Family Law

Why is my wife’s child that she had with her boyfriend legally mine?

Why is my wife’s child that she had with her boyfriend legally mine? Why would my wife’s child that she had with her boyfriend while we were separated be my legal child? And now I have to pay child support for the child????????? “That baby isn’t mine! But, why does the judge say it’s legally …

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What does the law say about leaving the state for a vacation?

Thankfully, the form Parenting Plan in Florida gives us a good format for what the Courts want for parents to agree on for out-of-state and out-of-country travel. Here is the language from the Parenting Plan: Foreign and Out-Of-State Travel {Indicate all that apply} a. Either parent may travel within the United States with the child(ren) …

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MLB Paternity List

MLB Paternity List Many fans of America’s favorite past time were surprised to hear about this when it first surfaced in the news in early 2014 – I know this author was – but it’s true, Major League baseball has a “Paternity List” which allows players to lawfully leave a team when their spouse is in …

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What is paternity?

What is Paternity? A paternity proceeding may be brought by any woman, married or unmarried, who is pregnant or who has given birth, by the state if the mother has received public assistance for the child, by a child, or by any man who has reason to believe that he is the father of a …

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Child Support Calculation

  What is the formula for Child Support? Well, that’s easy —> CHILD SUPPORT CALCULATOR But let’s break it down a little bit …The determination of child support payments is often an issue of available resources, and can include wage and salary income, compensation for personal services, interest, dividends, royalties, self-employment and rental income. Hmmm… …

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Time sharing Statute Florida

Time-sharing is governed by caselaw and Florida Statute 61.13, which states as follows: (3) For purposes of establishing or modifying parental responsibility and creating, developing, approving, or modifying a parenting plan, including a time-sharing schedule, which governs each parent’s relationship with his or her minor child and the relationship between each parent with regard to his …

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