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Can Florida Timesharing Orders Be Amended While an Appeal Is Pending?

In a family law appeal case heard by Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal, the court was tasked with deciding a case involving the appellate jurisdiction process of family law proceedings. Legal Overview of Duryea v. Bono In the case of Duryea v. Bono, 2D17-4314, 2D17-4422 (consolidated) (Fla. 2d DCA July 13, 2018), a Florida trial court issued […]

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What Happens When Parents Cannot Agree on a Child’s Education?

In a recent case that was heard by Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal, two parents with shared parenting responsibilities could not come to an agreement on where their children should attend school. Parents With Shared Responsibility Could Not Agree on Where Their Children Should Attend School In Lane v. Lane, 43 Fla.L.Weekly D1582 (Fla. […]

Common Mistakes People Make on Divorce Paperwork

Family Law Lawyer Tampa, FL Divorce comes with a mountain of paperwork. This paperwork can be very tedious and tricky to fill out, especially if you don’t have a legal background. Many people struggle to fill out divorce documents correctly and may make mistakes that prolong the process. That’s why it’s in your best interest […]

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Time to End It? Why Summer is a Good Time to Get Divorced

Many would likely say that there’s no good time to get divorced, but people who are facing the need to dissolve a marriage may find that the summer months are preferable to other seasons throughout the year. After considering these reasons for a summertime divorce, you’ll likely be compelled to contact your Tampa divorce lawyer […]

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Florida Supreme Court Advances the Rights of Biological Fathers in Influential Case

A recent Florida Supreme Court Case decided in late June of 2018 is being hailed as a significant legal victory for the rights of biological fathers in the state. In the case of Simmonds v. Perkins, No. SC 1701963, 43 Florida Law Weekly S273 (June 28, 2018), Florida’s highest court considered whether biological fathers may […]

How Divorce Can Affect Your Child’s Academic and Social Skills

It is no secret that divorce can cause a child’s life to completely flip upside down, as a Bloomington family lawyer knows only too well. Children who have divorced parents are actually twice as likely to repeat a grade in elementary school and around six times as likely to be expelled or suspended in middle […]

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 […]