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terminate father's rights

Under Florida family law, when a child is born to a married couple the husband is presumed to be the child’s biological father and will be listed on the birth certificate. See Florida Statute §382.013. Being named as the father on the birth certificate gives the named father paternity rights automatically as an operation of law.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get full custody?
Can I move out of state with my child?
What is a parenting plan?
At what age do children get to decide which parent to live with?
stop collection calls

If you are overwhelmed with debt bankruptcy may be able to provide immediate relief. Under bankruptcy law, as soon as a bankruptcy petition is filed an automatic stay will go into effect. The stay requires all collection activity against you to stop immediately.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to stop the phone calls
Accurate Credit Reports
Wipe out late fees
Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)
wipe out debt

If a debt is discharged in bankruptcy the borrower (debtor) will be released from all liability on the debt. The discharge is a permanent court order releasing the borrower from the responsibility of having to pay the debt. Further, the discharge prohibits a creditor from taking any collection action against the borrower.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will child support or alimony be discharged?
Will all my debts be discharged?
What is a bankruptcy discharge?
Is the discharge guaranteed?
prenuptial agreement in Florida

A prenuptial agreement can allow you to modify certain provisions of Florida divorce law to better fit your specific circumstances. A well-executed agreement will allow you to set forth the terms of the divorce, rather than a judge dictating the distribution of your assets and the amount of spousal support awarded.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are prenuptial agreements allowed in Florida?
Do I need to disclose my assets for a prenuptial agreement in Florida?
Can I do a prenuptial agreement after the wedding?
What can be included in a Florida prenuptial agreement?
bankruptcy process in Florida

If you are having a difficult time meeting your financial obligations bankruptcy may provide some relief. Bankruptcy is intended to alleviate financial burden and give borrowers a fresh start. It is not necessary to hire an attorney to file bankruptcy on your behalf; however, it is recommended that you do seek the aid of a licensed Florida bankruptcy attorney before taking any action.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a bankruptcy case take?
Do I have to take a credit counseling class?
Do I have to go to court?
When are my bills wiped out?
Florida prenuptial agreement law

A prenuptial agreement can allow you to modify certain provisions of Florida divorce law to better fit your specific circumstances. A well-executed agreement will allow you to set forth the terms of the divorce, rather than a judge dictating the distribution of your assets and the amount of spousal support awarded.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are prenuptial agreements allowed in Florida?
Do I need to disclose my assets for a prenuptial agreement in Florida?
Can I do a prenuptial agreement after the wedding?
What can be included in a Florida prenuptial agreement?
Chapter 13 bankruptcy payment plan

If you are experiencing financial hardship because the income you receive is not enough to pay your monthly bills Chapter 13 bankruptcy may provide some much needed relief. Chapter 13 is a form of bankruptcy in which a consumer consolidates their existing debts into one monthly bill that is paid to a bankruptcy trustee.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will Chapter 13 bankruptcy stop foreclosure?
What is a Chapter 13 Payment Plan?
Can I modify my car loan in Chapter 13?
Can I get a loan after Chapter 13?
legal separation in Florida

No one enters into a marriage with the expectation that it will end. However, people and circumstances change over time and a once-thriving marriage may find itself in turmoil. When this occurs, often couples will decide to separate before filing for divorce.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are my custody rights?
How do I file for divorce?
Who gets to keep the house?
Will I have to pay alimony?
Florida divorce with a home

Under Florida Statute §689.115, when a married couple jointly purchases a home or other personal property it is presumed that the property will be held as a tenancy by the entireties. In a tenancy by the entireties, the property is owned by the marital union, rather than by the individual spouses. Each party to the marriage will have a half interest in the marital union, which in turn owns the property. The parties to the marriage will jointly be entitled to any profits, rents, or liability from the property held as a tenancy by the entireties.

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens to the home in a divorce?
Are debts divided in a divorce?
How is property divided in a divorce?
Is property I had prior to marriage divided in a divorce?
How to Transfer Assets Before Bankruptcy

If you are thinking about filing for bankruptcy you should meet with a bankruptcy lawyer to discuss your case before taking any legal action. Without competent legal advice you may be unaware of bankruptcy laws that prohibit you from making transfers of property or incurring certain debts prior to filing for bankruptcy. Under current bankruptcy law, the Trustee has the right to bring an action to prohibit the discharge of debts or avoid transfers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Should I stop paying my bills before filing bankruptcy?
Can I keep credit cards open after bankruptcy?
How much debt do I need to file Bankruptcy?
Is credit counseling required for bankruptcy?