You have a child with special needs, and up until this point you have focused your efforts on the present. You have consistently made sure that your child has everything he or she needs, and you have done what was necessary to ensure that your family has had the financial resources required to adequately provide for your child. But, your child is now quickly approaching age […]
Child support payments are a frequent bone of contention in many divorces. They can also be hard to come up with when the financial circumstances of one of the parents changes. And, it’s a topic that is often one of the primary concerns for both parents during the dissolution process.
However, not paying child support can cause you a great deal of trouble. Failing […]
Experienced Family Law Attorneys Helping Establish Support for Disabled Children in Florida Divorces
For 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 […]
Child Support Negotiations Attorneys Serving the Jacksonville, Florida Area
In divorce, everything is negotiable – sometimes, even child support. However, not all items of child support are negotiable, and if you and your spouse disagree, the courts will use the standard calculation for support, which may or may not be what you wanted to receive or pay.
When Can You Negotiate Child Support Payment Amounts?
If the […]
According to data gathered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 40 percent of children born in America are delivered by unmarried mothers. The “nonmarital” birth rate has actually fallen in recent years; a decade ago, the figure was close to 50 percent.
Under Florida law, when a married mother gives birth, the law presumes that the husband is the child’s father. When the mother […]