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How Can Family Law Clients Navigate Child Support Challenges in Central Florida?

In Family Law, Child Support is a vital aspect that ensures the well-being of minor children following a Divorce, Paternity Action, or Legal Separation. However, situations may arise where Family Law Clients fall behind on their Child Support obligations, leading to a range of consequences. Our Orlando Family Law Attorneys are dedicated to assisting Clients […]

Litigation vs Collaborative Divorce in Orlando Florida

In a Divorce process, couples typically have two main options: Litigation or the Collaborative Law Process. Each approach has its own set of pros and cons, and Collaborative Divorce is often considered a better option for avoiding an acrimonious divorce and for maintaining a healthy family dynamic. Let’s explore the advantages and disadvantages of both […]

Successful Timesharing in Divorce: Nurturing a Healthy Co-Parenting Relationship

Divorce is an emotionally challenging process for any couple, especially when minor children are involved. As parents, it is our utmost responsibility to prioritize the well-being and safety of our children, even amidst the difficulties of Separation. One key aspect of Post-Divorce life is establishing successful Timesharing or Child Custody arrangements that promote stability, consistency, […]

What is the Difference Between Collaborative and Cooperative Law?

Divorce cases can often be portrayed as contentious based on what we see in the media and on television. For spouses who are interested in an amicable resolution, there are options outside of going to Court. You may have heard of the Collaborative Process as well as Cooperative Law. Perhaps you would like to know […]

Is Sole Custody Possible in a Family Law Case?

Are you in the middle of a custody battle with your spouse or former spouse? Perhaps you are wondering if you can be awarded sole custody of your minor child or children. In recent years, the Florida statutes began referring to child custody as “timesharing” or contact. The legislature felt like the term custody or […]

How to Prepare for Deposition

What steps are necessary to prepare for a Deposition in a Family Law case? So you’re going to sit for a Deposition in front of opposing counsel and you are interested in knowing what to expect. Prior to your Deposition, you will want to meet with your Family Law Attorney. He or she will explain […]

How Do Christian Wives and Husbands Navigate Divorce?

As Christians, we are taught that marriage is forever. Living in a fallen world, sometimes Divorce is the best option for everyone involved. Of course, when we make vows to our spouse in front of God and our loved ones, we aren’t anticipating the end of our marriage. Relationships are hard work. Our Orlando Divorce […]

Is There Something Called Legal Separation in Florida?

As a prospective Family Law Client, you may not be ready or want to file for Divorce, but you do want to receive Alimony or Child Support payments from your spouse. In these circumstances, you could enter into a Legal Separation agreement or file an Action for Support and Maintenance without Dissolution of Marriage. A […]

Communicating with the Neutrals in a Collaborative Case

Florida’s Collaborative Process is a neutral process where both parties agree on an alternative to litigation. Potential candidates for Collaborative Law include spouses and unmarried parents who have at least some common goals, a genuine desire to protect their minor children from the Divorce process, as well as those who are intentional about being solution-focused. […]

What to Expect in the First Collaborative Team Meeting

As a Family Law Client who chooses to proceed with your case by utilizing the Collaborative Process in Florida, you may be curious about what will happen in the first meeting. Remember, Collaborative Law is a voluntary process. Both you and your spouse will work with Collaboratively trained Family Law Attorneys who will prepare you […]