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. 

Tampa military divorce
January 24, 2016 The McKinney Law Group

Is Overseas Housing Allowance (OHA) included as income for Child Support payment calculations?

Even if the funds are from the government, these funds play a factor in your child support. 

Tampa assets
January 19, 2016 The McKinney Law Group

Things to Consider if You Divorce after You’re 50

How your retirement and social security are effected.

Tampa military divorce
January 17, 2016 The McKinney Law Group

Is my military pension a marital asset?

Your pensions may be at risk. 

Tampa Evidence
January 7, 2016 The McKinney Law Group

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. 

Tampa Paternity
January 5, 2016 The McKinney Law Group

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. 

Tampa Divorce
January 4, 2016 The McKinney Law Group

Top 3 “Need to Knows” about The Spying Spouse

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

Tampa assets
January 2, 2016 The McKinney Law Group

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. 

Tampa Custody Attorney
December 28, 2015 The McKinney Law Group

Passports for Minor Children

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

Tampa assets
December 14, 2015 The McKinney Law Group

If my vehicle is in my spouse’s name when I file for divorce, will my car be taken away?

If your name is not a title, you may not immediately lose your vehicle.

child support lawyer
November 23, 2015 The McKinney Law Group

How to Calculate Child Support when One Parent is Unemployed

If one parent is currently out of a job, child support becomes a difficult to allocate. 

Tampa assets
November 21, 2015 The McKinney Law Group

Unequal Earning Capacity cannot act as the sole basis for an award of unequal distribution

If one spouse does not earn the same as the other, more evidence must be needed in order to award funds. 

Tampa Divorce
November 19, 2015 The McKinney Law Group

Should I file my divorce first?

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