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Legal Articles, Divorce & Family Law

Jackman v. Account Specialists

State law (since statehood) required husband to be responsible for medical bills of wife. Court of appeals found the statute to be unconstitutional. As a result, the next legislative secession, the law was changed to make both spouses responsible for the medical debts or necessities of the other spouse.

University Hospitals v. Annesley

Appeal concerned funds exempt or not in a Bankruptcy action. Suit had been filed against husband and wife for medical bills incurred by wife. The end result was the law set out when and how much certain funds paid by an annuity or other periodic payments would be exempt from creditors reach.

What You Need to Know About the 3 Types of Divorces

Under Florida law, there are 3 different types of divorces. Each type of divorce has differences and similarities to the others, and it’s important to thoroughly evaluate each one to determine which one is right for your unique situation. Here’s what you need to know about each type of divorce.

How to Get Through the Holidays in the Midst of a Divorce

The holidays are stressful enough, but when you add in the component of a divorce and a dissolving family, the winter season can be heartbreaking. Here are some tips to get through the holidays with a positive outlook during your divorce.

3 All-Time Costliest Divorces

Divorces are undoubtedly expensive, especially in cases where there is no prenuptial agreement. But these 3 divorces went farther than breaking the bank — they broke the record!

Can You Have Child Support Modified?

Life changes, like earning a raise or losing your job, can happen any time. If you have a child support order and you have a significant change in your material circumstances, it may be necessary to have your child support order modified.

What You Need to Know About Child Relocation

After a divorce or separation, it is not uncommon for one partner to want to move to another area. However, when the partners are parents and share one or more children together, relocating can become extremely complicated.

Divorce, Property Division, Debts and Alimony

Basic principles of divorce, property division and alimony.

Child Custody, Parenting Time and Child Support

Definition of Child Custody, Parenting time and Child Support in a Divorce

Grandparenting/Visitation Time

Grandparent Parenting or Visitation time with their grandchildren if the parent(s) say no.

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