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Why You Need a Child Support Order (Even if the Other Parent Already Pays)

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Parents have an obligation and a duty to provide for their children. This is true whether you are a single parent or one going through a divorce. Getting a Florida child support order may seem like a time consuming and complex process, but we can help make it easier. The fact is it is… Read More »

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Five Reasons You Should Have a Formal Child Support Order

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Raising children is expensive, particularly on one income. For parents who are divorced or unmarried, it is not uncommon to have to struggle to meet all of your child’s basic needs, as well as their educational, social, and medical expenses. In order to keep the peace in potentially contentious situations or to avoid having… Read More »

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Do I Need A Temporary Relief Order Before My Divorce Is Final?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Divorce proceedings are as varied and unique as each of the parties involved. While you may know of people in circumstances where these matters were resolved quickly, the timeline depends on numerous factors, not the least of which is you and your former spouse’s ability to agree on issues such as the division of… Read More »

When Does My Florida Child Support Order End?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Florida Statute 61.13(1)(a) provides that Florida child support orders terminate when a child turns 18 years of age. However, there are some exceptions to this rule. In some situations, a child support order will end prior to a child’s 18th birthday, such as if the child gets married before age 18, or a court… Read More »