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A Brief Explanation of Alimony in the State of Florida

Posted on Thu, Mar 28, 2019

 

 

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Understanding Child Support in the State of Florida

Posted on Thu, Mar 28, 2019

 

 

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What is Paternity?

Posted on Thu, Mar 28, 2019

 

 

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Evidence Regarding Children's Issues

Posted on Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Section 61.20 of the Florida statutes provides that if the court orders a social investigation and study in any action where a parenting plan is at issue, the court may consider the information contained in the study in making a decision on the parenting plan, and the technical rules of evidence do not exclude the study from consideration.

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Equitable Distribution

Posted on Mon, Mar 04, 2019

In a divorce action, the property must be distributed.  There is usually some type of equitable distribution worksheet that is done during the proceedings.  To separate property, assets and liabilities have to be determined. It has to be determined whether these assets and liabilities are marital or not.  

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Evidence in a Family Law Case

Posted on Mon, Mar 04, 2019

The rules contained in the Florida Evidence Code apply to all family cases.  The requisite evidence may be established by lay or expert testimony, so knowing when each is proper and how to qualify someone as an expert is imperative.  Demonstrative evidence, reports, or summaries may also be used, so it is also important to know how to admit those as exhibits.

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