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Marital and Family Law Firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Marital and Family Law Firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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50/50 Timesharing in Divorce: Friend or Foe?

In creating or modifying a timesharing schedule or parenting plan, Florida judges do not presume that any specific timesharing schedule is appropriate. There is no presumption for or against either parent, nor is there a presumption for or against a specific timesharing schedule. Florida Statute Section 61.13 addresses parenting plans and timesharing schedules and the READ MORE

Will I lose my child if I get divorced? (Part II)

An earlier article described the best interest of the child standard (“Florida Statute §61.13(3)”) and gave definitions for terminology used in paternity actions or divorce proceedings where children are involved. This article will discuss how judges apply the best interest factors to cases and to avoid common pitfalls as you navigate your way through a READ MORE

Will I lose my child if I get divorced? (Part I)

When you have children, they become the absolute priority in your life. The thought of not being able to see your child or children whenever you want is heartbreaking, scary and confusing. Whether you are going through a divorce or a paternity action, knowing when you can expect to spend time with your child or READ MORE

Top Five Things To Do Before You Visit a Divorce Attorney

Did your spouse just serve you with divorce paperwork?  Are you thinking about filing for divorce?  Do you have a rocky marriage and just need guidance or advice about your options?  If the answer to any of the above questions is “yes”, you probably have many questions of your own.  Meeting with a qualified family READ MORE

After Ashley Madison-What you need to know about the effect of adultery on divorce proceedings in Florida

By now, you no doubt know the morally dubious adultery-themed website Ashley Madison has been breached and its registered users were unwitting victims of a massive data breach by anonymous hackers.  The registered user’s e-mail addresses, credit card numbers, sexual fantasies and other personal information are floating in a shadowy corner of the Internet. The READ MORE