September 2018 Archives

Enforcing prenuptial agreements from other states in Florida

With some exception, when a couple executed a valid prenuptial or premarital agreement in another state and one of them wants to enforce it in Florida, usually in a divorce proceeding or after one of them has died, the agreement will be enforceable. This is a significant principle, given that a spouse may have given up significant property rights in the prenup.

Visitation rights for Florida grandparents are extremely limited

A child can benefit from a loving grandparent relationship, especially if there is discord or dysfunction at home or between the parents. A grandparent may provide a loving bond, a safety net, an advocate, a tie to family tradition and extended family, wisdom, guidance and fun companionship. 

Interplay of Florida child support and Social Security benefits

Nowadays, people do not take Social Security for granted. The media is filled with stories about Congress considering whether to make cuts. Accordingly, people carry some stress around the impact of Social Security on child support awards, since every dollar can be precious to families and kids, especially when one family unit splits into two households in divorce or separation. 

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