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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Negotiating Florida Timesharing Agreements

By Cotter & Zelman, P.A. |

Negotiating timesharing with your soon-to-be former spouse can be a difficult and tedious process. You already are feeling the stress of divorce yourselves and you cannot bear to think about the emotional toll it will take on your children. So how can you make sure the agreement will be in the best interests for… Read More »

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When Will A Court Impute Income in a Florida Child Support Case?

By Cotter & Zelman, P.A. |

When determining a parent’s child support obligation, Florida family courts will look at that parent’s income as a primary factor in setting the final amount.  In a situation where a parent is voluntarily unemployed or underemployed. Florida law provides that a court may “impute” a higher income to a parent. This means if a… Read More »

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Relocating With Minor Children in Florida

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You have completed the divorce process in Florida and you were designated the primary residential parent for your children. A few years pass and you get a call from your boss that he wants to promote and relocate you to the company’s New York headquarters. You want to know whether you are permitted to… Read More »

Is Collaborative Divorce Right For You?

By Cotter & Zelman, P.A. |

Deciding whether to file for divorce is a difficult decision. Oftentimes people are scared of going through the court and having to pay thousands of dollars for costly and contentious litigation that sometimes results in both parties feeling resentful towards each other. Collaborative divorce offers an alternative to the “traditional” divorce whereby parties work… Read More »

Determining Child Support in a Florida Divorce

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Florida is one of the 39 states that adopts the ‘income shares’ model of child support. This model of support is premised on the idea that minor children should receive the same proportion of parental income that they would receive if their parents remained married. While Florida law (Fla. Stat. Ann. §61.30) directs courts… Read More »

The Challenges of Modifying Custody Agreements in a Florida Divorce Case

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Many changes may occur in parents’ lives during the time their children are growing up. They may lose their jobs multiple times and be forced to move each time, they may start constantly disparaging the other parent in front of the child, or in extreme situations, they may start engaging in inappropriate or abusive… Read More »

Divorce Vs. Legal Separation: Your Legal Rights If You and Your Spouse are Physically Separated

By Cotter & Zelman, P.A. |

Instead of getting a divorce, couples sometimes choose to simply live apart in separate homes.  A few common reasons for opting to live separately include: Personal Preference: Some spouses do not see a need to get divorced when neither of them plan to remarry in the near future and do not want to go… Read More »

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