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Child Support and Alimony Income Definition

What Counts As Income In Determining Alimony And Child Support?

In determining what constitutes income for alimony or child support purposes, Florida statute cites several sources of compensation which must be included in a party’s gross income. This post will specifically concentrate on the mandatory inclusion of monies received from gifts when calculating a party’s gross income.

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Disability Benefits and Child Support

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There are a few maxims in life that almost everyone is familiar with. Don’t eat yellow snow, three’s a crowd (unless you’re into that sort of thing) and Florida support obligations are derived from guidelines based on the parents’ combined net income.

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Temporary Support, a Temporary Relief

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The Concerns Temporary Support Can Address

The words that have been rolling around in the pit of your stomach for the last six months, and on the tip of your tongue for the last two, have courageously made their triumphant debut past your lips, “Honey,

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Education Costs & Child Support

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What is Included in Child Support Payments?

In a previous post, we discussed who bears responsibility for your child’s college education costs. In this blog entry, let’s turn back the clock and explore the scenario of who has to cough up the dough for the little rugrat’s education if they have yet to fly the coop.

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Child Support and College Expenses

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Child Support Payments Florida Considers Necessary

One of the biggest concerns among clients dealing with child support issues is who will be responsible for the children’s college expenses. According to Florida law, absent a finding of physical or mental deficiency, there is no legal duty for a parent to support a child beyond the age of eighteen.

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Child Support Enforcement in Florida

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Child Support Enforcement

FDR once said, “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself”.  The context in which this statement was made is strikingly similar to the scenario many  find themselves in when choosing to end his or her marriage.  When FDR spoke those famous words during his Inaugural speech in 1933,

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Hidden Assets – What is Your Ex Up To?

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Hidden Assets in Divorce

In an era defined by economic downturn, it is not uncommon to find your former chiropractor hawking nutrition supplements or  hear that the guy you used to entrust with your stock portfolio is now operating a mobile dry cleaning business/taco truck.

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What to Do If You Have A Child Support Issue

Issues That Can Accompany an Award of Child Support

Congratulations, your divorce is over! Whether your dissolution of marriage was disposed of by final judgment or per settlement agreement, there is an overwhelming sense of relief that now you can move on with your life. Unless,

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