Category Archives: Family Law
How Can Stalking Affect A Domestic Violence Or Child Custody Case?
If you are a victim of domestic violence in an abusive marriage or relationship, you may have questions about what qualifies as an act of abuse. In Florida, multiple acts or threats of violent acts can be quantified as abuse, including stalking. If your or someone you know is a victim of stalking, harassment,… Read More »
The Benefits Of Collaborative Divorce
Alternative dispute resolution techniques are growing in popularity as a way to resolve the issues involved in a divorce outside of the courtroom, and with good reason. One such method of resolution is called collaborative divorce, and there are many benefits to utilizing this option over other dispute resolution techniques or traditional courtroom litigation…. Read More »
How Third Parties Can Impact A Child Custody Case
Child custody in a divorce or paternity case is often a complex and difficult issue. What many people do not realize about custody matters is that others can impact the outcome more than just the child and their parents. Third parties, or third persons, can dramatically alter the decision of a child custody matter,… Read More »
Can Cohabitation Affect Alimony Payments?
The purpose of alimony, also known as spousal support, is to assist a spouse with less earning potential or income during and after divorce proceedings while they adjust to financial independence. One of the underlying assumptions of alimony is that the spouse receiving payments is financially supporting themselves, but what happens when that former… Read More »
How To Write A Valid Prenuptial Agreement
Television and movies have stereotyped prenuptial agreements, also known as premarital agreements, as contracts that give everything to one spouse and leave the other with nothing. However, in reality prenuptial agreements can be beneficial to both parties entering into a marriage if written properly. The experienced and dedicated Orlando lawyers at the Donna Hung… Read More »
How Does Voluntary Dispute Resolution Affect Orlando Families?
A wife and husband of eleven years decide that things just aren’t working out anymore. While they don’t hold any animosity towards each other, they do have reservations about dividing marital property equitably. They want to be divorced but do not necessarily want to proceed with a drawn-out legal battle in court. At the… Read More »
What Can An Orlando Parent Do If They Suspect Child Abuse Post-Divorce?
Too often we hear of stories in the news where a parent, family member, or stepparent is accused of abuse against a vulnerable minor. While it’s not a comfortable subject to discuss, it is the reality for many families. Post COVID-19 domestic violence incident reports have skyrocketed enough to qualify it as a second… Read More »
Prenuptial And Postnuptial Agreements For Orlando LGBTQIA+ Couples
Contrary to popular belief, a prenuptial agreement is not a kiss of death, nor is it a guarantee that a marriage will end in divorce. While it is true that half of marriages in the United States do end up in divorce, many couples without a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement regret their decision not… Read More »
Overcoming Parental Alienation With A Co-Parent
Two recently divorced parents of teenage children are having extreme difficulty communicating. Alex and Cassandra have recently taken to not speaking at all, instead using their children to deliver hateful, spiteful messages. Now Alex has convinced their kids that Cassandra wants nothing to do with them since she has been spending more time at… Read More »
Can Unmarried Partners In Orlando Seek Spousal Support After A Break-Up?
Palimony. The one letter word that strikes fear in the hearts of unmarried couples all over the United States. Is it enforceable? Are you really entitled to spousal support or alimony from a former partner if you were never married? Spousal support determinations are often the most contentious and drawn-out issues in divorce cases,… Read More »