Petition To Determine Paternity

Did you know the number of paternity tests taken in the United States has jumped 64 percent every year for the last decade? Fighting for your paternity rights is something that can cause a headache, but I think we can all agree that a headache is worth having your...

Paternity Rights for Men

Many times fathers don’t know what their paternal rights are. Here are some general questions to ask yourself: Am I Able To Have Time Off Of Work When My Child Is Born? New fathers are able to take off work when the child is born or when an adoption is taking...

How is Custody Handled?

Florida courts do not use the term “child custody”. Instead, the courts will award a “joint parental responsibility”. The joint parental responsibility is a time sharing arrangement that allows both parents time with their child. Is Joint Parental Responsibility The...
How does Homestead Law Factor into my Divorce?

How does Homestead Law Factor into my Divorce?

Distribution of Assets after Divorce Upon divorce or separation in Florida, the courts will typically order for the equitable distribution of marital assets and liabilities. Courts can allocate the marital assets 50/50 unless there are factors that make the equitable...

What is Equitable Distribution?

Equitable distribution is a legal term that refers to the division of a couple’s assets and liabilities during a divorce. Equitable vs. Equal One of the more contentious issues facing a divorce court is the meaning of the word “equitable.” In...

The Reality Of Alimony In Florida

Alimony is when one spouse is awarded to pay financial compensation to the other spouse. The purpose is to give the alimony recipient time to be able to take care of their personal expenses without financial assistance. Many Florida residents may think alimony is...

Divorce while Pregnant

Those who are pregnant but are planning on getting a divorce in the state of Florida may seem challenged by the legal process. It can be difficult to know or understand the Florida laws when a couple is expecting a child but are divorcing. Florida is a “no...

Paternity Tests in Orlando

In today’s atmosphere, paternity tests have become almost common practice when it comes to family law Orlando. With the legal ramifications of paternity, being certain has become a priority for many. Aside from the legal impact of paternity, there are financial...

Orlando Legal Aid Resources

Legal Aid provides volunteer services to Orlando area residents in need of legal assistance. The attorneys represent residents with limited financial resources for civil, criminal and family matters. Anyone residing in Orlando in need of legal representation should...
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