If you and your spouse meet the requirements to file for an uncontested divorce in Florida, you may be granted your dissolution of marriage without ever needing to enter a courtroom. When you think of a couple going through a divorce, you may think of how it’s portrayed in the media – shouting matches in … Read more
What Family Law Cases Require Disclosure of Financial Information? Certain Family law cases in Florida require that both parties exchange their financial information with each other in the interest of fairness and transparency. Matters involving divorce, paternity, child support, parenting plans, and child custody agreements all require each party to make certain financial disclosures to … Read more
So what does the current COVID-19 pandemic mean for Florida courts? For the time being, it means most court proceedings will be held remotely with attorneys and clients appearing telephonically and submitting evidence electronically. No jury trials will be conducted, and no mass-motion calendar hearings will occur for issues regarding child-support and simplified divorces. I will do my best to update this page as more information becomes available. Stay calm, stay safe, and do your part to protect those most vulnerable during this time.
It crept up on me, but I guess I’m busy now. Halfway through my first year of starting my own law practice, and I would never have imagined how quickly I would have gotten this busy. I have mostly stopped blogging and producing content for my website, pinellasfamilylawyer.com, because my time is being spent doing … Read more
One thing I don’t think you appreciate until you become a lawyer, or part of any professional association, is what the term “board certified” means. It sounds fancy to someone who doesn’t know the profession, but within the profession you realize that it means that person has a lot more knowledge than other attorneys in the field…