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What If I Don’t Pay Child Support In Florida?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

If a Florida court ordered you to make regular child support payments, there will be penalties if you do not follow through on this obligation. A late payment will result in a late notice, and if there is no payment following that request, further action could be taken by the state. Consequences can be… Read More »


What Happens At A Child Support Enforcement Hearing In Orange County?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

You got divorced two years ago, with young children ages 5 and 3. You retain primary physical custody of both children and are supposed to receive $450 a month from your co-parent. Since the final divorce and custody hearing two years ago, he has only made one payment. Apparently, he has been unable to… Read More »


What Happens To A Child Support Order If A Parent Moves To Another State?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

When one parent decides to move to another state following a divorce, both parents may wonder, “What happens to our child support order?” Can you still enforce or modify a child support order if you or the other parent is living in another state? The short answer is, “Yes, it is still possible to… Read More »


Modification of Child Support or Alimony Due to COVID-19 Furloughs and Layoffs: Will It Be Permanent?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

Florida companies continue laying off and furloughing employees as the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is nowhere in sight. Many of those laid off and furloughed are unsure that they will be able to find a new job after the coronavirus crisis ends. The loss of income as a result of furloughs and layoffs… Read More »


Is Child Support Awarded When Both Parents Share Custody 50/50 in Florida?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

One of the most common misconceptions about child support in Florida is that a judge may only order support if one parent has more custody than their former spouse. That’s not how child support works in Florida. To answer the question: yes, child support may be awarded when both parents split physical custody 50/50…. Read More »


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 »


What Documents Do You Need for Your Florida Child Support Hearing?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

  If you have been summoned to court for a scheduled child support hearing in Orlando or elsewhere in Florida, you may be wondering what documents you will need to bring to the Department of Revenue (DOR) hearing. DOR hearings, which are held to calculate and enforce a child support order, require a court… Read More »


Holding Your Ex Accountable for Unpaid Child Support

By Donna Hung Law Group |

Raising a child in a single parent household is challenging on all levels. Children rely on their parents for everything, from providing their daily needs to emotional and financial support, and the demands of single parenthood are high. Trying to meet all these demands without financial contribution from the other parent is almost impossible…. Read More »


Locating a Parent Delinquent on Child Support

By Donna Hung Law Group |

The practical realities of child custody mean one parent will inevitably be the primary caretaker for the child, and exercise a greater amount of the parenting time. All parents know how expensive it is to raise a child, and how critical regular child support payments are to fully meeting a child’s needs. However, while… Read More »


Proposed Law Still Permits Harsh Child Support Penalties

By Donna Hung Law Group |

Child support payments are significant and continuing financial obligations that can put a strain on parents struggling to meet their expenses. Few parents deliberately shirk paying this support, but falling behind due to loss of income, injury or illness can be hard to overcome. The Florida Department of Revenue and family court judges have… Read More »