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Oral Agreements Unreliable in Family Law

A recent case in family court in New York illustrates the need for child support agreements to be made in writing and incorporated into a court order. The divorced parties in the case, Kristina Lynn B. v. Joseph T.M., were

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Records of Sex Abuse Allegations within Boy Scouts Released

An Oregon court has made public thousands of pages of records belonging to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). The records detail allegations of sexual abuse by volunteers within the organization and are officially known as the Ineligible Volunteer Files,

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Vacation Homes a Tricky Matter in Divorce Process

Dividing assets in a divorce is often a delicate and complex process. Married couples’ finances are usually tightly interwoven. To make a clean split, couples need to either sell jointly-owned assets or completely transfer ownership to one party. Second homes,

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Computerized Medical Records to Streamline Social Security Disability Claims

Software developers at the Wright State Research Institute have developed a system that may dramatically streamline Social Security disability claims. The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) evaluates an individual’s claim for disability benefits; the system will soon use electronic medical

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Tampa Court Provides Guidance on Collaborative Divorce

The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida recently issued an order giving guidance for the practice of collaborative family law in Hillsborough County. Chief Judge Manual Menendez, Jr., signed the order codifying procedures for the relatively new method of settling divorce

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Lawsuits Filed over Highway Crashes in Florida

Thirteen lawsuits were recently filed against the state of Florida’s Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles from family members of people who were killed on Interstate 75 or from individuals who injured in those accidents. Eleven people died on

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Child Support and Visitation are Independent of One Another

There are so many potential issues involved when examining the topic of child support that when combined with those of visitation, the dynamics and interactions between family members may become bogged down by emotion. At its core, child support is

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Online Visitation Can Keep Ties Between Children and Parents Strong

Florida is one of several states that legally allows virtual visitation for non-custodial parents. Divorce is often very stressful for children as well as parents, so maintaining a connection is extra important because it helps alleviate the stress, and in

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Child Seriously Injured in Florida Interstate Crash

A 6-year-old boy was seriously injured in an accident on Interstate 10 in Santa Rosa County in western Florida on Friday night. The driver of a Ford F-150 veered off the roadway onto a shoulder to avoid a vehicle directly

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Risky Driving Behavior an Indicator of Mortality On or Off the Road

While it may seem obvious that reckless driving can lead to injury or death in an automobile accident, a new study suggests that a record of risky driving is a good indicator of general mortality as well. The study, “More

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