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...

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…)

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...

PLANNING ON A DIVORCE? 10 MISTAKES TO AVOID

COMMON MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN GOING THROUGH A DIVORCE. Divorce is hard on everyone involved. Spouses, partners, children..even extended families face a jumble of emotions.  Although this is common and is to be expected, all this can lead to mistakes that can have long-lasting effects,  emotionally and financially. Below are...

Changes To Florida Law Regarding Support For Adult Children

The new legislation signed into law on July 1, 2023,  not only affects alimony and timesharing; it also changes the law regarding support for dependent adult children.                     A dependent adult child is an unmarried adult who cannot support him/herself as a result of a physical or mental incapacity...

Good Dad Act: Unmarried Dads Get Easier Route To Formalize Fatherhood

A new law in Florida makes it easier for unmarried fathers to be legally recognized as the child's parent, with all the rights and responsibilities that come with it. Previously, unmarried fathers had to go through a lengthy and expensive process to establish paternity in court. But the new law,...

Shared Parental Custody Challenges in Florida for Unmarried Parents

  When parents are not married and have children together, they can face a unique set of challenges when it comes to shared parental custody. In Florida, the court considers the best interest of the child when determining custody arrangements, but the process can still be complicated for unmarried parents....