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, […]

8May, 2017

Fairness in Divorce: Is It Possible?

May 8th, 2017|Family Law|

Divorce Attorneys Helping Florida Couples Settle as Fairly as Possible

divorce signpostWhile it is true that life is not always fair, there is the possibility of a fair divorce settlement. However, determining if a divorce is “fair” comes down to what each side believes, and what the statute dictates. After all, what is fair according to the statute might not feel fair to the petitioner or respondent. […]

27Mar, 2017

What Types of Process Services Are Accepted in Florida Family Court?

March 27th, 2017|Family Law|

Family Lawyer in Jacksonville, FL Providing Insight & Helping You

Accepted Process ServicesA process service or service of process is how you serve your spouse with divorce and custody paperwork. In general, it is an easy process, but there are times the act of service becomes complicated, if not impossible.

When your attorney files the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage, the divorce petition, the clerk will issue […]