Child Support - Houser Law Firm Services Series

Child Support - Houser Law Firm Services Series

At The Houser Law Firm in Jacksonville, Florida, we are here to help you in all aspects of family law. In continuing with our service series, today we will be talking about child support.

Child support is money provided to a parent raising a child without the financial help of the other parent being in the home.  Child support is paid to meet the needs of the child, including housing, utilities, food, clothing, and medical care.  Child support may not be waived.  The child has a right to receive child support, and a parent cannot waive the right of the child.

Mediation - Houser Law Firm Services Series

Mediation - Houser Law Firm Services Series

During a divorce or paternity proceeding, the parties are required to attend mediation in an attempt to resolves all the issues related to the case. Mediation is the next subject of our service series.  The article below will outline the steps of the mediation process and what to expect.

THE MEDIATION PROCESS – In a divorce, paternity or modification proceeding, the parties are required to attend mediation.  If the parties come to an agreement at mediation, the case is complete.  However, if no agreement is reached, the parties will move forward to trial. 

Equitable Distribution - Houser Law Firm Services Series

Equitable Distribution - Houser Law Firm Services Series

ast week, we discussed active effort in the appreciation of non-marital assets. Going hand in hand with the appreciation of non-marital assets is the next part of our service series, equitable distribution.

Equitable distribution is the distribution of marital assets and debts accrued during a marriage.

The general rule in Florida is that marital assets and debts will be divided equally between the parties upon divorce. It is important to note that even if an asset or debt is only in one name, the asset or debt is still considered marital if accrued during the marriage.

Examples of marital assets include:

Alimony - Houser Law Firm Services Series

Alimony - Houser Law Firm Services Series

At The Houser Law Firm, P.A. in Jacksonville, Florida, we often handle the issue of alimony while representing a client through the divorce process.

What is alimony? Alimony is a legal obligation on a spouse to provide financial support to the other spouse during and/or after a divorce.  Alimony is also referred to as "spousal support" or "maintenance."

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Divorce - Houser Law Firm Service Series

Divorce - Houser Law Firm Service Series

Welcome to The Houser Law Firm service series, where we discuss specific family law matters and how we can assist you through your particular family law issue.

This article will discuss the issue of divorce. A divorce proceeding can be an overwhelming and difficult time, and there are many issues that may arise during the process. It is wise to obtain counsel to navigate the divorce process, anticipate the legal issues that may arise and develop a legal strategy accordingly. Below is information regarding the process of divorce to give you a better understanding of what you can expect to occur during your case.

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Welcome to The Houser Law Firm, P.A. Blog and Website

Jenna Houser of The Houser Law Firm, P.A. located in Jacksonville Florida

Thank you for stopping by my blog and website. The Houser Law Firm is located in Jacksonville, Florida and specifically focuses on navigating you through legal issues with divorce, alimony, child support, timesharing, paternity, parental responsibility, injunctions, modifications to existing arrangements, mediation, and equitable distribution.

At The Houser Law Firm, you will be represented by an attorney experienced in family law matters.  Our firm focuses exclusively on family law only.  Ms. Houser compassionately and zealously assist clients through one of the most difficult times of their lives.  To read more about Ms. Houser's background and how she started practicing family law, click here.

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