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July 2017 Archives

What is the incomes shares model for child support?

Child support is ordered when a child's parents do not live together in Illinois. In divorce cases, it is automatically handled as part of the overall legal process. Typically, if you are the parent who has physical custody of the children and with whom they live, you get the support payments. The other parent makes the payments, often having them automatically deducted from his or her paycheck.

Protecting children from domestic violence

On this blog, different angles concerning domestic violence have been discussed. For example, someone may find themselves falsely accused of this offense and have their lives thrown into chaos. However, some people in Lee County are subjected to domestic violence and it is pivotal for parents to protect their kids from exposure to abuse. At Fried and Fried, we are aware of the different hurdles that parents who are going through this may face.

What is paternity fraud, and what does it mean for a father?

Paternity fraud is a very serious problem that may only turn up years after a child is born. Imagine being a father who suddenly comes across information that may mean his child isn't his at all. It's a horrifying feeling for a parent, and it's compounded by the fact that the man's partner may have known that the child wasn't his in the first place.

Job loss and child support payments

If you have recently lost your job, you may be having a hard time piecing your life back together in various ways. However, if you owe child support as a non-custodial parent, the termination of your position can be especially troubling. At Fried and Fried, we are aware of how challenging daily life can be for non-custodial parents who are dealing with these issues in Florida.

Holiday celebrations and high asset divorce

There are many different stressors that can arise when a couple decides to terminate their marriage, especially for those with a high net worth who have children. From the way in which a court splits up marital property to custody battles and concerns about tax implications, various hurdles can arise during the process. At Fried and Friend, our Florida firm also understands that there are certain times of year when divorce can be even more upsetting, such as the Fourth of July, in addition to many other holidays.

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