I got divorced in 2019 in Florida. When we calculated child support I had zero overnights with my two children. I now have them about 1/3 of overnights. I also make more money than I did when I got divorced. I can't afford to pay a lawyer to help me with the modification. Our divorce was very... View More
There is nothing a lawyer does that you cannot do for yourself; therefore, you may represent yourself in court. There are forms you can purchase at the courthouse or online. You may wish to also consider Googling form preparers who can assist you with filling out the forms, but they cannot provide...View More
My wife moved the kids from our home in Melbourne, Florida without telling me. I am still providing financial supporting to the kids. The kids are 7 and 5 years old. My wife told me that she enrolled the kids in a school in Maryland without my consent. What are my rights and responsibilities?
It is very difficult. You would have to prove a substantial change in circumstances and prove that it is in the best interest of the child to relocate. If your spouse puts up a legitimate fight, you should expect to pay a good, seasoned lawyer about $15,000 to $40,000. Good luck!
All 3 of our children are 18 and older. We have no property or any type of assets that need to be split. I have not had any contact with this man in 6-7 years and I just don't want to have anything else more to do with him. He has also cheated on me during our marriage and supposedly had 2... View More
The only difference between this situation and others is that your husband is incarcerated. To get a divorce, file papers as you normally would and serve him with the papers. The service of process part is probably what you are concerned about. You simply file the papers here in Florida and hire a...View More
So I’m 16 years old and my parents are divorced with dual custody over me. I stay with my mom one week and same thing goes with my dad. I got hired at a place in my mom’s town, and since my dad lives 45 minutes away from there, I can imagine it’d cause some difficulties for him since I... View More
I’m sorry to hear that you’ve been put in this position by the unfortunate circumstances of divorce. To answer your question, if you ask your dad permission to stay with your mom, he does have control over you as to where you will be staying during his court ordered time. If he says no, the...View More
"I am writing to inform you that i am revoking my consent for you to live in, or use, the property at *Address*. Therefore on or before May 9 2022 or 15 days from the date of this notice, You are hereby notified to vacate the premises. Since there is no rental or... View More
Think of an unlawful detainer as an eviction. An unlawful detainer action is brought against someone living on the premises where there is or was a relationship between the person who owns or rents the property and the person that they are in a relationship with. It could be a boyfriend/girlfriend,...View More
My husband and I bought a house together a few years ago. I have my 2 kids from my first marriage, they live with me full time. He has his kid from his 2nd marriage which is here part time. He keeps telling me to leave because I dont like how he treats my kids. Yet he wont divorce me. If we get a... View More
home where the mortgage is in his name only and the deed in both of our names. We agreed to sell the home until just before our separation, then split the equity. Now he wants to stay in the home and buy me out.
The problem: He'd like to use the appraisal value, but I'd like... View More
Although you’re asking what the judge would use to make a ruling, strategically, you should come up with an agreement between you and your spouse. I agree with you, that appraisals are not keeping up with the market. Further, a BPO, although somewhat accurate, cannot accurately make a judgment of...View More
To answer your question directly, yes. But only to that part that accumulated during the marriage. Take a look at the balance of the account on the date of your marriage and the balance today. Subtract the two. If you were to file for divorce today, he would be entitled to 1/2 of the appreciated...View More
As Florida is a no-fault divorce state, there would be no penalty if you were to move out of the marital residence. Abandonment is no longer a recognized consequence of vacating the marital residence. Good luck!
You've raised a complex jurisdictional issue. Although you and the child reside in Florida, if Dad files a paternity case in SC before you file a case in Florida, SC law will prevail; but only as it relates to establish paternity. SC does not have the authority to order child support or...View More
I have watched my granddaughter everyday sense she was born and provided everything for her except diapers and wipes. She is now three and her parents are getting a divorce.all of a sudden her mother texted me to tell me she would not be coming to drop her off anymore as she put her in day care.... View More
Unfortunately, Florida does not recognize the rights of grandparents whatsoever. Under the Florida constitution, parents have an absolute right to privacy to raise their children anyway they see fit so long, of course, as a child is not harmed in anyway. As a grandparent, the only rights you have...View More
The first thing you need to do is to refinance the house so that you can remove your ex-husband from the mortgage. The title agency will prepare a deed for your husband to sign at the time of the closing of the refinance. If he refuses to cooperate, you will have to file a motion to enforce the...View More
My husband and I currently live in Florida. He is here with a work visa and I’m with a spouse visa and we’re in the process of getting our green card but we do not have it yet. Can we file for a divorce in Florida? Or do we have to file in our country where the marriage took place?
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