19Jun, 2017

What is Probate Court and When Does an Estate Go Through it?

June 19th, 2017|Probate Proceedings|

Florida Estate Planning Attorneys Assisting Families with Probate Court Matters

wealth preservationProbate in the state of Florida is different from other states. In Florida, an estate goes through probate with and without a will. Furthermore, probate proceedings are broken into two categories. Some estates, depending on value, might qualify for the streamlined process known as summary administration.

The Formal Administration Process (Regular Probate Court)

An estate with higher value […]

12Jun, 2017

When is a Relationship Agreement Necessary?

June 12th, 2017|Family Law|

Florida Family Law Attorneys Helping Couples with Domestic Partnerships

relationship agreementA relationship agreement – often referred to as a domestic partnership agreement – is a legal document signed by same-sex and heterosexual couples. The relationship agreement creates a sound basis for the relationship and offers each partner security regarding finances, property, healthcare, and so forth. These agreements are by no means a one-size-fits-all solution. Therefore, unwed couples or […]

5Jun, 2017

What is a Stepparent Adoption?

June 5th, 2017|Family Law|

Family Law Lawyers Serving Step Families Throughout Florida

paper cutout of a familyStepparent adoptions allow a married stepparent to adopt a spouse’s child or children. Per Chapter 63 of the Florida statutes, stepparents can adopt their spouse’s child or children in specific situations.

The process of a stepparent adoption is complicated; therefore, it is best to consult with a Florida family law attorney from Beller & Bustamante, […]

29May, 2017

Can I Receive Child Support for Extracurricular Activities?

May 29th, 2017|Family Law|

youth footballYour child is likely to take part in an extracurricular activity at some point in his or her life. Whether it is a lesson, course, or sport, you might wonder if you are obligated to pay those expenses alone. Alternatively, you might wonder if you could request payment from the non-majority timesharing parent for a fair portion of those activities.

When a couple divorces with children, […]

22May, 2017

Child Support and the Disabled Child: How is it Calculated?

May 22nd, 2017|Child Support|

Experienced Family Law Attorneys Helping Establish Support for Disabled Children in Florida Divorces

child custody and supportFor most child custody and support cases, calculating child support is straightforward. When one child is mentally or physically disabled, however, the calculation process is more complicated.

It is important that, if you have a disabled child, you speak with a family law attorney. The costs of raising a child with a […]