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April 2017 Archives

What can Miami residents use child support payments for?

Contrary to popular belief, child support payments in the United States cover more than just the basic necessities of food and shelter. In fact, a general rule of thumb is that anything that can be used to enhance or improve a child's upbringing and growth likely can be paid for from child support payments.

Hollywood superstars Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner to divorce

Two years after separating, even with speculation that they could be reconciling and giving marriage another shot, Hollywood couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are getting a divorce. They each sent out their court papers on April 13.

An alternative to co-parenting

Children need strong relationships with both parents. Following a divorce, co-parenting is ideal to give children healthy bonds with their mom and dad, even though they are not living together any longer. Most parents can learn better communication skills to co-parent, but in a high-conflict divorce, co-parenting may not work. In these cases, the alternative is parallel parenting. 

What alimony is and when it is awarded

Alimony is traditionally thought of as a major bone of contention for divorcing couples. Although it is not awarded as often as many people think, it is still a thing, and Florida couples may find that alimony is an issue in their divorce. This blog post will provide some basic information about alimony, what it is and how it is awarded. More in-depth questions can be addressed by a family law attorney.

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