In the best of situations, sometimes plans just don’t work out. It’s the same for some of the worst situations: Florida divorces. For example, a Florida couple may have carefully negotiated and agreed to a specific level of child support to be paid, say by the former husband. That amount was based on conditions at the time of the divorce. Yet, conditions can change. If […]
In Florida, when you receive a child support award, it comes in the form of a legally-binding court order. When a noncustodial parent refuses to pay child support, they are violating the court’s order, and this puts them in contempt of court.
Being held in contempt is a very serious matter. Refusing to pay child support can result in a […]
Simply defined, paternity is the quality or state of being a father, and affords certain benefits to the legal father, the mother, and the child. In the past, questions surrounding paternity were less prevalent than they are in current society, due, in part, to the rise in children born out of wedlock in recent years. At Beller & Bustamante, we understand the unique challenges […]