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2021 Changes To Family Law Forms

The new year brought some changes to family law in Florida that not everyone noticed! These changes include removing the notarization requirement for several common forms and an increase in documents required for mandatory disclosure. I think most people will find the changes to these family law forms to be a positive change designed to […]

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Litigation Process Explained

Litigation is confusing at best and often scary. We’ve put together a detailed explanation about the 6-step litigation process in family law. Read it if you are involved in a litigated case. The 6-Step Process We’ll Discuss: Pre-litigation – What do you do before you take legal action? Case Initiation – The first step in […]

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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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Can An Increase In A Payor Spouse’s Income Justify An Upward Modification Of Alimony?

We are sometimes asked whether an increase of a paying spouse’s income may form the basis for an increase in alimony to the recipient. As with many questions arising in family law, answering this one requires analyzing the case specific details and applying a dose of judicial discretion.  The following is a summary of how […]