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Blog Posts in January, 2013

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  • Judge, Hearing Officer, General Magistrate, what’s the difference?
    Judge, Hearing Officer, General Magistrate, what’s the difference?

    In Florida, Chief Judges of each circuit may appoint General Magistrates and Hearing Officers to help manage the overwhelmingly large case loads of the circuit judges. When a case is appointed to a ...

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  • Can you be ordered to mediate in Florida?
    Can you be ordered to mediate in Florida?

    Yes, you can absolutely be ordered to mediate your disputes in Florida, however, you cannot be court ordered to agree at mediation. If you and your ex cannot come to a middle ground and find terms you ...

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  • Child Support and the Small Business Owner. Electronic payment is available.
    Child Support and the Small Business Owner. Electronic payment is available.

    Child Support can now be paid online by employers who are required to garnish child support. The Florida Clerks of Court now offer online Child Support payments through ww.myfloridacounty.com. ...

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  • My child support order is from a state which requires support to the age of 21.
    My child support order is from a state which requires support to the age of 21.

    I think we are usually talking about the state of New York, where child support continues until the child’s 21st birthday. Even if you are in Florida, and child support is paid through a State of ...

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  • How long does ongoing child support last?
    How long does ongoing child support last?

    Well, that can actually be a tricky question, and has different answers depending on the circumstances: 1) If you have ONE, healthy child: If we are talking about Florida law, for pure child support , ...

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  • I have timesharing with my children, but I am to be deployed by the military. What happens now?
    I have timesharing with my children, but I am to be deployed by the military. What happens now?

    On behalf of the entire DADvocacy team , thank you for service to our country and we wish you a safe tour overseas. There is new law in Florida that provides tremendous protections to you under this ...

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