How Does Adoption Affect Child Support Obligations?

Child support is generally known as the financial obligation of a non custodial biological parent until the child reaches the age of 18. While that is usually true, it also applies to children of adoptive parents. Now this is true regardless of the marital situation or the biological or adoptive status of the parents. For […]

Estate Planning and Divorce

No one likes to think of their own mortality. No one likes to think of their marriage ending. But proper planning is the best way to be prepared for life’s uncertainties. Wills Everyone should have a will. If you don’t have a will, you are entrusting the distribution of your assets to the government. The […]

Does My Child Need a Therapist for Support?

If you are going through a divorce, the first thing you will need to take care of is your children. Not only will you want to make sure that you have a clear custody agreement in place, you will also want to ensure that they are emotionally supported through this significant life change. For a […]

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SPRING 2018 VISUAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIP WINNER

The McKinney Law Group is delighted to announce the winner of the Spring 2018 Semester Visual Arts Scholarship. The Spring 2018 Semester Winner is: KRISTEN VALLE Kristen is a senior at Florida State University seeking a Bachelors in Fine Art. She has a 4.0 GPA and has been on the President and Dean’s list every […]

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Can I  Legally Investigate My Spouse’s Infidelity?

Suspecting a spouse of cheating can be an emotionally painful experience that may influence you to act irrationally. Although you may feel justified to do everything to catch and then punish your spouse, this may lead to legal trouble for you later. If you act in ways that are unlawful, you may expect serious consequences. […]

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Child Custody During the Summer

While summer brings hot temperatures and longer days, it can also bring more complications for divorced parents who share custody of their kids. Schedules can change a lot during the summer, which can make arrangements a little trickier. However, if you plan ahead of time and maintain open communication with your ex, things won’t be […]

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How Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements Significantly Benefit Florida Estate Planning

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements are often highly regarded for their ability to protect assets during divorce, which is certainly an important benefit of marital agreements. However, marital agreements also offer significant benefits for Florida estate planning purposes as well. Here are four of the key ways a Florida estate plan benefits from the creation of […]

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3 Reasons Why You Need a Prenuptial Agreement

A prenuptial agreement is often a hot topic between a couple, and can be difficult to discuss. However, there are many benefits to working with a Tampa divorce attorney and drafting a prenuptial agreement that both parties agree to. Here are three reasons why you should get a prenuptial agreement: 1. It Protects the Assets […]

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How to Ask for a Prenuptial Agreement

It used to be that a prenuptial agreement was a document that only the mega-rich and ultra-famous considered, but now they are becoming common among regular couples who simply want to protect their assets. Essentially, a prenuptial agreement is drafted between two parties who intend to marry, and outlines what will happen to their respective assets […]

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Postnuptial Agreements Are Not Just for Couples Considering Divorce

Postnuptial agreements function similarly to prenuptial agreements in that both are contracts used to formally outline and express the couple’s intentions for important issues that may arise during the marriage. Often, people consider postnuptial agreements primarily as a legal contract used to express how assets ought to be divided in a potential divorce. While this […]