Don’t Let Love Lead to Legal Limbo: Why Florida Prenups Benefit All Couples

At Hoffman, Larin & Agnetti, P.A., we've seen more marriages than most people have had birthday cakes. And let's face it: while love is grand, sometimes life throws curveballs. That's why we firmly believe prenups aren't just for Hollywood A-listers – Florida prenups can be a valuable tool for any...

PLANNING FOR SUMMER VACATIONS IN A PARENTING TIME-SHARING PLAN

 School’s almost over, which means the joys and angst of summer are in the air. The joys of no homework  (for both kids and parents). Angst for divorced or separated parents, as both parents and their families want to spend as much time as possible with their children. And without...

Considering a Move After Divorce in Florida? Here’s What You Need to Know

Going through a divorce is tough enough, but what happens if you need to relocate for a fresh start? If you have children, moving can become even more complex. It's not as easy as calling a moving van and just going. But by understanding the rules and having competent legal...

PATERNITY IN A NUTSHELL: EVERYTHING YOU NEVER THOUGHT YOU’D NEED TO KNOW

Florida Paternity Laws Paternity laws vary by state, so here's a breakdown of common questions regarding paternity in Florida: Children Born Outside of Wedlock The mother has primary custody until a court establishes the father. She can leave the state before a paternity order. The alleged father has no legal...

TEMPORARY ALIMONY IN FLORIDA: WHAT, WHEN AND HOW MUCH

Temporary Alimony: What is it? Temporary alimony refers to financial support that a court can grant to either spouse while a divorce case is ongoing, prior to the final judgment. When is it awarded? (more…)

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN FLORIDA: GETTING PROTECTION FOR YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY

  In the United States, the grim reality is that a woman suffers abuse at the hands of an intimate partner every 7 seconds, and Florida reported a staggering 67,332 domestic violence cases in 2022 alone. Sadly, a significant number of these cases remain hidden, with nearly half going unreported....

Understanding Occupational Disease and Workers’ Compensation in Florida: A Perspective from Hoffman, Larin & Agnetti

  Defining Occupational Disease in the Context of Workers' Compensation When discussing Workers' Compensation (WC), many envision the typical, sudden work-related injury. However, occupational diseases, a less obvious but equally significant aspect, also fall under this category. These ailments, unlike one-off accidents, stem from the repetitive nature of certain jobs....

Mastering Holiday Journeys When Divorced or Co-Parenting: Keeping the Joy in the Holidays

It's the day after Halloween; the holiday decorations are going up, and holiday visits are being planned. Or negotiated. Or fought over. Too often, holiday travel comes with its own unique set of challenges. These challenges are magnified for separated or divorced parents, with both families aiming to create treasured...

Who Has the Right to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in Florida?

Your loved one has suffered significantly due to a medical professional's negligence.  The reality of the consequences of the injury or death, both emotionally and financially, hits you and your family hard. You need help and should start to look for legal recourse. But in Florida, it's not so simple,...

Mastering the Divorce Journey: 10 Key Steps and Missteps to Avoid

Divorce is hard for everyone concerned. Little can be done to lessen the pain of divorce, but the parties involved can make the journey a little easier. Having practiced Family Law for over 40 years, we have seen it all. Here are 10 tips that we advise our clients to...