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HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS Dear friend, May this holiday season bring you peace and lots of positive outcomes and that the new year arrives with prosperity and health! Our Warm Wishes for you and yours! Yahima Suarez, PA HOLIDAY SCHEDULE We will be closed December 24-26…

HAPPY THANKSGIVING from Yahim Suarez, PA

Thanksgiving is not just a holiday, it is a day to stop, mediate, give thanks and share time with the family without the rush of our busy lives. Take advantage of the moment and unite with those you love and give thanks for all…

Do I have to pay for my spouse’s health insurance after we divorce?

Am I liable for my spouse’s healthcare costs after the divorce if we were married for at least 10 years? Income and debts acquired during the marriage are marital, in the absence of a pre-nuptial agreement. If the debt was acquired during the marriage,…

Happy New Year!

The New Year has made its way into our busy lives! Welcome 2014 with all new and exciting changes. If you are reading this blog you probably already read about the firm’s new website. Feel free to send us your comments/questions through yslawyers.com. May…

Divorce FAQ. 4: My spouse has lots of money. Will I get alimony/spousal support if we divorce?

A. 4: Alimony is not only based on the ability of one spouse to pay the alimony or support. Other factors need to be considered such as the need of the other spouse to receive alimony, the length of the marriage, and other factors…

Divorce FAQ. 3: Can I legally separate from my spouse without going through a divorce?

A. 3: Not in Florida. In order to be “legally” separated, the couple must file and get a divorce decree from a court of proper jurisdiction. Yahima Suarez, Esq. Yahima Suarez,  A Law Firm, PL info@yslawyers.com 305-456-7158 Any information herein contained is only for…

Divorce FAQ. 2: I was married to my spouse in our home country, can I file for divorce in Florida?

A 2: If the husband and or wife have lived in the State of Florida for more than 6 months with the intention of being residents of the State, then a divorce can be filed in Florida regardless of where the marriage took place….

Divorce FAQ.1: I was married in my country of origin, am I considered married in the United States?

Divorce A 1: Yes! A marriage that took place in another county is valid in the United States. Marrying a second time in the United States without getting a divorce first may be considered bigamy and a crime. Yahima Suarez, Esq. Yahima Suarez,  A…

Q1. Do I have to pay child support if I was never married?

Q1. Do I have to pay child support if I was never married? A: Yes! Child support is for the child regardless of the marital status of the parents. Once you no longer live with the child , you must pay child support. Yahima…

Time Sharing and Parenting Plans in Florida

In Florida, we tend to continue to say “child custody” and “primary residential custody” as those were the terms used for many years. However, the law has moved from these terms and now we have “parenting plans” and “time sharing” agreements to designate visitation…