Back to School Essentials: Child Custody Tips for Parents

Back-to-school tips for Child Custody Tips for ParentsDealing with visitation is one thing in the summer and an entirely different thing during the school year. This is why it is no surprise that back-to-school time is also one of the busiest times for custody and visitation disputes.

Parents have a lot to think about in regards to child visitation, such as negotiating visitation around school days, schedules, homework, and extra-curricular activities and after-school programs to think about when the school year rolls around.

Whether you are newly divorced or you have been divorced for some time, consider these back-to-school tips to keep your child custody arrangement dispute-free. read more

How to Value a Family Run Company

Asset Division in MiamiDeciding the value of a family run company when undergoing a divorce may be one of the most challenging tasks to handle in Family Court. Usually, only one partner in a marriage runs the business. But, in the event of a divorce, mistrust and suspicion arise.

Here include three general issues on asset division which arise concerning dividing and valuing a family run company:

1. Date of valuation of the company. Typically, the company is valued as near to the date of settlement (or trial) as possible, according to Family Code Section 2552(a). As explained below, however, there might be reasons to value the company at an earlier time, like the date of separation. read more

Same-Sex Marriage, Divorce, and Family Law

Same Sex Divorce Attorney MiamiToday, the family dynamic can no longer be defined as a heterosexual (male and female) couple and biological children created and birthed by both heterosexual parents.

The “traditional” family dynamic can no longer be defined. Families today consist of heterosexual and homosexual parents, adopted children, biological children, and even stepchildren, and sometimes even a mix of all of the above.

While today’s family dynamic is much more diverse, which can be a beautiful thing, it can also stir up some legal issues. Working with a trusted and reputable family law attorney in the state of Florida can help. read more