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Don’t Let Divorce Ruin Your Finances

Posted by David W. Veliz | May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Don't Let Divorce Ruin Your Finances Divorce can be costly, especially to one's finances. Some tips to help protect those finances for future use include: ● Taking charge of your cash flows ● Look into adjusting beneficiary designations ● Finding ways lower your costs Taking charge of your c...

New Florida Law Prohibits Child Marriage

Posted by David W. Veliz | Feb 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

Before the passing of a new bill, Floridians could get married at the age of just 16. Now, the Florida Senate passed a unanimous bill no longer allowing anyone under 18 to get married legally in the state of Florida. This bill, known as SB140, will also make issuing a marriage license to anyone...

Factors a court considers on whether to award alimony.

Posted by David W. Veliz | Feb 02, 2018 | 0 Comments

In determining whether to award alimony or maintenance, the court shall first make a specific factual determination as to whether either party has an actual need for alimony or maintenance and whether either party has the ability to pay alimony or maintenance. If the court finds that a party has ...

How to Protect Your Parental Rights During a Divorce

Posted by David W. Veliz | Oct 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

A divorce or separation between parents can be difficult for everyone involved. After being separated from his wife for over a year, a heartbroken father struggled to protect his rights as a parent. His knew he needed to pursue legal action to ensure both he and his ex wife had shared parental ri...

Questions to Ask Your Divorce Lawyer

Posted by David W. Veliz | Jun 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Several factors will affect the outcome of your divorce. Legal advice is among the most critical. Think of your divorce attorney as your advocate, your trusted advisor, your negotiator and your guide through the divorce process. You are hiring an attorney to lead you through a life-changing event...

What is the process of a family law case?

Posted by David W. Veliz | Jun 08, 2017 | 0 Comments

When facing a legal issue related to family law, it's important to understand what to expect before and during the family court process. If your legal issue cannot be settled during negotiation, or collaborative law proceedings, your case will be heard in family court. Family courts strive to fin...

What is Probate?

Posted by David W. Veliz | May 02, 2016 | 0 Comments

Probate is the process of transferring ownership assets from an heir to their beneficiaries. When we meet with clients, the first question we ask is if there was a will. If not, we have to follow statute and file a case with the court. Learn how we can help you file an Orlando probate case proper...

How Does Mediation Work in Florida?

Posted by David W. Veliz | Nov 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Before your case can be heard in court mediation is required. This is an informal process where both parties and their lawyers try to discuss the issues and come to a compromise. We urge our clients to try to reach an agreement because if the case goes to court the judge will have the final say. ...

How would you choose a probate attorney in Florida?

Posted by David W. Veliz | Nov 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Probate cases are usually not complicated and can be fairly routine. If the heirs or beneficiaries are in disagreement the case can get more complicated. In these cases you need a lawyer who understands the process and has experience with probate cases. Contact Orlando probate attorneys of Veliz ...

How is timesharing determined in Florida?

Posted by David W. Veliz | Nov 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The goal in any timesharing case is to allow both parents to be involved in raising their kids as much as possible. The number of overnights are determined and a schedule is worked out that fits the needs of both parents. We try to discuss the determining factors of the timesharing plan and advis...

What is timesharing in Florida?

Posted by David W. Veliz | Nov 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Timesharing in Florida attempts to take away titles like joint custody, sole custody, and primary parent. The idea behind this is to help get the parents to think together since they are both responsible for the children. The Orlando child custody attorneys of Veliz Katz Law can help answer all o...

Who gets the house in a Florida divorce?

Posted by David W. Veliz | Nov 09, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of the big questions with any Florida divorce is who gets the house. If there are children in the household they can be a big determining factor of this issue. The court may decide to award the house to the spouse that will have the children most of the time. If one party wants the house and ...

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