Modification Of Child Support Limited To Date of Filing Petition For Modification Of Child Support

Child support does not automatically modify when there is a change in circumstances that warrants it, a party must file a supplemental petition for modification of it.  When there has been a substantial change in circumstances warranting a modification of child support a parent needs to file a supplemental petition for modification of child support …

In Kind Benefits, Military Overseas Housing Allowance, Count Towards Income For Child Support

In The Department of Revenue v. Price, the Fists District Court of Appeals for the State of Florida ruled that the Father’s overseas housing allowance should have been included as part of the Father’s gross income for the purposes of determining income for the calculation of child support. Florida Statutes Section 61.30 broadly defines income …

Paternity & Child Support

PATERNITY LAWYERS PARENTING PLANS (CUSTODY/VISITATION/PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY) CHILD SUPPORT RELOCATION APPEALS PATERNITY LAWYERS Paternity, time-sharing, and child support cases can be highly emotional and traumatic for everyone involved. You need a lawyer on your side that understand that to help you through the process. Parents often do not know their rights or responsibilities. It is recommended …

Attorney’s Fees and Alimony Awards Must Be Supported By Findings Of Fact Including Need And Ability To Pay

If you hope to obtain an attorney’s fee award, temporary support, or alimony in a divorce case you need to present evidence to the court of your need and the other parties ability to pay. Evidence presented should include the standard of living established during the marriage; the contribution of each party to the marriage; …

Prenuptial Agreements

We are lawyers in Miami that prepare, review, and litigate prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Call us today to help you with your prenuptial or postnuptial agreement needs (786) 539-4935. Nuptial agreements can provide for the protection of assets in the event of divorce of the parties, alimony or the waiver of alimony, the distribution of …

Jeff Bezos Divorce, Hey Alexa, Can I Have a Prenuptial Agreement?

Yes, Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and the undisputed richest person alive is going through a divorce from his long time Wife MacKenzie Bezos.  Yes, it is fodder for divorce gossip and jokes. Yes, they have four children together and I am not sure the child support calculator can handle the math.  Yes, it is …

What is Mandatory Disclosure?

Mandatory disclosure is a Florida family law term referring to the production of a financial affidavit and financial documents required pursuant to Florida Family Law Rule 12.285. The rule applies to most initial and supplemental family law actions like divorce, paternity, and modification actions. Mandatory disclosure is not required in adoption actions, simplified dissolution cases, …