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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Florida on
Q: My ex wife was supposed to file a quit claim so her name would be removed from the property but she hasn't.

It's been 6 years. What can I do?

Deborah Annette Carroll
Deborah Annette Carroll answered on Jul 29, 2018

There is often language in the final judgment which orders that the transfer of ownership can occur through the use of the judgment. If that language is not included, you have the right to file a Motion for Contempt and ask the judge to order the signing of the quit claim deed or be held in... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption for Florida on
Q: We have custody of twin 12 yr old granddaughters. Both parents are deceased. How can we the grandparents adopt?

We have been their sole support since birth. They have lived with us since birth. No support from either parent.

Deborah Annette Carroll
Deborah Annette Carroll answered on Jul 12, 2018

Fortunately, Florida has a streamlined approach to relative adoptions. Relative adoptions are designated as an adoption occurring when the person/people adopting are related within three bloodlines to the child/children they are adopting. Florida Statutes do not require a home study for relative... Read more »

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