Category: Family Law

Featured-judges gavel + paper money on desk - How Do Florida Courts Calculate Alimony?

How Do Florida Courts Calculate Alimony?

Alimony is a court-ordered payment from one spouse to the other, and no two divorce cases are ever the same. In General, alimony in Florida is awarded to the lower income-producing spouse to maintain their current  standard of living. In the eyes of Florida Courts, either spouse may file for

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Desk with judges gavel on child support agreement-Title: What is Child Support and How Is It Calculated?

What is Child Support and How Is It Calculated?

No matter who pays, when, or how much; child support is always a prickly issue for everyone involved. The legal definition of child support refers to the amount a non-custodial parent must pay to the custodial parent. The payment serves as a legal commitment for the child’s living expenses, including

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Gavel on Family Law document -Title: Overcoming the Legal Challenges of a Blended Family

Overcoming the Legal Challenges of a Blended Family

Successful families require an abundance of blending, scrambling, and often muddling through a host of delicate personal issues. With a blended family there are complicated relationships and individual differences to overcome. Blended families are remarkable for everybody involved; if only they worked better. Unfortunately, statistics do not back up the

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