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Your Guide to Grandparent Visitation Rights in Florida

By Gale H. Moore |

Grandparents can play a very important role in the lives and development of their grandchildren. Most families in Florida want grandparents to be involved. At the same time, there are cases in which conflicts arise between parents and grandparents. There are also cases in which grandparents may need to take action to protect a… Read More »

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Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Decades-Old Rule that Disadvantaged Biological Fathers

By Gale H. Moore |

On June 28th, 2018 the Supreme Court of Florida issued a major ruling in a key family law case. In Treneka Simmonds v. Connor Perkins, Florida’s highest court struck down a decades-old legal rule that severely disadvantaged biological fathers by putting a child’s ‘legitimacy’ ahead of a father’s parental rights. This is an important… Read More »

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How the Tax Cuts Could Impact Your Family Law Case

By Gale H. Moore |

On December 22nd, 2017, President Trump signed the GOP tax reform bill  into law. Among other things, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 has ramifications for family law cases. Here, our Clearwater family law attorney highlights some the most important things that you need to know about the 2017 tax cuts…. Read More »

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How to Establish Paternity in Florida

By Gale H. Moore |

A father will not be able to fully assert his parental rights unless he can establish legal paternity for his child. Likewise, a mother will not be able to collect the child support that is rightfully owed to her unless she can establish that the man in question is the legal father of the… Read More »

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What You Need to Know About Virtual Visitation (Electronic Communication) Rights in Florida

By Gale H. Moore |

Time spent with your children is precious. It should not be interfered with or interrupted for any reason. For non-custodial parents (parents who do not live with their kids on a full-time basis), this time is even more important as it is inherently limited. One of the great advantages of modern technology is that… Read More »

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Florida Family Law: What is Rehabilitative Alimony?

By Gale H. Moore |

Alimony (spousal support) is often a fiercely contested issue in Florida divorce cases. One of the things that makes alimony disputes especially challenging is that the concept is not particularly well understood by the general public. For example, most people do not know that there are actually several different types of alimony. In this… Read More »

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Florida Divorce: Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs) Explained

By Gale H. Moore |

Going through a divorce is never easy. Beyond the intense emotional aspects getting separated, untangling finances can also be extraordinarily challenging for many couples. This is particularly true for high-asset divorcing couples. Often high net-worth couples own many different types of complex property or assets that can be difficult to divide. One of the… Read More »

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Florida Family Law: What You Need to Know About Parenting Plans

By Gale H. Moore |

While going through a divorce is never easy for a family, it is particularly challenging when young children are involved. To try to help ease the transition for families in this position, Chapter 61 of the Florida Statutes requires that splitting parents create an official court-approved parenting plan. A parenting plan, also sometimes referred… Read More »

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Florida Divorce: Could Your Spouse Be Entitled to Your Professional Practice?

By Gale H. Moore |

Beyond disputes regarding children, the division of assets is usually the most hotly contested issue in a divorce case. This is especially true when a divorce involves either high-end assets or particularly complex assets. There are few assets more complex than a professional practice. Many divorcing professionals worry that their spouse could have claim… Read More »

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