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NEW ALIMONY AND CUSTODY BILLS CURRENTLY MAKING THEIR WAY THROUGH THE LEGISLATOR OF FLORIDA

Posted on Mon, Feb 29, 2016

First, it is important to understand how a bill becomes law in the state of Florida.  There will be a bill that comes through the House of Representatives and a bill that comes through the senate.  These bills will be similar but not exact.  Once each house produces the bill, then it goes through a process that cleans up the differences.  At that point it goes to the governor for either signature or veto. 

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Continuing a Trial

Posted on Fri, Feb 26, 2016

Sometimes when a trial has been scheduled, continuing a trial is necessary. This is typically done by a motion for continuance, which is usually done prior to the trial, although, in some instances, it may be made orally to the court. Know that a court generally does not appreciate somebody just showing up asking for a continuance. It is much better if you can contact the opposing party and have some type of agreement before you go in front of the court asking for said continuance.

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The Rule Book of Dating in the Modern Age

Posted on Thu, Feb 25, 2016

If you are divorced, you aren’t alone. Although the divorce rate has been steadily declining since 1975 (according to data compiled by the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics), an estimated 1 out of 3 marriages still end in divorce.

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