Hello,I’m desperately looking for in attorney or any kind of advice. My husband just filed for divorce last week during we were in a session with the marriage counselor just because I said that he push me. Now he says that he will get everything the house, the cars and then I’m not getting... View More
Florida adheres to equitable distribution of assets, whereby all marital possessions are eligible for property distribution regardless of whose name they bear. The potential for receiving spousal support during divorce hinges on factors such as the duration of the marriage and individual...View More
We have 50/50 custody of 3 kids and child support was not granted for either party. My career changed and I now make a substantial amount more than what I was making at the time of divorce, which has been final for over 2 years. She’s unable to obtain employment and was a stay at home mom when we... View More
She can go back to court and file a request for alimony and child support. She'll have the burden to prove that there is a need for those kinds of support and that you are capable of providing it. Talk to a lawyer to know how you can be prepared if this happens.
We executed a parenting plan during divorce proceedings last year. I am the mom and I could request up to 3 drug tests (hair follicle) from the Father - if positive, it suspends his timesharing until he provides two clean tests within the same week. Father has tested positive for cocaine, which... View More
If you are seeking sole parental responsibility for your child, you can file a motion to modify your parenting plan with the court. You will need to provide evidence of factors such as alcohol or drug abuse, negligence, or domestic violence against the father in order for the court to consider...View More
The other parent has failed to follow the court order and is now showing up to my daughter's school to take her on days that aren't his. He has not been able to provide a stable and safe home for her. He is inconsistent and tells my daughter negative things about her family on both sides.... View More
You can visit the local court to get help finding the applicable form you can use and get guidance on what best actions you can take to protect yourself and your children from your ex. The issues you mentioned are serious. You should act now before ex makes more serious issues that will greatly...View More
This is in the state of FL. Petitioner makes several claims that are false and a few that are exaggerated highly. It is for dating violence when in fact there has been none whatsoever the relationship was toxic certainly but NEITHER party was violent towards the other. I have a hearing soon where I... View More
To have the TRO dismissed, you will need to present evidence that the allegations made by your ex are untrue or exaggerated. Evidence could include witness statements, photographs, text messages, or any other documentation that can help to prove your case.
Under Florida recording law, (two-party consent law) secretly recording individuals without their knowledge and consent is illegal. If someone have any audio recordings of you that you did not consent to, they can be criminally prosecuted. This can be a 3rd Degree Felony offense, punishable by up...View More
In Florida, marital property is typically divided equitably in a divorce. This means that all assets and debts acquired during the marriage, regardless of who owns them, are considered marital property and subject to division.
In the case you've described, the house is considered...View More
If a loved one has passed away due to neglect or abuse in a nursing home, their appointed representative or next of kin may have the right to file a Nursing Home Wrongful Death Lawsuit. If the deceased appointed a representative in their will, that person can take legal action on their behalf....View More
Have been married 4 years, separated for 1 year and half. No kids. No property. If I purchase a home now,will she be entitled to anything with my new home? She is avoid service of divorce papers since last October. She is awaiting immigration status approval. The reason why she avoiding the service.
In Florida, property acquired during a marriage is considered marital property, and is subject to equitable distribution during a divorce. This means that the court will divide the property in a fair and reasonable manner, taking into account factors such as the length of the marriage, each...View More
I had to call the police and they took him to a hotel until he was sober. He will not come back home and will not talk with me about anything. All our bills including his own come out of my accounts. He even has one of the cars which my name is on and comes out of my account. He is not sending... View More
You may file for divorce, where you can ask the court to order your husband to pay certain bills as well as alimony and child support, or you may file a motion for temporary relief, which can include temporary alimony and child support and an order for your husband to pay certain bills while the...View More
She is entitled to your father's estate if she is named in the will. Otherwise, Florida's intestacy rules will favor biological children or immediate blood relatives. Speak with a local attorney to learn how to protect your rights and come to an agreement with your stepsister on the matter.
It is most practical to you sit with your parents and obtain their permission. You can still be legally emancipated by a court even without their permission as long as you can support yourself. You need to show proof of sufficient income to cover your living expenses and daily necessities.
If there is clear and convincing evidence that it is in the best interests of the child, the court may reinstate your parental rights. You must present the best case possible and commit to doing everything in your part to restore your rights.
Sexual predators and offenders are not permitted to live within 1,000 feet of a school, child care facility, park, or playground. If you live outside of the 1,000-foot radius, you should notify the Sheriff's Department. Refer to your local county ordinances regarding restrictions on sex...View More
Florida law doesn't allow emancipation without the permission of a parent or guardian. You have the option to get a court-ordered emancipation as long as you can provide proof that you can provide for yourself.
You do not need to do anything formal to revoke Temporary Custody granted under Chapter 751 of the Florida Code if it was "concurrent". You can simply make a request in writing. If it was "not concurrent", you must file a Motion to Reopen the Case in order for the court to...View More
Yes. When adding father's name to the child's birth certificate, both parents must consent. If the mother does not consent, you can file a petition to establish paternity. It will be granted after providing genetic samples proving you are the biological father of the child. The court will...View More
Living in Florida. I have a child that is not my ex husband's, but the child has his name by default ( as he did not physically sign the birth certificate) been divorced since the child's birth...and we've been out of communication ever since. Fast foward 10yrs, my now husband wants... View More
Still sending monthly support even tho there is no court order. Mother has history of Prison time, drug charges and drug abuse. Lives with her mother and other son, who I supported as my own until recently.
Will not let their Maternal grandmother have contact, even though myself and my... View More
Assuming you have established paternity of the child, you have the option to file custody. If not, then you have until child turns 18 to establish paternity and assume parental rights to your child. Act immediately and seek help from a family attorney to know how best to proceed with your case.
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