Child Support

Increase in Florida Minimum Wage May Change Child Support

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The hourly minimum wage in Florida changed on September 30th, 2021 from $8.65 to $10.00 per hour which may impact child support calculations. While it may not sound like a lot, it is a 15.6% increase in 2021 and if it has been several years since child support was established in your case, the change […]

If You Move, Change Your Address With The Court!

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If you move and you have a family law case in Florida, even if it is closed, you may need to update the court with your latest address. Here are some examples of when you may need to notify the court. Open Cases If your case is open and you have an attorney, your attorney’s […]

Change In Financial Circumstances During COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak is here, and it seems like a difficult time to speak about money, but this COVID-19 crisis is causing enormous financial strain on many families. Often, legal intervention is needed to obtain resolution. I am going to provide some brief considerations for those who may be facing financial strains in family law […]

Child Support 101

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If trying to understand all of the concepts of Florida child support seem confusing and overwhelming, you are not alone!  I have put together a brief overview to introduce the concept of what it is, how it is calculated, major factors that influence the amount that is ordered and tips for paying and receiving child […]

Contesting Incorrect Notice of Delinquency from Department of Revenue

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If you have recently been ordered to pay child support either through a divorce, paternity action or administrative process (Department of Revenue), you are most likely paying your support to the Florida State Disbursement Unit (FLSDU).   It can be a frustrating and confusing process to try to get help from the court and the Department […]