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Do I Need a Civil Litigation Lawyer?

You may try your best to reason with difficult people, to meet them at the halfway point. You’ve tried talking, but they don’t want to listen. You’ve been attempting to negotiate, but they’re not interested. You’ve even tried to be nice, despite their impoliteness. Small problems can escalate to the point where you may need to resolve an issue in …

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The Child Support Enforcement Process: What a Lawyer Can Do For You

Imagine having to beg your employer for your paycheck every two weeks so that you can feed your child. Just like you shouldn’t have to beg your employer for your paycheck, you shouldn’t have to beg your former partner for child support payments. Child support is necessary, as a parental responsibility. It’s paid to make sure that your child or …

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When Should I Request a Child Support Modification?

Regardless of the reason for paying child support, it is crucial that you inform the court of any change in your financial status. Life happens. Your economic circumstances can change at any moment, leaving you in a tight position to make some serious life decisions. Instead of battling the storm yourself, there are resources available to assist you. Whether you …

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Equitable Distribution: How It Works and Who Gets What

Through the course of a marriage, it’s common for couples to acquire assets that they both hold dear. When going through a divorce, the difficult nature of determining who will get to keep each item can be emotionally and legally complicated. A common term you may have heard of, perhaps from a friend who has been divorced, is equitable distribution. …

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Child Custody & Florida Law: What You Need to Know

Divorce is one of the more emotionally difficult experiences a family can experience. When determining child custody, parents will often disagree on how best to share parental responsibilities. If you or someone you know is going through the process of divorce, the law office of Paul H. Bowen, P.A. is an experienced family law office with decades worth of experience …

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Divorce vs Dissolution of Marriage

Understanding the difference between a dissolution and a divorce when it comes to marriage can be somewhat difficult. Considering that many states define divorce as “the dissolution of marriage,” it’s understandable how one might feel unclear about the differences between the two. Here in the state of Florida, when a couple chooses to end their marriage they have several options. …

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FAQ: Family Lawyer

Are you in need of a family lawyer but unsure about what it is they do? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding family lawyers. Q: What is Family Law? A: Family law is an area of legal practice that concerns family relationships, such as adoption, child custody, visitation rights, child support, divorce, annulment, alimony, domestic violence …

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Guide to Finding the Right Florida Divorce Attorney

Going through a divorce is an emotionally trying time that taxes every fiber of your being. From the separation of families, loss of close friends, changing of addresses and managing your every outward interaction to seem stoic, legally separating from a spouse can feel a lot like drowning. Finding the right attorney is an added chore that is both confusing …