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2022 Increase in Florida Minimum Wage May Change Child Support

The hourly minimum wage in Florida changed on September 30th, 2022 from $10.00 to $11.00 per hour which may impact child support calculations. While it may not sound like a lot, it is a 10% increase in 2022 and if it has been several years since child support was established in your case, the overall […]

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If You Move, Change Your Address With The Court!

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 […]

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Co-parenting Decisions For School During COVID-19

For many people, there never has been a more challenging time to co-parent! COVID-19 keeps changing everything including work, school and daycare. Many schools still haven’t identified final plans even though school is expected to start in just a few short weeks. Making matters more difficult is that parenting plans and the courts never anticipated […]

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 […]

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Seminole County COVID-19 Time-Sharing Guidelines

The 18th Judicial Circuit, which includes Seminole County, has issued a significant and comprehensive Administrative Order 20-18 regarding time-sharing with children during the COVID-19 crisis. Some provisions include: How exchanges should occur; What time-sharing schedules should be followed; Video conferencing procedures; Notice that enforcement hearings will not be heard by the court until the Executive […]