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November 2016 Archives

Custody issues that might arise after divorce

Divorce in Florida can be much more complicated if children are involved. Many divorced parents have to deal with conflicts and disagreements with their exes. For example, the noncustodial parent might want to spend more time with their children, or the parents might share legal custody but disagree over issues like the child's religion or health care. In most cases, it is best to try to reach a compromise with the other parent. If this does not work, a parent could bring the issue to court.

Amanda Stanton loses child custody battle in court

Florida fans of the "Bachelor" reality television series might be interested in learning that the star of "Bachelor in Paradise", Amanda Stanton, just lost her child support battle with her ex-husband. Stanton's ex, Nick Buonfiglio, filed a motion to modify the support amount that was previously ordered on the basis that he is facing financial difficulties while Stanton has enjoyed a substantial increase in income following her appearance on the show.

Additional expenses and child support

Florida parents who are contemplating a may wonder what is covered by a child support order. It is calculated to cover a child's basic needs such as food and shelter, but parents may want to expand it so that it includes other items as well. This could range from child care to music lessons to sports and more.

Actress Lena Headey must return son to L.A. from U.K.

Florida television fans may be interested to learn that a California judge has ordered actress Lena Headey to return her 6-year-old son to Los Angeles from the U.K. The court ruled she violated a custody agreement by failing to notify her ex-husband of the child's enrollment in a British school.

Warning signs that your spouse is hiding property

There are a few signs that a divorce might be imminent, but none are quite as telling as when an individual begins hiding property from his or her spouse. It's important to understand what kinds of behaviors constitute those warning signs, so you know how to spot them if someone in your life starts acting suspiciously. It's also important to remember, though, that these behaviors on their own are just suspicious - it still takes digging to prove that any one of them is directly linked to hidden assets. Here's what to look for if you are starting to get suspicious.

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