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

    Is Florida a 50/50 Divorce 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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  • Can You Travel Out of State with Your Child During a Divorce?
    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
    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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  • My Girlfriend Is Pregnant and Doesn't Want to Keep the Baby, What Do I Do?
    My Girlfriend Is Pregnant and Doesn't Want to Keep the Baby, What Do I Do?

    This is a surprisingly common question in Florida Paternity law. When we meet with a prospective Father, or get a call from a prospective Father we always have two immediate pieces of advice. FIRST - ...

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