Categories for Family Law

Can You Be Put in Jail for Not Paying Child Support?

March 17, 2020

When you have a child, you’re legally obligated to contribute to the support and welfare of that child, even if you’re not a custodial parent. When a noncustodial parent refuses to pay their child support obligations, the custodial parent can file an action to force payment—and if the other parent... View Article

Understanding the Termination of Parental Rights

October 28, 2019

Being a parent is a difficult job, but an important one—in fact, the state values the role of mothers and fathers so much that anyone deemed “unfit” could be subject to having their parental rights terminated. Florida identifies several different statutory ways in which a person’s parental rights can be... View Article

When Is Supervised Visitation Necessary?

October 14, 2019

In custody cases, parents often share custody and/or visitation rights, which are agreed upon with help from child custody lawyers in Miami, FL. However, when one parent is deemed unfit—whether that’s due to allegations of substance abuse, domestic violence or otherwise—a judge may decide that supervised visitation is in the... View Article

Can a Stepparent Adopt a Stepchild?

September 16, 2019

If you have gotten remarried and have welcomed stepchildren into your family, you may be wondering whether or not you can make your relationship with your stepchildren “official” beyond just being married to one of their parents. You can, in fact, go through the adoption process to become the legal... View Article

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