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Divorce and Consent in Florida

Under Florida law, if you want to get a divorce, you must file for a dissolution of marriage.  Because Florida is a “no-fault” divorce state, spouses who file for dissolution of marriage do not need to prove that it was the other spouse’s fault for the separation.  This means that generally, a petitioning spouse does not...

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Family Law Spotlight: Child Support

Under Florida law, children have the right to be financially supported by both parents.  Courts base the determination of child support on the salary or income of both parents individually, the number of nights the child spends with the non-custodial parent, and  other factors such as cost of daycare. Most child support orders have an...

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International Child Custody

International child custody cases can vary significantly in subject matter; however, the importance of attaining child custody is paramount.  Usually, international child custody cases involve: (1) A parent who does not trust another country’s court system for a custody case; (2) A parent who wants to move abroad with the child after divorce or at...

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