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Can Text Messages Be Used as Evidence in a Florida Divorce?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

Many people who go through a divorce wonder what kind of evidence can be used during the proceedings. Often, text messages with your spouse are the first thing that comes to mind. But can text messages be used as admissible evidence in court in Florida? Typically, spouses want to present text messages in a… Read More »

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When Can a Child Choose Who to Live with in a Florida Child Custody Case?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

Getting divorced is a difficult decision on its own. However, if you and your soon-to-be-ex-spouse have minor children, your divorce case can get even more complicated as you will have to make major decisions regarding custody. But how old does your child have to be to be able to choose who he or she… Read More »

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Is Your Spouse Entitled to the Funds in Your Separate Bank Account in a Florida Divorce?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

For the purposes of dividing property between spouses in a divorce, the name on a bank account does not necessarily mean that the spouse whose name is listed on the account will receive 100% of the funds. Thus, your spouse might be entitled to your separate bank account during the equitable division of property…. Read More »

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What if the Other Parent Refuses or Fails to Take the Kids to School?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

If your ex-spouse refuses to take your child to school, you might be dealing with a possible case of contempt. It can be frustrating to see the other parent fail to adhere to their responsibilities and commitments outlined in a parenting plan. Regardless of whether your former spouse refuses to take your children to… Read More »

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What to Do if You Are a Victim of Financial Abuse in a Marriage?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

When people think of domestic violence, physical abuse is the first thing that comes to mind. However, there are other forms of abuse in a marriage, including emotional and financial abuse, which will be the focus of our discussion today. Many people overlook the seriousness of financial abuse, while others do not realize that… Read More »

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Are Healthcare Costs Included in Child Support Orders in Florida?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

Regardless of whether you are married or divorced, your children should always be the top priority. Besides providing shelter, food, and clothing to your child, you must always make sure that your kids are healthy and receive the medical care they need. Keeping your child’s health in check requires you to have access to… Read More »

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How and When to Enforce an Injunction for Protection from Domestic Violence?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

After obtaining a permanent or temporary injunction for protection from domestic violence, it may seem that you are completely safe. However, there is no guarantee that the respondent – the person whom you asked the court to protect you from – will not violate the injunction. When this happens, the petitioner – the person… Read More »

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How to Collect Past-Due Child Support in Florida?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

If your former spouse was ordered to pay child support but failed to meet his or her financial obligation, you can take action to collect back child support, also known as past-due support. If the other parent missed payments or otherwise fails to meet their financial obligation to provide support payments following a divorce,… Read More »

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What is Marital Misconduct in a Florida Divorce?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

As you may know, Florida is a no-fault state. This means that you are not required to prove fault on the part of your partner to get a divorce. However, in some cases, your spouse’s “marital misconduct” can play a major role in your divorce case. But what is marital misconduct? If you believe… Read More »

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5 Timesharing and Custody Mistakes to Avoid in Florida

By Donna Hung Law Group |

In almost every divorce case involving children, the timesharing schedule tends to be the most complicated and disputed issue. Most courts in Orlando and other cities across Florida want children to spend as much time as possible with both parents following their divorce or separation unless one of the parents is deemed unfit or… Read More »