Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tampa Bay Clerks of Court Return to Regular Service Hours

Thanks to a 7% increase in the budget for Florida clerks of the court, Tampa area clerks will increase their hours beginning October 1, 2012.  According to the Tampa Bay Times, the seven percent increase restores the amount that was … Continue reading

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Filing a Florida Family Law Case

The Supreme Court of Florida provides the following information on filing a family law case in Florida: Filing a case. A case begins with the filing of a petition. A petition is a written request to the court for some … Continue reading

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Florida Support Unconnected With Divorce

Section 61.09 of the Florida Statutes allows a spouse to request alimony (also referred to as “separate maintenance” or “spousal support”) and/or child support without asking for divorce. There are various reasons why a spouse may file a case for support … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Business Journal Article Discusses Collaborative Divorce In Hillsborough County

The Tampa Bay Business Journal recently published an article (subscription required) on the new collaborative divorce administrative order that went into effect for Hillsborough County.  I was honored to be interviewed for the article, which included some of the following … Continue reading

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Tampa May Expand Domestic Partnership Recognition

The City of Tampa is considering an ordinance that would recognize domestic partnerships from communities around the United States.  Currently, Tampa only recognizes the rights of those domestic partners who have registered with Tampa’s domestic partnership registry.  According to the … Continue reading

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