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Frequently Asked Questions About Divorce

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

From feeling fearful of the future to experiencing a new level of freedom, going through a divorce can be an emotional rollercoaster for everyone involved. Divorcing is certainly not an easy task, and if you are pursuing a divorce, there may be times where you feel hopeless or lost during the extensive legal process…. Read More »

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Your Guide to Prenuptial Agreements

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Prenuptial agreements, or “prenups” for short, are not often viewed favorably in society. Because they are usually associated with the stigma of divorce, prenups have been viewed as a controversial topic for many years. Understandably, many couples are hesitant to talk about touchy matters such as separation or divorce before their marriage. However, coming… Read More »

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Common Reasons Why a Parent May Lose Custody

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

When a couple divorces with children under their care, custody arrangements will need to be determined. Custody is defined as having legal guardianship over a child, and the parent in custody is responsible for making important decisions on the child’s behalf. While a judge ultimately rules on a certain custody agreement that both parties… Read More »

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Four Common Questions Your Child May Ask During Your Divorce

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

The termination of a marriage is seldom an easy decision. Oftentimes, the settlement of divorce comes after extensive disputes and disagreements between two parents. While the process is undoubtedly difficult for both parties involved, the situation becomes more complex when a child is involved in the marriage. This is because divorces are emotionally taxing… Read More »

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What To Do If DCF Removes Your Child

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DCF, or the Department of Children and Families, intends to protect children in abusive households. When a home is deemed unsafe for the child, DCF has the right to take the child away. The process of taking a child away from their home is called sheltering the child. Unless a person is extremely proactive… Read More »

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The Line Between Discipline and Child Abuse

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Discipline is a practice that is often used to correct a child’s behavior. A common conduct among parents, discipline typically resorts to punishment in response to disobedience. Though many consider discipline an integral part of character growth, some parents can take their punishments too far. When punishments towards children get excessive, it can cross… Read More »

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Family Abandonment and Children in Florida

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

If your spouse abandons you, it can undoubtedly be an extremely stressful and emotionally exhausting experience for you. Not only can it threaten your sense of emotional stability, but it could also significantly harm your financial position if you were financially dependent on them, or if you had children. However, if you find yourself… Read More »

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Parental Kidnapping: Everything You Need to Know

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Parental kidnapping occurs when a parent takes the child from the other parent without consent. Often times, the child is forced into an unfortunate situation, burdened with the responsibility of having to suddenly start a new life elsewhere. Parental child abduction can be traumatic for not only the child, but also the entire family…. Read More »

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Domestic Violence Cases Increase in Florida During COVID-19

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Several factors related to the COVID-19 crisis have led to heightened emotions and rising stress levels. This in turn has worsened domestic abuse in many households across the nation and in Florida in particular. On Tuesday, August 11, a shooting occurred just 30 miles southwest of Port St. Lucie in a domestic violence situation… Read More »

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How Does Death Affect Child Support?

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Child support is a periodic monetary aid of a fixed sum that a child receives from either of their parents following their divorce. Its value to a child cannot be overstated, and in 2017, the Government of Florida distributed almost $1.5 billion worth of money in child support funds. In most cases, child support… Read More »

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