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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Florida on
Q: My wife and I have been separated for 6 years. Not divorced just separated. She has a whole new family and I am raising

Our three kids. I have recently gotten an inheritance from an aunt that passed away. If we divorce is she entitled to any of this money?

Nicole Vette
Nicole Vette answered on May 17, 2021

No, but make sure to keep the inheritance in a separate account without any other funds.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Florida on
Q: I have a case for three children from 2009 until the last child’s 18th birthday. My oldest two will then be 25 and 23.

The case did not contain any orders for if/when the children emancipated.

Nicole Vette
Nicole Vette answered on May 6, 2021

Typically children emancipate when they turn 18 unless they are still in high school participating in good faith, in which case they emancipate upon graduation or age 19 whichever is earlier. Other ways a child can emancipate are marriage or entry into military.

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5 Answers | Asked in Child Support, Divorce and Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: I have a green card through marriage, is conditional and is due to renewal on august 13 2021. Wife wants divorce.

My wife wants a divorce and possibly report me to uscis like she did before when we were together(she sent an email to uscis that she thought I was with her just for the green card which is not true). She wants me to leave our house and me to remove all my belongings and is threatening me with... Read more »

Nicole Vette
Nicole Vette answered on May 1, 2021

If you acquired the house, car and semi truck during the marriage then it is likely to be marital property so you should get half of everything. You are not trespassing and do not have to move out of the home right now. You should also consult with an immigration lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Florida on
Q: Do health care sharing networks count as health insurance for purposes of court-mandated coverage for minors in divorce?

Is there a standard mandate on this across Florida? For context, these networks are typically religious ministries and were specifically included in the ACA legislation to allow participants to be exempt from the ACA Mandate.

Nicole Vette
Nicole Vette answered on Apr 25, 2021

I think this really depends on the language in the final judgment. Generally, this is not done and the court is looking for you to get health insurance for the child.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Elder Law for Florida on
Q: My mom's legal rights to her half of the profit from their home he refuses to let her have her half of the $$

My step dad does not like my mom's family and he refuses to let my mom do what she wants with her half of the profit from selling their home..what's her legal rights to her half of the profit.

Nicole Vette
Nicole Vette answered on Apr 25, 2021

Is they are divorcing then she would likely get half the proceeds. If there is not a divorce then the proceeds will be wired to a joint account or an account the parties designate. Thereafter, there would be no rules on how the money is spent because the courts are not involved. Your mother would... Read more »

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