Family Law

Establishing Paternity in Sarasota Florida

Child Custody

Establishing Paternity in Sarasota is identifying the child’s legal father. Paternity gives legal rights and benefits to both parents, and the child. Rights and Benefits the Child Will Potentially Receive Medical history of the family Child will know his/her father Birth Certificate lists the mother and father Health insurance mandated for the child Child support…

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Divorce In Bradenton: Your Spouse Cannot Refuse

Divorce

In a divorce in Bradenton, your spouse cannot refuse or stop the process from happening if you are determined to get divorced. This will only prolong and complicate the process. There is no Florida law that states both parties must agree on a divorce in Bradenton. How Is a Divorce In Bradenton Determined? There are two…

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Divorce Preparation: 6 To-Do’s

Child Custody

If you are thinking about filing for divorce, there are several things to keep in mind before starting the process. Divorce preparation is one of the most important things to do before filing. Below are six tips to help you get ready. Divorce Preparation in 6 Ways Organize Your Financial Documents When preparing to file…

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Florida Divorce Law: Important Things to Know

Child Custody

Florida Divorce Requirements If you’ve made the decision to file for a Florida divorce, either you or your spouse are required to be a Florida state resident or a member of the armed forces and stationed within the state. When both parties feel there are irreconcilable differences, ending the marriage can be agreed upon in…

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Amid Divorce, FBI Investigating Brad Pitt Child Abuse Claims

Child Abuse

The FBI is gathering information about an incident involving Brad Pitt and his family aboard a private flight last week, the agency confirmed Thursday. Spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said the agency is still evaluating whether to open an investigation into allegations Pitt was abusive during the flight toward one of his six children with actress Angelina…

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How is Alimony Decided in Florida?

Divorce

Florida Alimony Lawyer Lee White at Jodat Law Group Alimony, or spousal support, is financial support ordered to be paid by one spouse to the other to remedy the financial disparity that often exists following a divorce. Alimony is not a right, but rather it is a remedy that will only be ordered after the…

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Are Prenuptial Agreements Enforceable in Florida?

Divorce

Prenuptial Agreements:  What is Florida’s position? Prenuptial agreements were once viewed by the courts as threatening to the sanctity of marriage. However, they are now commonplace, and even widely enforced. Most U.S. states have enacted the Uniform Premarital Agreement Act, which standardizes the enforcement of premarital agreements across the nation. Fortunately for many Floridians, our…

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Where’s Your Personal Injury Settlement during Divorce?

Divorce

For those who are able to receive a personal injury settlement, the feeling can be relieving. But what happens when this compensation is awarded when the victim is in the middle of, or about to undergo, divorce? In general, a personal injury settlement or award will be considered a personal asset – that is, not…

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Man Tased by Bradenton Deputies Dies

Family Law

Man dies from Taser injury in Bradenton On Wednesday morning, a Florida man under the influence of dugs, was stunned with a taser at Centerstone Behavioral Hospital, resulting in an injury in Bradenton, Florida. Authorities say 39-year-old Christopher Erdman was resisting restraints from Manatee county deputies, and a taser was fired off to get the unruly…

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Can My Ex-spouse Leave the State With My Children?

Child Custody

Relocation cases are some of the most difficult family separation cases to resolve. On the one hand, Florida recognizes the personal freedom a parent should have to pursue a better life in another state. On the other hand, Florida knows how detrimental that move can be to the relationship between the children and the parent who…

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