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The Basics Of Alimony In Florida

By Koether Law, P.A. |

Alimony, also known as spousal support, is commonly awarded in divorce cases, but it is often misunderstood. Alimony is separate from the division of marital assets, and it is also separate from child support. Spouses can always reach an agreement about spousal support, just as they can agree to other terms of their divorce,… Read More »

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5 Things To Know About Postnuptial Agreements

By Koether Law, P.A. |

Many people understand the concept of premarital agreements and what they are used for. Although some people draft these legal documents before they get married, sometimes people do not realize they need one until after they are already married. For example, one spouse may start a business during the marriage and they want to… Read More »

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How Will Adultery Impact Divorce Proceedings?

By Koether Law, P.A. |

People divorce for many reasons but different studies have shown that approximately 20 to 40 percent of marriages end due to adultery. If you are getting a divorce because you or your spouse was unfaithful, you may wonder how the infidelity will affect your divorce case. Florida is a no-fault divorce state, which means… Read More »

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Understanding Co-Parenting Courses In Florida

By Koether Law, P.A. |

After a divorce, you still need to continue a relationship with your ex if you have children together. Making the transition from cohabitating as a family unit to living in a separate household takes a great deal of time and effort. It is for this reason that the Florida courts usually order co-parents to… Read More »

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Five Ways To Establish Paternity In Florida

By Koether Law, P.A. |

Legally speaking, paternity refers to officially establishing who is the biological father of the child. Once paternity is established, the father then takes on all the rights and responsibilities given to biological parents in Florida. Establishing paternity always has the potential to become very complex, and there is more than one way to do… Read More »

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What Is The Child Support Formula In Florida?

By Koether Law, P.A. |

Most people understand the concept of child support, but they do not know how it is calculated by Florida courts during divorce. Just because one parent of four was ordered to pay a certain amount of support does not automatically mean a parent of only two children will be able to pay less. Understanding… Read More »

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Can You Get Your Marriage Annulled In Florida?

By Koether Law, P.A. |

Sometimes, people rush to get married only to start regretting it shortly after. Many people incorrectly assume at this point that they can get an annulment and ‘undo’ the decision they made. Florida law does not actually include a section on annulments. However, if you can prove that you have legal grounds for an… Read More »

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What To Do After Being Served With Divorce Papers

By Koether Law, P.A. |

Regardless of whether you have seen divorce coming for some time, or it is a complete shock to you, being served with divorce papers is always cause for uncertainty. You are likely feeling stressed, perhaps angry, and you may not know what to do next.  The steps you take now are critical. Below, our… Read More »

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Brandon Dependency Lawyer

By Koether Law, P.A. |

Being involved in a dependency proceeding with the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) can be extremely intimidating and nerve-wracking. If a dependency proceeding has been initiated against you, the first thing that you need to do is to contact a skilled attorney who has experience working on dependency cases. At the office… Read More »

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Common Mistakes To Avoid During Divorce

By Koether Law, P.A. |

Even when a divorce is uncontested, the process is demanding for the people going through it. The process is long, costly, and emotionally draining. The fact that the process is so difficult means that anyone going through it is prone to make some mistakes. In Brandon, there are some mistakes that are more common… Read More »

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