Tag: children

Question: What happens if I leave real estate property or money to an underage child?

Answer:  As a minor, the child will need a guardian of the property if he or she receives any property to his or her name. In Florida, if the child is under 18, then the parent or guardian of the child will need court…

Ha escuchado usted sobre un “trust” pero no sabe que es o como puede beneficiarle?

Primero, déjeme decirle que es un testamento: Un testamento es un documento que indica cómo se van a transferir los bienes del Testador al morir.  Este documento es solo valido después de la muerte del creador y para transferir los bienes a los beneficiarios…

Happy Father’s Day!

In the years I have been an attorney, nine this year to be more exact, I have come across many more great fathers than I ever expected. I grew up in a society who thought that the Mother is the utmost and only and…

Memorial Day.

Memorial Day We don’t celebrate Memorial Day. We Remember. We honor. We just happened to be traveling this weekend and one of our most important stops during our trip was the current home of the USS Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. The USS Alabama is a…

Q7. I do not need child support and I do not want it, can I waive child support?

A: No! Child Support is the property of the child and the parents cannot negotiate or waive child support. It is not the parent’s money, it is the child’s money. The court will protect the child’s interest and will not allow a parent to…

Q6. If I do not exercise my visitaion rights with the child, do I still have to pay child support?

A: Yes! child support is an obligation and is not contingent on seeing or caring for the child. Even if you do not visit with the child or the other parent interferes in your visitations with the child, you must pay child support. Yahima…

Q3. How do I know how much should I pay for child support?

A: The Florida Statutes set guidelines and a formula to calculate child support. The amount you will pay depends on your income and the income of the other parent. You add both your income and the income of the other parent and go to…