• Is Florida a 50/50 Timesharing State?

      Divorce is a stressful time, and even more so when young children are involved. You likely have questions about child custody, and how often you will be able to see your children. You may have heard ...

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    • Can You Travel Out of State with Your Child During a Divorce?

      While it may seem like an innocent activity, traveling out of state with your child in the midst of a divorce can have serious consequences. The situation is not so grave if you and your former spouse ...

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    • Holiday Time-sharing with Children in Florida

      Another year is almost in the books and we here at Family First like to ask the really tough questions this time of year (well all the time actually). Are you spending the quantity and quality of ...

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    • Can I Get Retroactive Child Support?

      When two parents divorce, the state of Florida holds both parties legally and individually responsible for financially supporting their children. The courts may require the noncustodial parent to pay ...

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    • Interest on Child Support Arrearages in Florida

      When you are ordered to receive child support, (known as an obligee) each month's missed payment becomes a form of a judgment or an arrearage. These unpaid amounts collect interest at the rates ...

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    • What Are the Risks of Staying Married?

      Family First Legal Group One of the most common questions about divorce is, "What risk do I have in staying married?” or “What problems are on the horizon for me?” Some people think, “Well, if I just ...

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    • What Is Good for My Kids During Divorce or Separation?

      When divorce cases involving parents of minor children, it is promising to hear them ask about what’s good for them during the process. Many issues in a divorce focus on the rights and interests of ...

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    • What Is the Value of a Standing Domestic Relations Order?

      What Standing Domestic Relations Orders Do The importance that standing domestic relations orders in a divorce can have in a case cannot be overstated because they do a number of things right off the ...

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    • Buy Nice, Not Twice

      If you have scheduled an appointment with Family First Legal Group to discuss your legal options and get more information about your potential case, it’s important that you have the right mindset ...

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    • Fear of Change

      Change is scary. Many people remain in relationships well beyond the “end.” I love my role as a family law attorney in Naples, Florida because I get to see first hand how we convince ourselves ...

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    • Important Message from the Attorney for Clients with Minor Children

      To All of Our Clients, The following is a general statement from Attorney Peterson regarding this emergency and how it may affect your case: We know that safety for you and your children is your top ...

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    • Family First Legal Group Named a 2019 Law Firm 500 Honoree

      Celebrating Three Years of Continued Growth Since 2017, our dedicated team of attorneys at Family First Legal Group has focused their efforts on delivering the utmost excellence in serving the ...

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    • Family First Legal Group Wins Family Friendly Business Award

      At Family First Legal Group, we aren’t exaggerating when we say that nothing is more important than family. Organizations around Naples agree, particularly the Family Friendly Business Awards ...

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    • Hurricane Dorian and Important Message for those with minor children

      Our office will be closed on Monday, September 2 for the Labor Day holiday. We are uncertain of what next week will bring, but as of now, we anticipate being open on Tuesday, September 3 and ...

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    • Family First Legal Group Wins Family Friendly Business Award

      Our team at Family First Legal Group is ecstatic that we were one of the 59 businesses to have won the Family Friendly Business Award. For the past 19 years, this award has acknowledged local ...

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    • Family First Legal Group Named a 2018 Law Firm 500 Honoree for Fastest Growing Law Firms in the U.S. - Two Years Running

      Our team at Family First Legal Group has been dedicated to providing excellence in customer service resulting in many happy clients. In doing so, our commitment and focus has taken us on a fabulous ...

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    • Summer Fun!

      The Summer Solstice was on June 21 this year which marked the first day of summer. Here are 100 Summer Fun Ideas for Kids and Parents to make the most out of your summer. Eat well and be a master of ...

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    • "I need to change my parenting plan, it's not working for me and my kids."

      “I need to change my parenting plan, it’s not working for me and my kids.” Is this something you often find yourself thinking? If so, you need to know a few things. First, the State of Florida permits ...

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