What Is Needed to Justify a Stalking Injunction

Recent Florida Case Reveals What Is Needed to Justify a Stalking Injunction What evidence is needed to support a permanent injunction against stalking? This was precisely the question at issue in a recent case heard by the 1st District Court of Appeals. In the case of Pickett v. Copeland, the appellate court heard a case where […]

Suspended License for Failure to Pay Child Support

The federal government can suspend your drivers license for failure to pay court ordered child support. 

Health Insurance After Divorce

What happens to your health insurance after you divorce? 

Tax Intercept for Past Due Child Support

The Federal Government can intercept your tax return if you owe back child support. 

Child Support Arrearages

Damien discusses child support arrearages and other components of child support. 

Will the court provide an interpreter?

Will you be provided an interpreter during your court proceeding? 

Mental Health During Divorce

Tips on maintaining your mental health during a divorce. 

What is Hearsay?

What is hearsay in a Tampa divorce?

Are Communications With My Accountant Privileged?

Are discussions with my accountant confidential in a Tampa divorce? 

Is A Discussion with my Priest Confidential?

Is my priest confession confidential? 

3 Ways a Personal Injury Can Lead to Divorce

Can a personal injury accident really lead to a divorce from the person that you promised to love, honor, and cherish for the rest of your life?

Can I put my home up for sale during my divorce?

Why you are better off selling your house after your divorce.

I moved after my case is over. Do I need to notify the court?

It is important that you update your contact information.

Tips for A Successful Mediation

Preparation is the key to handling your mediation. 

We are not married but own property together. What are my legal rights?

For cohabiatated unwed couples, you have rights to take legal action on your property.

Top Three Things to Avoid When Going Through a Divorce: Part 1

Avoiding these actions will make your divorce easier.

How many times can I change my name?

Is there an allocated number of name changes allowed by the court?

I cursed in front of the judge, now what?

Put your emotions aside to avoid unnecessary consequences. 

What is a Psychosexual Evaluation and when will a judge order one?

In rare cases involving complex custody disputes, outside assistance may be required for a final judgement. 

Can I take my child’s cellphone away as punishment?

Is denying access to a child’s phone an act of discipline or an act of theft?

New GPS Apps Brings Electronic Evidence To The Forefront of Divorces

A recent Supreme Court case suggests that you may want to shy away from these new GPS apps offered through your hand held devices. 

Can My Child’s Last Name be Changed?

While name changes during dissolution cases can be easily petitioned, name changes for minors require more cause. 

Top 3 “Need to Knows” about The Spying Spouse

How to handle a spouse that is looking over your shoulder during your dissolution case. 

My ex-spouse quit before retirement age, can I still get a portion of the pension?

A recent court ruling finds that pensions awards may change if your ex-spouse experience a job change. 

Passports for Minor Children

Common questions regarding obtaining and handling a passport for your child. 

Should I file my divorce first?

It may be a better option for you to file first. 

I was just served, what do I do next?

Being handed divorce papers can leave individuals in an uncomfortable position. 

Common Questions Regarding Family Law – Part II

The frequently asked questions on family law. 

Common Questions Regarding Family Law – Part I

The most frequently asked questions on custody and timesharing. 

Be cautious of social media during a divorce

Social media and divorce do not mix. 

Middle aged and getting married? Here’s why you need a prenuptial agreement.

Prenuptial agreements can be created at any age. 

Three Tips for a Successful Deposition

Depositions do not have to be so scary. 

Can you record your spouse’s phone calls?

Spying on your spouse’s behavior should not be your method of obtaining evidence. 

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January 14, 2021 The McKinney Law Group

A Fresh Perspective on Divorce: Why It’s a Beginning Rather than an End

Defined as the act of legally dissolving a marriage, divorce is often thought of as an ending. However, if you have been seeking counsel from a Tampa divorce lawyer and you are ready to pursue divorce
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Preparing for Divorce in the New Year

Rather than making a New Year’s Resolution to shed 5 or 10 pounds, you should resolve to shed the weight of your failing marriage. As the new year begins, now is the perfect time to begin a
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The Latest Pandemic Trend: Divorce

As one stay-at-home order after another was issued in March, a lot of people began to joke about the inevitable baby boom that was sure to come in December 2020. It was assumed that all of that one-on
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The Economic Impact of COVID-19 Has Left Many Families with Children Under Financial Distress

The COVID-19 pandemic took everyone by surprise. It was a cataclysmic event that everyone assumed they would watch from afar, never realizing that the virus would soon sweep onto our own shores. As ca
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October 5, 2020 The McKinney Law Group

Staying Connected to Your Kids Via Zoom

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people around the globe to learn how to stay connected while staying apart. Social distancing is challenging in and of itself, but it can be particularly hard for divo
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How a Moving Company Can Help after a Divorce

For most people, the time immediately following a divorce is chaotic with changes. They may also be experiencing relief and joy as well as fear and uncertainty about their future. They may also have s
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Will Bankruptcy Impact My Ability to Obtain Child Support for My Children

Child Support Law Firm Child support is vital to ensuring that children of parents who are no longer in a relationship are provided with the comfort that they are accustomed. Child support helps to me
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How Can a Divorce Case and Personal Injury Case Affect Each Other?

Tampa, FL Divorce Lawyer Going through a divorce is difficult enough as it is. If you’re filing for divorce and a personal injury lawsuit at the same, it can make your situation even more complicate
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April 21, 2019 The Mckinney Law Group

Getting an Annulment Instead of a Divorce

Divorce Lawyer in Tampa, FL If you have been married for only a short time and wish to get an annulment, our family law attorney can assist you with this. An annulment is a preferred alternative for m
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March 9, 2019 The Mckinney Law Group

Managing Your Finances When Divorce is on the Horizon

Divorce Lawyer Tampa, FL Divorce can be tricky, whether the spouses decided divorce was the right decision peacefully or not. Even if things ended respectfully, this doesn’t automatically mean the d
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February 14, 2019 The Mckinney Law Group

Divorce FAQs

Divorce Attorney Tampa, FL Current trends in modern society show that divorce is much more common than it was ten or twenty years ago. In fact, recent statistics indicate that one in four marriages en
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The Savvy Split Up: New Professionals to Hire After Your Divorce

Divorcing your spouse sometimes means that you have to break up with other people in your life as well. For example, it’s hard to know who is keeping your best interests in mind when you and you