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Post Dissolution: When You Need a Lawyer

Life after divorce often presents recently divorced couples with unexpected changes.  Situations such as a different job, changes in income, or a different schedule can make it difficult to adhere to the judge’s ruling.  

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Finding a Divorce Attorney in Palm Harbor: What You Need To Know

Think about it; you arrive home one evening and boom, “I want a divorce!” That hits you hard. Seconds later, it dawns on you that your significant other is leaving. There’s no turning back. They no longer see you like that amazing person they once couldn’t live without. Maybe they feel they’re too good for you. Maybe it was your …

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Child Support Calculator: What Florida Law Recommends

For Florida parents who are legally separating or going through a divorce, there is much to consider, including the determination of child custody and the payment of child support by the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent. In divorce cases, when one parent is granted sole custody, the other parent is typically required to pay child support, and in cases …

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Time Sharing Laws in Florida

One of the most difficult matters divorcing or separating parents in Florida will face is deciding who their child will live with and which parent will have the duty to care for and the right to make decisions on behalf of the child. When it comes to time sharing and child custody Florida courts uphold that joint custody is typically …

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What Does Florida Law Say About Out of State Time Sharing

When you divorce your spouse in Florida relocating to another state becomes difficult. If you have a time sharing agreement with your child’s other parent and you wish to move with your child out of Florida, contact the Law Office of Paul H. Bowen, P.A. for legal help. With more than 30 years of experience in divorce, child custody issues …

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Guardian Ad Litem vs. Attorney Ad Litem: When Are They Used

    A divorce is a painful experience for all parties involved.  It is a process that no one enters lightly. While a divorce has the potential to wreak havoc on the lives and finances of the partners splitting up, it has the potential to cause even more trauma in the lives of any children involved.  In many cases, both …

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How Does Retroactive Child Support Work In Florida?

  In the state of Florida, both of the parents of a child are responsible for providing financial support for the child. This means that the court can and is likely to order the noncustodial parent to contribute to the custodial parent. In some instances, retroactive child support is requested and court ordered.

Separation, Divorce, and Annulment in the State Of Florida

Altering a marital relationship should not be an impetuous decision. Due to the sweeping effects that the alteration comes with, both spouses may not be sure of whether such a bold change in relationship status would be beneficial. For that reason, many states across the country offer legal ways to alter marriage. These include separation, divorce, and annulment. The three …

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Contract Litigation and Dispute Resolutions: How It Works

If you find yourself in a business dispute, it’s possible you’ll need to hire a dispute resolution lawyer. You’ve spent a long time working with the other person, and disputes simply aren’t your style, but you’re at your breaking point. When you feel you’ve reached the point where you need to hire an alternative dispute resolution lawyer, you’ll want to …

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Getting A Divorce Lawyer: What You Need To Know About Alimony

There is a particular set of rules that courts use to make sure that alimony is fair for everyone. Through all of the heartbreak and tough decisions that are made, there could very well be a lengthy legal battle over certain financial assets. Out of all of the trauma that a divorce can bring, the last thing you should be …