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    • What are the pros and cons of negotiating my agreement out of court?

      PROS: Certainty: Judges are not particularly predictable. If you do not negotiate, ultimately you will only have a day or two in front of the judge for a Final Trial. That limited amount of time is ...

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    • What are the pros and cons of negotiating my agreement out of court?

      PROS: Certainty: Judges are not particularly predictable. If you do not negotiate, ultimately you will only have a day or two in front of the judge for a Final Trial. That limited amount of time is ...

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    • My ex never abides by our Custody Agreement/Timesharing schedule, what should I do?

      The first thing you should do if your ex-spouse or significant other is not abiding by your court ordered parenting plan is to make written requests that they do. Pursue these actions/communications ...

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    • Is Florida a 50/50 Timesharing State?

      Is Florida a 50/50 Custody 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 ...

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    • What are the pros and cons of negotiating my agreement out of court?

      PROS: Certainty: Judges are not particularly predictable. If you do not negotiate, ultimately you will only have a day or two in front of the judge for a Final Trial. That limited amount of time is ...

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    • Can I Get Retroactive Child Support?

      Backdated 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 ...

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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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    • Can I accomplish a divorce out of court?

      There are two categories of divorce – contested and uncontested. A contested divorce occurs when the parties are unable to resolve the financial and child related issues and the decision making is ...

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    • What are the pros and cons of negotiating my agreement out of court?

      PROS: Certainty: Judges are not particularly predictable. If you do not negotiate, ultimately you will only have a day or two in front of the judge for a Final Trial. That limited amount of time is ...

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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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    • Can I accomplish a divorce out of court?

      There are two categories of divorce – contested and uncontested. A contested divorce occurs when the parties are unable to resolve the financial and child related issues and the decision making is ...

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    • What are the pros and cons of negotiating my agreement out of court?

      PROS: Certainty: Judges are not particularly predictable. If you do not negotiate, ultimately you will only have a day or two in front of the judge for a Final Trial. That limited amount of time is ...

      Read More
    • Can I accomplish a divorce out of court?

      There are two categories of divorce – contested and uncontested. A contested divorce occurs when the parties are unable to resolve the financial and child related issues and the decision making is ...

      Read More
    • What are the pros and cons of negotiating my agreement out of court?

      PROS: Certainty: Judges are not particularly predictable. If you do not negotiate, ultimately you will only have a day or two in front of the judge for a Final Trial. That limited amount of time is ...

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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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    • Alex Peterson Named Among 2019 AIOFLA’S 10 Best in Florida For Client Satisfaction

      Family First Legal Group is pleased to announce that Alex Peterson was recognized by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA), earning him a place in their 2019 10 Best Family Law ...

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    • Congratulations Alex Peterson: 2020 Florida Rising Stars!

      The team at Family First Legal Group is proud to announce that Attorney Alex Peterson, our Principal Attorney in Naples, was selected by Super Lawyers as a 2020 Florida Rising Star. It is Attorney ...

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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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    • Fun, Family Activities During the Pandemic

      While the state-wide stay-at-home order has been lifted and today marks the first day in Phase Two, many families are still fearful to venture out or do group activities. Coming up with entertaining, ...

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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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    • What are the pros and cons of negotiating my agreement out of court?

      PROS: Certainty: Judges are not particularly predictable. If you do not negotiate, ultimately you will only have a day or two in front of the judge for a Final Trial. That limited amount of time is ...

      Read More
    • "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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    • What are the pros and cons of negotiating my agreement out of court?

      PROS: Certainty: Judges are not particularly predictable. If you do not negotiate, ultimately you will only have a day or two in front of the judge for a Final Trial. That limited amount of time is ...

      Read More