Can a divorce settlement be changed in Florida?
There are just two ways to modify a divorce decree in Florida, whether dealing with alimony, child custody and visitation, or child support. You can come to a mutual agreement with the other party before you file your request, or you can file a petition for modification.
What are the alimony laws in Florida?
Florida permanent alimony is periodic payments of financial support paid to an ex-spouse for an indefinite duration. The purpose of Florida’s permanent alimony law is not to divide future income. Instead, it is to provide for the needs of a former spouse, as they were established during the marriage.
How hard is it to terminate parental rights?
Understand judges and courts are very, very unlikely to terminate parental rights. The consensus in the legal community is that terminating rights is rarely in the best interest of a child. If your petition is denied, talk to your attorney about how to appeal the decision. Requirements for appeals vary state by state.
How can I get a parent’s rights taken away?
A parent, guardian, or other family member can file a petition asking to terminate a parent’s rights. If the child or the petitioner receive public assistance (such as TANF or SNAP), it is unlikely that a judge will terminate the parent’s rights.