The revisions made to Florida family law have had a significant impact on various aspects of family dynamics and legal proceedings. These changes, which came into effect as of July 1, 2023, cover areas such as paternity laws, physical custody of a child, modification of parenting plans, and alimony. This post delves into each of these revisions, examining their implications and the rationale behind them. Read More
It’s safe to say that most people know it is absolutely illegal to drive if you are intoxicated to the point of your normal faculties being impaired. But, is it legal to drink then drive in Florida, yes! Many people don’t realize that this happens every single day and it happens legally. You can have a beer and drive home from the bar, that is why the bar has a parking lot! Read More
Once Paternity has been established as a matter of law, you will need to start thinking about the Parenting Plan and Child Support. – Part 3 of 3.
If you have not established Paternity or a Parenting Plan, you should contact a family lawyer to help you with those and child support. In the meantime, check out parts 1 and 2 of this process on my blog, Custody Rights for the Unwed Father – Establishing Paternity and Custody Rights for the Unwed Father – Parenting Plan. Read More
Once Paternity has been established as a matter of law, you will need to start thinking about the Parenting Plan. – Part 2 of 3.
If you have not established Paternity, you should contact a family lawyer to help you. In the meantime, check out part 1 of this process on my blog, Custody Rights for the Unwed Father – Establishing Paternity. Read More
How an unwed Father gets custody rights over his child born out of wedlock? Part 1 of 3.
In Florida, the mother automatically has legal custody of a child born out of wedlock. Naming the father on the birth certificate does not grant them any custody rights in the State of Florida. So, where does that leave the unwed father? Read More
Child Support and Child Support Modification in the state of Florida is a standardized process. All though it is best to hire a lawyer to navigate what can be a complicated process, there are a plethora of self-help resources to help you with standard child support proceedings. Importantly, this post only applies to cases where a child support order already exists. Read More
Florida Statute states: A determination of parental responsibility, a parenting plan, or a time-sharing schedule may not be modified without a showing of a substantial, material, and unanticipated change in circumstances and a determination that the modification of child custody is in the best interests of the child. Read More
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Being held in Contempt of Court is a place you never want to find yourself, especially in family law. So how do you avoid it? On the other side of things, how do you petition to have the other party held in contempt of court?