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All of the days you miss with your children test the relationship and communication you have with the other parent.
Florida courts are considering joint custody in more and more divorce cases and there is even talk about a presumption that children should spend 50% of their time with each parent.
When there are minor children involved in your Florida divorce or paternity case, you are required to take a parenting course before you can obtain a court ordered Final Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage or Final Judgment of Paternity.
Child custody battles are the most stressful experiences that parents have in a Florida divorce or paternity case. Often the parents involved are so concerned with success or failure that their judgement gets clouded.
Alimony in Florida can be requested when one spouse needs financial assistance. In order to qualify for alimony, the requesting spouse must prove need and that the paying spouse is financially able to make the payments. Alimony is typically a set amount which is paid monthly for a set period of time or until certain circumstances occur, such as remarriage. Alimony is not as common as one may think. The Florida divorce court can award temporary alimony until the final divorce hearing is held. Then, at the final divorce hearing, the court can order permanent alimony if it is requested and necessary.
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