answered on Apr 22, 2014
In Florida a spouse can obtain a divorce without a specific reason. However, you may be able to extract alimony from him. A court might also order your husband to pay your attorney's fees.
If you have any questions about a divorce, I encourage you to call me and scheudule a free consultation.
He know where we live and been invited to my house by my husband but he refuses. He treating to take my daughter away after he got married in order to stop paying child support. My daughter visited for his wedding and was left alone she had to call the police. My husband raised my daughter for 10... Read more »
answered on Apr 17, 2014
I want to add that you can file a counter-petition that asks for retroactive chlid support. However, if there already exists an judicial order estabilshing a child support amount, you should file a motion for contempt against the father. If the court finds the father in contempt, you will probably... Read more »
answered on Apr 16, 2014
Normally, when DCF pays you a visit, its because the other parent complained of a real or perceived threat to the child(ren)'s welfare. Even worse, the other parent may just be seeking leverage in his/her family law case against you.
Fortunately, unless a judicial order compels you take... Read more »
answered on Apr 15, 2014
You need to file what is referred to as a Supplemental Petition for Modification of Child Support. Basically, you are requesting a termination of your child support obligation due to the substantial change in cirumstance of your marriage to the mother of your child.
Please keep in mind that... Read more »
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