Pet Custody Disputes in Divorce

Divorce: cat and dog sleeping

Pets are an integral part of many families, and for some, they are comparable to children. In addition to a profound emotional investment, pet owners may spend large amounts of money on their animals. Examples are grooming, health insurance, veterinary bills, fashionable clothing, and some even have strollers to take…

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Parental Child Abduction in Florida

Parental abduction: holding child's hand

An AMBER alert is the public notification of child abduction in progress. This program originated to aid in the protection of children throughout the United States since 1996. We have all heard the call for help over our cell phones, radios, televisions, and road signs, asking for residents in a…

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Disestablishment of Paternity

Paternal rights father and baby

Establishing paternity is the legal process of identifying the biological father of a child, usually for purposes of child support, custody, and visitation.  It may be necessary to determine a child’s eligibility for public or private benefits such as health and life insurance, social security, veteran’s benefits, family’s medical history,…

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When is a Marriage Not Worth Saving?

When is a marriage not worth saving? – Remsen Law Getting married is one of the biggest decisions a person can make in his or her life. Some romantic relationships may last a lifetime and when done correctly, marriage can too. However, some marriages fail due to infidelity, financial problems,…

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Relocation with children

When a court enters an order establishing parental rights and/or time-sharing that court retains jurisdiction until all children subject to the order reach the age of majority (18 years) or until the order is domesticated in or transferred to a different jurisdiction.  Pursuant to Florida law, a residential parent cannot permanently…

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