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Modifying Your Order Can Help Avoid Penalties for Non Payment of Child Support

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Parents have the responsibility to provide and care for their children. The court views this duty seriously, particularly in cases involving child support payments. Regardless of your circumstances or situations going on in your life, penalties for violating an established court order can be severe. Before it gets to the point where you are… Read More »

Florida Post-Divorce Modification Actions

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For parents who share minor children, disputes may continue long after their divorce becomes final. Court orders with respect to children, such as child support and timesharing plans, can change periodically until the children become adults. In some cases, parents are able to work out changes about their children on their own, but, in… Read More »

Can I Modify My Florida Child Support Order?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

A child support order is modifiable under Florida law when there has been an involuntary change in a parent’s circumstances that makes the current order no longer reasonable, given your circumstances. A good example of a situation that might justify a modification would be one in which a parent is laid off from his… Read More »

Requirements for Modifying Child Support in Florida

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When a court enters a child support order, the process for modifying that order can get complicated. You have the burden of showing a “substantial change in circumstances” to justify a modification. The general requirement, according to Florida law, is that a modification may be pursued is your changed circumstances would affect support by… Read More »