone loves to read up on all of the latest news and find inspirational tidbits about life from the pages and people that they follow. One particular forum that has become exceedingly popular is Twitter....

"Illegal Clause in my Prenup." From time to time we are called with questions from potential divorce clients with questions about their Prenuptial Agreements (which were already signed) and that were drafted with a potentially "Illegal Clause" within it. The question may sound something like...

That old saying about lawyers and health insurance, that you only want it when you need it, is equally true when talking about prenuptial agreements. Prenuptial agreements, or “prenups” for short, are a particular type of contract that govern a married couple's separation, should such an...

Ideally, of course, marriage should be entered into when the couple has gotten a chance to know each other well. Living together for a significant amount of time is sometimes a good idea, as it will expose the couple to the trials / triumphs that the...

There are many instances in which it is beneficial and even necessary to consult with a family law attorney. Some of the main areas that are handled by such lawyers include drafting a custody agreement, divorce litigation, and adoption of children.   What a Family Law Lawyer...

There are several considerations that parents must keep in mind when it comes to setting up a visitation schedule for their children. This is a part of the divorce or separation process that has the potential to be very difficult for the entire family. The...

Following a divorce, child custody is usually one of the most divisive issues that parents have to face. Parents may disagree over who deserves custody, what the visitation hours should be, and who should pay child support (as well as how much). Florida state law...