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The child support clawback

In several Canadian provinces (including Nova Scotia) child support payments are deducted from social assistance.  A group of single mothers in British Columbia has launched a court challenge… 199 more words

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Ask Carolyn: "Can I get the dependency exemptions for my two kids?"

Dear Carolyn,

My ex and I share custody of our two children, and I pay child support to her.  I have every other weekend, half the holidays, and two weeks in the summer.  299 more words

Carolyn Woodruff

His condition was updated to "alive"

1990: man mysteriously disappears without a trace.

2000: his grieving wife reluctantly has him declared legally dead, and begins collecting his pension.

2010: man reappears, claiming he had amnesia. 210 more words

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What Is Equitable Distribution?

Dividing property is often one of the greatest challenges when filing for divorce in Florida. It is very easy to get overwhelmed when trying to untangle the complicated financial issues, especially when also confronting the emotional aspects of the process as well. 257 more words


How Non-Marital Property Can Be Converted Into Marital Property

There are a few instances where non-marital property is converted into marital property. This can occur when the non-marital property is retitled from one spouse’s name into both spouses names (i.e. 168 more words


Florida Divorce Without An Attorney

If you have assets to protect or children under age 18, you should seek legal counsel before filing for divorce. However, if you and your spouse are splitting amicably and you’re not fighting over property or kids, you may be able to file for divorce without an attorney. 48 more words


Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights Vacated for Applying Wrong Four-Month Period: In re A.S.C.

Facts: After what Mother described as a “fling thing” with Father, Mother gave birth to Child in March 2009. Father saw Child at the hospital when Child was born but never saw Child again. 798 more words

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