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September 2017 Archives

What records should I maintain as the payer of child support?

Child support may be used in Florida to provide a child with the financial assistance they require to have their everyday needs met, their education costs covered and their medical bills paid. Both parents of a child are expected to pay child support for the benefit of their offspring, though noncustodial parents often are often viewed as the payers of child support as they must send their support to the household of their former partners where their kids' reside in order to ensure their payments reach their kids.

Know the requirements of a Florida parenting plan

A parenting plan is an agreement that stipulates how the unmarried parents of a child will share in the responsibilities of raising that child after their relationship has come to an end. There are a number of considerations that must be addressed in parenting plans, and this post will briefly discuss some of those minimum requirements. Florida residents should talk to their family law attorneys about the requirements they may need to meet for their particular Florida parenting plans.

Know the requirements of a Florida parenting plan

A parenting plan is an agreement that stipulates how the unmarried parents of a child will share in the responsibilities of raising that child after their relationship has come to an end. There are a number of considerations that must be addressed in parenting plans, and this post will briefly discuss some of those minimum requirements. Florida residents should talk to their family law attorneys about the requirements they may need to meet for their particular Florida parenting plans.

They are your children: Have a voice in their child custody plan

Although divorce is a legal process that requires its litigants to follow certain rules and procedures, the paths that Florida divorce petitioners follow can be very different. The way that the parties structured the ownership of their assets, the repayment of marital debts or the need of one partner to request alimony from the other can all change the nature of a Florida divorce.

Establish paternity to secure future support for your child

In Florida and in jurisdictions throughout the rest of the country parents are expected to provide financial support for the children that they bring into the world. To this end when a person is legally recognized as the parent to a child then they become liable for that child's well-being and maintenance. At the hospital mothers are easily identified as the parents to their children but depending upon a mother's marital status the father of the child may be more difficult to determine.

Rehabilitative treatments for the victims of brain injury

Brain injuries can be seriously difficult conditions to contend with. They can affect the lives of their victims physically, mentally, emotionally and psychologically. Fortunately, every year, new treatments and rehabilitative techniques are being developed by doctors and researchers to help those who are suffering from brain injuries.

How important is it to disclose all assets during my divorce?

When two Floridians take the plunge and unite themselves together in marriage, they are doing more than creating a legal bond. In many cases, marriage means comingling assets, sharing in each other's wealth and working together through each other's hardships; taking on each other's responsibilities while sharing in each other's windfalls. Marriages often have a financial component that is guided by the actions of the partners to the couples, and when marriages end in divorce, the economic matters to be settled can therefore be significant.