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Alimony/Spousal Support - Click here to view all posts
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Celebrity Divorces - Click here to view all posts
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  • The Enemy of Marriage: Secrets and Deceit
    One of the foundational aspects of any marriage is communication. When two people have the ability to calmly discuss their details about life, as well as the hard ones, it proves to be very beneficial ...
  • Hollywood Divorces Aren't Easy
    It is a well-known fact that in Hollywood, divorces can be quite messy and even dramatic. One example of this is Cheryl Hines recent termination of her marriage. In an interview, Hines commented on ...
Child Custody - Click here to view all posts
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  • Holiday Child Custody Tips
    If this if your first holiday season as a divorced parent, you may find the holidays to be even more stressful than usual. You will have to be patient when juggling schedules with your former ...
  • Can the Court Order Timesharing for a Disabled Adult Child?
    Once a disabled child becomes an adult can the court order additional timesharing? Under Florida child custody laws, the court does not have jurisdiction to order timesharing once a child becomes 18 ...
  • Is Divorce Bad for Your Child's Health?
    Information on the potential psychological damages that divorce can have on young children is far from scarce. However, recent studies have revealed shocking and disconcerting results concerning a ...
Child Law - Click here to view all posts
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  • Can the Court Order Timesharing for a Disabled Adult Child?
    Once a disabled child becomes an adult can the court order additional timesharing? Under Florida child custody laws, the court does not have jurisdiction to order timesharing once a child becomes 18 ...
  • Is Divorce Bad for Your Child's Health?
    Information on the potential psychological damages that divorce can have on young children is far from scarce. However, recent studies have revealed shocking and disconcerting results concerning a ...
  • What is Elisa's Law?
    Elisa Izquierdo was six-years-old when her testimony became a symbol of child abuse and a deciding factor in an important American court case. The little girl was a tragic victim; she was beaten to ...
Child Support - Click here to view all posts
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  • Can Child Support Laws Work Against Parents?
    The case of Douglas Miller is one many parents can relate to. Miller always worked hard to ensure he could make child support payments for his daughter. But when he was unexpectedly laid off as a ...
  • Can the Court Order Timesharing for a Disabled Adult Child?
    Once a disabled child becomes an adult can the court order additional timesharing? Under Florida child custody laws, the court does not have jurisdiction to order timesharing once a child becomes 18 ...
  • Is Divorce Bad for Your Child's Health?
    Information on the potential psychological damages that divorce can have on young children is far from scarce. However, recent studies have revealed shocking and disconcerting results concerning a ...
Child Support Modification - Click here to view all posts
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  • Can the Court Order Timesharing for a Disabled Adult Child?
    Once a disabled child becomes an adult can the court order additional timesharing? Under Florida child custody laws, the court does not have jurisdiction to order timesharing once a child becomes 18 ...
  • Changing Child Support Orders
    Although changing a child support order can be difficult and time-consuming, it is possible under the right circumstances. No matter what state you reside in, child support orders are determined based ...
Cohabitation Agreements - Click here to view all posts
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  • Living Alone Doesn't Have to be Lonely
    Maybe you are considering filing for divorce, but are terrified that you won’t be able to cope with the loneliness of the single life. It’s true, being single often involves having your ...
  • You Don't Need to be Married to Receive a Prenuptial Agreement!
    With the growing amount of cohabiting couples in the United States, more and more dating couples want to protect their assets in case of a break up. When a couple moves in together, whether or not ...
  • Rights Through Cohabitation Agreements
    Studies show that the number of couples that choose to live together without getting married has tripled over the past two decades. Depending on what state you reside in, you may or may not be ...
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  • Understanding the Difference Between Contested and Uncontested Divorce
    When filing for a divorce, you and your spouse will fall under one of two categories: contested or uncontested. A contested divorce is often what people assume all divorces are like, messy and ...
  • What are Contempt Issues?
    Orders that arise out of divorce proceedings are typically considered contempt issues. This means that the order is not enacted to repay a debt but rather to guarantee continuing support or equitable ...
  • Penalties for Child Support Contempt
    In the state of Florida, if a non-custodial fails to meet his/her child support obligations, he/she can face numerous consequences. This is due to the fact that the state has strict enforcement laws ...
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  • Dealing with Divorce During the Holidays
    The holiday season in America usually means two things to most people, other than snow and festive decorations: giving and being with family. You see it everywhere, from movies to television to ...
  • Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriages Legal Nationwide
    On June 26 th, 2015, the nation was stunned as the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage legalization in all states, regardless of previous state laws. The controversial ...
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  • Dealing with Divorce During the Holidays
    The holiday season in America usually means two things to most people, other than snow and festive decorations: giving and being with family. You see it everywhere, from movies to television to ...
  • Holiday Child Custody Tips
    If this if your first holiday season as a divorced parent, you may find the holidays to be even more stressful than usual. You will have to be patient when juggling schedules with your former ...
  • Understanding the Difference Between Uncontested and Contested Divorce
    While making the decision to divorce is never a simple one, it is often easier when both spouses are on the same page. Disputes and conflict are minimized when each party is working together towards ...
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  • Divorce Conversations: How to Come to an Agreement on Custody
    Going through a divorce is a difficult situation for any person, especially when it comes to deciding on a child custody arrangement. It is likely that both parents want their kids to be with them, ...
  • The Benefits of Divorce Mediation
    Divorce mediation is considered to be just as legal of a process as a court hearing would be for a couple choosing to end their marriage. Many couples would testify to the fact that mediation allowed ...
  • What's your Reason? Grounds for Divorce
    If you are planning to divorce from your spouse, you may want to research the different laws in your state. Each state has their own jurisdictions over divorce and separation, and in most locations ...
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  • Enforcing a Court Order
    If you need assistance enforcing a court order, make sure to get the trustworthy legal guidance our firm provides. Having the strength of a family law expert on your side can give you the peace of ...
  • Ex-Parte Restraining Orders for Victims of Domestic Violence
    When involved in a violent marriage relationship, not only are you placing yourself at risk, but also if you have children they are being placed at risk as well. When you are in one of these ...
  • Financially Preparing for Divorce From Abusive Relationships
    Unfortunately, domestic violence is all too common in today’s society. Research shows that one out of every four woman in a relationship has been abused at some point by either a husband or a ...
Enforcements - Click here to view all posts
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  • Enforcing a Court Order
    If you need assistance enforcing a court order, make sure to get the trustworthy legal guidance our firm provides. Having the strength of a family law expert on your side can give you the peace of ...
  • Absolute Versus Limited Divorce in Florida
    When you determine that you want a divorce, as a Floridian you can choose from one of two options. If you choose an absolute divorce, then the court will decree that your marriage is legally over and ...
  • Getting Child Support Payments on Time
    If you are not receiving child support payments on time in the state of Florida, know that you have legal options at your disposal. One such option is known as an enforcement action. When parents ...
Equitable Distribution - Click here to view all posts
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  • Equitable Distribution in Florida
    Depending on what state you live in, you may qualify for equitable distribution. In states like Florida, for example, it is up to the court to do what is "fair", or equitable, when splitting ...
  • What Does Equitable Distribution Mean for Your Property?
    Each state is equitable distribution, community property or falls somewhere in between. This is referring to how property is distributed in the event that a couple chooses to dissolve their marriage ...
  • Senior Citizens: Difficulties of Marriage and Divorce
    For couples that have been together for decades, marriage can be a beautiful thing. They have shared their bond of love for so many years, and many times are still madly in love. However, just like ...
Family Law - Click here to view all posts
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  • Equitable Distribution in Florida
    Depending on what state you live in, you may qualify for equitable distribution. In states like Florida, for example, it is up to the court to do what is "fair", or equitable, when splitting ...
  • Holiday Child Custody Tips
    If this if your first holiday season as a divorced parent, you may find the holidays to be even more stressful than usual. You will have to be patient when juggling schedules with your former ...
  • Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriages Legal Nationwide
    On June 26 th, 2015, the nation was stunned as the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage legalization in all states, regardless of previous state laws. The controversial ...
Fathers' Rights - Click here to view all posts
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Grandparents - Click here to view all posts
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  • Your Children Divorced: How to Be a Helpful Grandparent
    Grandchildren are some of the greatest joys that an adult can experience; there is something so exciting about seeing your own kids raise their own little ones and then being able to spend time with ...
  • Grandparents: How They Can Help in Your Divorce
    Going through a divorce can be a difficult or uncomfortable transition, but it some cases it is something that just needs to be done. It is important to remember that during the divorce time, however, ...
  • Obtaining Grandparent Visitation Rights
    Under ideal circumstances, grandparents would get to visit their children as often as they like, but if for whatever reason a person denies grandparents visitation of their grandchildren, grandparents ...
In the News - Click here to view all posts
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  • Hutchinson Law Has Moved!
    Hutchinson Law Firm is pleased to announce that our firm has moved to a new office. The address of our new home is: 6817 Southpoint Parkway, Suite 702 Jacksonville, Florida 32216 All of our other ...
  • Divorces Cause Heartache for Some & Others Turn it Into Inspiration
    For many, divorces are a time of heartache and suffering. Even if it was considered to be the best decision for the spouse or for the family, it can still be a difficult time to go through. While some ...
  • Celebrities Can Have Peaceful Divorces Too
    According to the DailyMail United Kingdom, the rich financier Roger Jenkins divorce from his Bosnian wife Diana was a peaceful parting though it cost him a lot of money. It is said that his personal ...
Marital Contracts - Click here to view all posts
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  • Protecting Your Assets with QTIPS
    Drafting a prenuptial agreement is one of the many ways a married couple can protect their assets. While filing a prenuptial agreement is great way to ensure you're protected, there is a way to ...
  • Understanding Postnuptial Agreements
    The event of marriage is an exciting time for individuals, though the idea of a divorce in the future is not unheard of. With the divorce rate resting around 50% of all marriages, many couples though ...
  • What Happens to a Life Insurance Term Policy After a Divorce?
    Life insurance is between a designated insurance policy holder and a person in which the policy holder will promise to pay a specific beneficiary a set amount of money upon the insurer’s death. ...
Marriage - Click here to view all posts
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Military Divorce - Click here to view all posts
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Modifications - Click here to view all posts
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  • Changing Child Support Orders
    Although changing a child support order can be difficult and time-consuming, it is possible under the right circumstances. No matter what state you reside in, child support orders are determined based ...
  • Supportive Relationships and Modification of Alimony
    If you currently receive alimony but are now living with another person it may serve as grounds for modification of alimony. Depending on what state you reside in, the laws regarding alimony often ...
  • Parenting Plans Can Make Divorce Easier
    Getting a divorce is difficult especially when there are children involved. To make the process easier on you, your spouse and your children, it is essential to develop a parenting plan. It allows ...
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  • Connect with Hutchinson Law Online
    Hutchinson Law is comprised of devoted and knowledgeable family law attorneys in Jacksonville. They have more than a decade of trial tested and experience that is used to assist individuals and ...
Parenting Plans - Click here to view all posts
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  • Step-Kids Sorrows: What to Do
    If you remarried and are now struggling with how to love your step-kids, you may feel overwhelmed. Sometimes it is hard to welcome children from a previous marriage in with open arms. They can be a ...
  • America has a Lack of Dependable Daddies
    While dads used to be responsible for supporting a family through work, they are not often obligated to care for their kids. In a world that has restructured the family unit, women are no longer ...
  • Modifying a Parenting Plan
    While creating a parenting plan can be difficult, modifying one can be even more troublesome. However, it is possible to seek a modification of parenting plan under the right circumstances. In order ...
Paternity - Click here to view all posts
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  • Step-Kids Sorrows: What to Do
    If you remarried and are now struggling with how to love your step-kids, you may feel overwhelmed. Sometimes it is hard to welcome children from a previous marriage in with open arms. They can be a ...
  • America has a Lack of Dependable Daddies
    While dads used to be responsible for supporting a family through work, they are not often obligated to care for their kids. In a world that has restructured the family unit, women are no longer ...
  • Texan Lawmakers Pass New Law to Address Paternity Disputes
    Texan lawmakers have decided to address paternity-related conflicts in the state by passing Senate Bill 785. Before the bill was passed, men could only request a paternity test before they had been ...
Prenuptial Agreements - Click here to view all posts
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  • Protecting Your Assets with QTIPS
    Drafting a prenuptial agreement is one of the many ways a married couple can protect their assets. While filing a prenuptial agreement is great way to ensure you're protected, there is a way to ...
  • Prenuptial Agreements: Can These Contracts Be Broken?
    A prenuptial agreement is a contract that is decided on prior to a marriage union. This contract will establish the groundwork for what things will look like if the couple were to divorce in the ...
  • Understanding Postnuptial Agreements
    The event of marriage is an exciting time for individuals, though the idea of a divorce in the future is not unheard of. With the divorce rate resting around 50% of all marriages, many couples though ...
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  • Can the Court Order Timesharing for a Disabled Adult Child?
    Once a disabled child becomes an adult can the court order additional timesharing? Under Florida child custody laws, the court does not have jurisdiction to order timesharing once a child becomes 18 ...
  • America has a Lack of Dependable Daddies
    While dads used to be responsible for supporting a family through work, they are not often obligated to care for their kids. In a world that has restructured the family unit, women are no longer ...
  • Obtaining Grandparent Visitation Rights
    Under ideal circumstances, grandparents would get to visit their children as often as they like, but if for whatever reason a person denies grandparents visitation of their grandchildren, grandparents ...
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