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How Is My Child Support Spent?

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

If you are a divorced parent, you likely have a child support order in place. This is to ensure that your child receives an appropriate level of financial support from both of his or her parents. Child support can be used to cover any expense related to raising a child. As long as it… Read More »

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How Much Does My Child’s Preference About His Or Her Timesharing Plan Matter?

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

When a couple with children divorces, a child custody arrangement is an important part of their divorce settlement. In Florida, the term “custody” is not generally used anymore. Instead, courts refer to the child’s schedule in each parent’s home as his or her timesharing schedule and each parent’s role as his or her parental… Read More »

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Understanding The Different Types Of Power Of Attorney

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

An important part of estate planning is determining which loved ones will have power of attorney for you in the event you are incapacitated or otherwise unable to make your own decisions. By having power of attorney, they have the right to make decisions on your behalf that you cannot make yourself, such as… Read More »

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I Do Not Agree With The Court’s Assessment Of My Child’s Best Interest. What Can I Do?

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

When the court develops a child custody arrangement, it strives to create the arrangement that is in the child’s best interest. To determine a child’s best interest, the court considers numerous factors, such as the child’s relationship with each parent and the other members of the parents’ households, the child’s personal and medical needs,… Read More »

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What Should I Do Before I File For Divorce?

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

If you have determined that your marriage cannot be repaired, it is time to file for divorce. Before you start filling out your paperwork, there are a few steps you and your spouse can take to make the divorce process easier for yourselves. One step is to speak with a divorce lawyer to determine… Read More »

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I Want To Move With My Child. What Do I Need To Do?

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

If you have sole custody of your child, nothing. But if you currently have a timesharing arrangement in place with your child’s other parent, you need his or her permission to move more than 50 miles from your current location, regardless of whether you plan to move out of state or remain in Florida…. Read More »

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Using Financial Advisors In Your Divorce

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Separating finances in the wake of divorce is one of the most difficult and complex aspects of this transition. It can be tempting to try to handle property distribution matters on one’s own, but this approach is not necessarily practical or advisable. The distribution of property is a central issue in many divorce proceedings,… Read More »

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Knowing Which Divorce Is Right For You

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

People generally assume there is only one route to divorce – file a standard petition and wait months for a court to consider the case and make a decision. Standard divorce petitions are necessary in many cases if the parties cannot agree on important issues or decisions related to child custody must be reviewed… Read More »

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New Standards Issued for Professional Guardians in Florida

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Taking for granted the wide autonomy enjoyed by most adults is easy to do for many years, but as one enters the last segment of his/her life, the continuation of this autonomy is not so certain. When someone loses the ability to provide self-care and/or manage his/her personal and financial affairs, it may be… Read More »

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Do Affairs Affect the Outcome of Divorce?

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Certain hot-button issues are some of the leading and more well-known causes of divorce – financial strain, the pressures of raising a family, and growing apart over time. But, one catalyst that is synonymous with divorce is having an extramarital affair. Historically, adultery was grounds for petitioning for divorce, but with most states now… Read More »

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