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Modifying a Child Custody Order in Florida

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When making decisions about child custody, family courts try to promote stable living arrangements and discourage disruptive change. For this reason, once a custody decision has been made, most family courts will only modify a custody agreement if there is sufficient evidence that a substantial change in circumstances has occurred. Before filing a petition… Read More »

Modifying Alimony in Florida

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

If you and your spouse are preparing to divorce and one of you makes significantly more money, there’s a good chance that one of you will be ordered to pay alimony. Alimony — monthly payments one divorced spouse makes to the other — is a commonly used tool in the divorce system. If you… Read More »