Family Law Tag

Juvenile dependence remains a topic of interest in family law. Any legal proceeding involving minor children is very important to fully understand. The health and safety of children may depend on juvenile dependency court proceedings. As such, these cases should be taken very seriously. What is...

College is expensive these days. That’s something of a no-brainer, but it’s worth repeating. Because today, more than ever before in American history, students face such high educational costs that they must finance the majority of college expense through debt. Student loan...

When two people decide to get a divorce, they can opt for mediation in order to attempt to resolve their issues, rather than rather than going straight to a full-blown trial. Mediation is a perfect option for a couple who are divorcing amicably, but may...

Divorce is a difficult process. There are lots of strong emotions involved on both sides, you feel like the life you made for yourself is coming apart, and that does not even begin to mention the legal frustrations of it all. Luckily, there are others...

Maybe you’ve been married for years, but the spark is gone, and you and your partner have talked about separating.  Maybe you’ve only been married a month and have quickly realized that you made a mistake and rushed into things too quickly.  Whatever your reason...

Fighting for your rights in divorce court isn’t easy. You and your attorneys might work as hard as possible to collect evidence, present your case and convince a judge, but in the end, the chances are that you may not receive a ruling that you...

In the hundreds of years of American history leading up to 1969, the term “grounds for divorce” was widely used. The term, of course, refers to the reason that one spouse is divorcing the other. This is due to the fact that in order to obtain...

When going through divorce proceedings, parents are almost always tasked with creating a parenting plan - a time-sharing schedule that will determine each parent’s interactions with their child or children. When parents or courts decide that the parents will have joint custody, they are required...

The state of Florida will often award alimony payments to a financially dependent spouse after a divorce. When the spouse who is receiving the alimony payments has a change in financial situation, it can affect the alimony payments. One factor that can affect these payments is...