Where You File for Divorce Is Especially Important for Florida Military Spouses

Where You File for Divorce Is Especially Important for Florida Military Spouses As a general rule, Florida spouses can only file for divorce in Florida, the state in which they live. Unlike civilian spouses, military spouses tend to have options on where to file for divorce. For example, suppose a military couple was married in […]

The Legal Complexity of Interpreting Emojis

The Legal Complexity of Interpreting Emojis For most people, emojis are a fun and clever way of expressing oneself via text messages, social media or email. From a legal vantage point, however, the use of emojis can raise head-scratching legal questions as to an emoji user’s intended meaning. From a simple winking emoji to an angry […]

5 Tips for a Military Divorce

5 tips you should know when facing a military divorce.

Health Insurance After Divorce

What happens to your health insurance after you divorce? 

Will the court provide an interpreter?

Will you be provided an interpreter during your court proceeding? 

What is Hearsay?

What is hearsay in a Tampa divorce?

Are Communications With My Accountant Privileged?

Are discussions with my accountant confidential in a Tampa divorce? 

Is A Discussion with my Priest Confidential?

Is my priest confession confidential? 

How to Calculate Child Support?

Child Support Tips.

What Is an Emergency Motion?

Certain events warrant the use of immediate legal action.

Trump’s Executive Order and Its Impact on Tampa Family Law Cases

Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration impacts more than the US border.

What is a Family Law Financial Affidavit?

Financial affidavits appear to be simple on the surface but can be challenging to understand.

What is a Court Reporter?

The role of a court reporter is more than the stenographic machine.

Military Domestic Violence Injunction Remedies

When remedies for military domestic violence are needed, civil & criminal statutes are used to provide relief. 

What Is a Family Law General Magistrate?

Not all divorce cases are overseen by a judge. What is the alternative?

What are Family Law Interrogatories and How Do I Answer Them?

What happens when the opposing party serves you with interrogatories.

Can I Modify a Domestic Violence Injunction?

If you seek any modifications to a court order, strong evidence must be submitted to justfiy its dissolution. 

What Is the Putative Father Registry?

Unnmarried Florida men can retain paternal rights through a legal registry.

What Happens at a Case Management Conference?

What you need to know if your case requires a case management conference.

What Happens at a Pretrial Conference?

What a pretrial conference means for your court case.

How to Legally Change Your Name in Florida

A simple overview on name changes in the state of Florida.

Can a Family Court Judge Order Drug Testing?

Why a judge could order a drug test during custody cases.

Can I put my home up for sale during my divorce?

Why you are better off selling your house after your divorce.

What Happens When a Domestic Violence Injunction is Violated?

The courts will not take a domestic violence injunction violation lightly.

Due Process Protections and Domestic Violence

Even in sensitive cases, the legal right of individuals in a trial needs to be upheld.

I moved after my case is over. Do I need to notify the court?

It is important that you update your contact information.

Tips for A Successful Mediation

Preparation is the key to handling your mediation. 

What is a Psychosexual Evaluation and when will a judge order one?

In rare cases involving complex custody disputes, outside assistance may be required for a final judgement. 

New GPS Apps Brings Electronic Evidence To The Forefront of Divorces

A recent Supreme Court case suggests that you may want to shy away from these new GPS apps offered through your hand held devices. 

Top 3 “Need to Knows” about The Spying Spouse

How to handle a spouse that is looking over your shoulder during your dissolution case. 

 

Will the judge speak to my children in a custody case?

A child’s testimony may not be necessary. 

Was your Child Support Hearing Transcribed?

A recent Florida decision is yet another reminder of how important the transcription of your case may be.

Three Tips for a Successful Deposition

Depositions do not have to be so scary. 

Tampa military divorce
February 15, 2018 The McKinney Law Group

Where You File for Divorce Is Especially Important for Florida Military Spouses

Where You File for Divorce Is Especially Important for Florida Military Spouses As a general rule, Florida spouses can only file for divorce in Florida, the state in which they live. Unlike civilian s
Divorce Lawyer Tampa
February 8, 2018 The McKinney Law Group

The Legal Complexity of Interpreting Emojis

The Legal Complexity of Interpreting Emojis For most people, emojis are a fun and clever way of expressing oneself via text messages, social media or email. From a legal vantage point, however, the us
Tampa Divorce Attorney
January 23, 2018 The McKinney Law Group

Self Care During A Divorce

As you are sifting through your divorce documents with your divorce lawyer, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the logistics of finalizing your divorce. Divorce can take its toll on you both physica
Tampa Divorce Lawyer
January 23, 2018 The McKinney Law Group

Digital Spying in Divorce Cases

Digital Spying in Divorce Cases Most modern divorce law across the United States is rooted in the notion of no-fault divorce, a legal concept dating back to the 1970s. As such, it is fair to say that
Tampa divorce attorney
January 8, 2018 The McKinney Law Group

Custody of Pets in Divorce

Custody of Pets in Divorce Traditionally, state family law across the country have treated domestic pets in divorce as personal property. For its part, Florida case law has treated pets as property a
child support lawyer
December 29, 2017 The Mckinney Law Group

What Can the Government Do to Help me Collect on Child Support?

When two parents are no longer together, they are still legally obligated to support their children. Even if the parents were never married, the law requires the parents provide for their offspring. I
Family law Tampa
December 23, 2017 The McKinney Law Group

What Are the Notice and Due Process Requirements for Child Support-Related Civil Contempt Motions?

What Are the Notice and Due Process Requirements for Child Support-Related Civil Contempt Motions? When a party is ordered to pay child support by a Florida court, willful disobedience and failing to
Tampa Divorce
December 23, 2017 The McKinney Law Group

Is Failing to Make Mortgage Payments Based on a Marital Settlement Agreement Grounds for Contempt?

Is Failing to Make Mortgage Payments Based on a Marital Settlement Agreement Grounds for Contempt? In Florida family law, parties are expected to obey court orders pertaining to child and spousal supp
Tampa Divorce Attorney
December 15, 2017 The McKinney Law Group

Start Fresh in the New Year: Why You Should File for Divorce in January

It seems that everywhere you turn during the month of December, you see a man down on one knee with a diamond ring in his hand. The holiday season is rife with romance and proposals, but January is th
Tampa Divorce Lawyer
November 29, 2017 The McKinney Law Group

Holiday Gift Guide for Divorced Parents

The holiday season is the most festive and memorable time of the year, but it can be a particularly tricky season to navigate after working with a Tampa divorce attorney and finalizing a divorce. As
Tampa Divorce lawyer
November 17, 2017 The McKinney Law Group

The Social Divorce: Social Media Etiquette for Ex-Spouses

In a world where everything has to be Facebook official and Insta-perfect, it can be difficult to navigate your social media realm after your divorce. As you work with your Tampa divorce attorney to f
Tampa Divorce Lawyer
November 17, 2017 The McKinney Law Group

Independent Travel: Fun Places to Go After Your Divorce

After you and your Tampa divorce lawyer have settled all of the arrangements for the divorce and the details have been finalized, you will likely be ready for a vacation. A divorce is a stressful peri

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