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...

Navigating the Intersections of Divorce and Social Security

Divorce can be a seismic event in your life, particularly regarding your financial stability and Social Security benefits. At Hoffman, Larin & Agnetti, P.A., boasting over 40 years of dedicated family law expertise, we specialize in safeguarding your assets, including your crucial disability or retirement benefits. Understanding the Impact Divorce...

Short V Long Marriages: The Number of Years Can Make a Difference in a Divorce

Considering a divorce can be incredibly tough, especially after dealing with ongoing issues for a significant period of time. At Hoffman, Larin & Agnetti, P.A., we've been navigating the complexities of family law in Miami for over 40 years. Here's what you need to know about divorce and how the...

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…)

THE BEST LAID PLANS…..WHAT TO DO WHEN THE CHILD SUPPORT PLAN ISNT’S WORKING OUT

After the ink dries on divorce papers, parenting plans, and child support agreements, there's a collective hope that everything will proceed smoothly. However, life's unpredictable nature often has other plans. What to Do When Your Child Support Plans Fall Through (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....

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...