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Florida child support modification: In what county should I file?

By Nydia Streets of Streets Law posted in Child Support on January 25, 2016

As our children get older, their financial needs may change along with the financial circumstances of their parents.  This is why Florida law allows for modification of a child support order when there has been a substantial change in circumstances that was not contemplated at the time child support was originally ordered.  If increasing or decreasing support is something you need to apply for, it is not necessary for you to file your case in the same Florida court where the child support was originally ordered.

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Florida parenting plans: Don't forget these clauses!

By Nydia Streets of Streets Law posted in Child Custody on January 19, 2016

If you are involved in a Miami child custody case, chances are you’ve heard about a parenting plan.  A Florida parenting plan is essentially a blueprint you and the other parent of your child ideally will follow in raising your child in separate homes. This plan can be created by the court, or even better, created through the agreement of the parents.  Today we discuss some basic parenting plan elements so that you can get the ball rolling on creating a strategy for child-rearing success.

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Taxes don't stand a chance: Deductions available in your family law case

Posted by Nydia Streets of Streets Law in Taxes on December 10, 2015

Did you know that your Miami family law case may entitle you to some tax deductions? If you are in the middle of a Miami divorce case or just finished one, as the year winds down and tax season approaches, it’s time to start thinking about what documents you need to help your accountant take advantage of the benefits allowable to you under the law.

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Three steps to take before you see a Miami divorce lawyer

Posted by Nydia Streets of Streets Law in Divorce on December 7, 2015

There are several aspects to consider depending on the length of the marriage; whether or not children are involved; how much property/debt has been accumulated; etc.  Organizing and discussing how you plan to tackle these issues with your soon-to-be-ex, if possible, is important to do even before you see a Miami divorce lawyer.

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