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“Full custody” is not really the legal term, under Florida law the term is “sole parental responsibility.”   This is equivalent to “Custody”. When a parent is awarded “custody” in another state and the judgment is registered in Florida, that is the same as sole parental responsibility under Florida law.  Public policy protecting a child's right to have both parents in his life is strong, but it is not the “law” in Florida.  Nowhere is it written that a child must spend 50% of the time with the father and 50% of the time...

When most people think of premarital agreement, or more colloquially termed a “prenup,” they think of a marriage based on distrust or greed. Why would you want to tarnish pre-wedding bliss by thinking about the worst possible scenario, divorce? But premarital planning and agreements do not have to be the proverbial elephant in the room. It’s about power. Or, more precisely, a well-negotiated premarital agreement can place both spouses on more equitable footing. Each spouse can be sure-footed as they...

Personal Injury Protection   What is PIP? What is Covered Under PIP? What is a Demand Letter? Filing a PIP Suit.[ps2id id='What is PIP?' target=''/]   What is PIP?   PIP stands for personal injury protection. PIP is auto insurance that is placed on your car. In the state of Florida, PIP insurance is required for all vehicles with a coverage limit of $10,000.00. Florida is one of thirteen states that require PIP insurance.   Other states where PIP insurance is also required to be place...

Mortgage Loan Modification   How Does a Loan Modification Work? How do I Qualify for a Loan Modification? What information do I need to collect? What is HAMP? How will a Loan Modification affect my Credit? Loan Modification or Refinance, what's the difference?   The reality is that struggling to make mortgage payments or falling behind on mortgage payments can happen to anyone. If you are faced with the possibility of losing your home, you may start to think about your options. One...

Rear- End Collision   Miami car accident statistics What to do after an accident Florida’s Rebuttable Presumption Pure Comparative Negligence Florida is a No-Fault State   You’ve just been in an accident and your mind is racing. After the initial shock of the accident passes, you start to wonder about your legal options and whether the law is in your favor. Below is an explanation of Florida law and what you need to know when you are involved in a rear-end collision.[ps2id id='Miami...