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How to Divide a Stimulus Check if You Are Divorced?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

As the third round of COVID-19 stimulus checks are coming to American families, many divorced and divorcing people as well as separated/divorced parents wonder, “How do we divide the stimulus payments?” What is the stimulus check? The third round of Economic Impact Payments, commonly referred to as “stimulus checks,” are calculated as follows: Up… Read More »

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Is There Common Law Marriage in Florida?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

Many couples in Florida live together without being married, though doing so was illegal until recently. In 2016, Florida repealed the law that made it illegal for unwed couples to live together. Common law marriage refers to when a couple lives together for some time but never obtains a marriage license. Some states recognize… Read More »

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Will My Child Be Called to Testify in the Florida Divorce Case?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

It’s somewhat frustrating to imagine a minor child standing in front of a judge and providing testimony in their parent’s divorce proceedings. But do Florida courts even allow children to testify in divorce cases? If you are worried that your child could be called to take the stand and testify in the divorce proceedings,… Read More »

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Is It Ever Too Late to Get a Postnuptial Agreement?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

The short answer is, “No, it’s never too late to get a postnuptial agreement,” also known as a postnup. Some couples mistakenly believe that they can only create a postnuptial agreement before the wedding. However, you need to understand the difference between prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. While a prenuptial agreement is created and signed… Read More »

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Dating After Divorce in Florida: When Is It the Right Time?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

Getting divorced is never an easy process. A divorce can be an emotionally-draining and heart-breaking experience. While you may not be ready to begin dating yet, the idea of finding a new romantic partner will not be as bizarre when your wounds heal. For many divorced people, reentering the dating world after divorce feels… Read More »

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5 Options to Consider When Collaborative Divorce Doesn’t Work in Florida

By Donna Hung Law Group |

An increasing number of couples opt for a collaborative divorce as an alternative to litigation. Florida’s collaborative law presents a less adversarial approach to divorce, but what to do if collaborative divorce does not work? Unlike in traditional divorce litigation, spouses involved in a collaborative divorce have the freedom to agree upon a mutually… 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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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 »