If a minor or incapacitated adult cannot make decisions on their own, a Florida court might choose to appoint a guardian. A guardian pertains to any court-assigned individual who makes legal decisions on behalf of another person—the ward. More often than not, the courts appoint close friends or family members as appropriate guardians. In […]
Family Law Posts
Below are all of the posts on the site related to Family Law.
The legal system can be difficult to navigate, especially when you are in an issue that affects the care and wellbeing of children. To add to all the emotional distress that you will be under throughout the process, the legal jargon that defines an adult’s relationship with the child, as well as their responsibilities, may […]
Injunctions arrive at your office like pitcher Justin Verlander’s 100 mile an hour fastball. Thrown so fast that if you don’t start your swing right away during the delivery that with the blink of an eye you will strike out. Injunction court is not a place that you want to strike out! The Discovery Process […]
Exes and Taxes Good bye alimony deductions—Good bye paying taxes on alimony! Whatever your political affiliation, please be advised the recently passed Tax Reform Bill dramatically impacts a divorce involving alimony. Under our laws alimony payments have been taxable to the recipient and deductible to the payor. That is about to come to a crashing […]
Temporary Needs in Family Law Cases In many family law cases, there are pressing issues that cannot wait until a final trial or mediation to resolve. Often called Temporary Needs, these issues can range can include (but are not limited to): Custody disputes involving the children One parties’ need for spousal support A parties’ request […]