Proving paternity in Florida

Confirming you are the legal father of a child can have a significant impact on the lives of the child, you and the mother. It can affect a child's right to health insurance, family medical history and inheritance, and change things such as child support, military...

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5 tips to successfully share child custody

Have you ever dreamed of picking up your kids, putting your things in the car and driving as far away as possible from your spouse to start a new life, just you and your children? It may be your dream, but it is probably not the kids’. Children thrive on spending time...

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Why choose an uncontested divorce in Florida?

“’Til death do us part, that’s what we agreed.” It’s fair to say that your husband is not enamored with the idea of a divorce. You offer to arrange his death for him, but he is not keen on that either. “We can’t afford to get divorced,” he continues, “Besides, I don’t...

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Destin cracks down on underage drinking

“I was looking for some action / But all I found was cigarettes and alcohol. “The line from rock band Oasis sums up many teenagers’ experiences of weekend trips to the Florida coast. Next time your teenage son or daughter tells you they are going to Destin for the...

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Understanding alimony in Florida

The prospect of ending your marriage can leave you fearing for your financial future. Fortunately, Florida law makes allowances for this. It acknowledges that one partner may struggle afterward, especially if they sacrificed their career to bring up children or run...

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You’re never too old to get a divorce

You turn to look at your husband and realize he is never going to change. He would be content to spend the rest of his life locked in his study, working on his military history novel. You wonder how many days it would take him to notice if you left. Aside from meals...

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