HOW IS CHILD SUPPORT DETERMINED IN FLORIDA

When establishing child support, usually the parent with a higher income will become the obligor (payor) and the parent with the lower income will become the obligee (receiver).

By | June 28th, 2019|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

UNDERSTANDING CHILD SUPPORT IN FLORIDA

Child support, also known as child maintenance, is an ongoing, periodic payment made by the higher income parent to the lower income parent, or a third party such as a caregiver, guardian, or state, for the financial benefit of a child, after a divorce or relationship termination between the parents.

By | May 31st, 2019|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

MARITAL AND NON-MARITAL ASSETS AND LIABILITIES

As part of a divorce settlement, divorcing couples have to split their assets. In Florida, the distribution of assets and liabilities is governed by the “equitable distribution” law, which refers to the way a divorcing couple divides their properties and debts.

By | May 17th, 2019|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

DISTRIBUTION OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES

How will a court distribute the parties’ assets and liabilities between them? Will the court just flip a coin? It may feel like it, but in in Florida the distribution of assets and liabilities is governed by “equitable distribution.”

By | May 3rd, 2019|Divorce, Family Law, Seff-Capizzi|0 Comments

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER ALIMONY IS GRANTED

Alimony is awarded to the needy spouse to assist with maintaining a similar lifestyle as established during the parties’ marriage. 

By | April 5th, 2019|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments