Monthly Archives: April 2020
Are the Court’s Closed Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Many people are under the misconception that the courts have shut down because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The courthouses remain open and the judges still are hard at work handling essential matters, which includes divorces, child support issues, modification of timesharing and alimony, domestic violence injunctions, and other family law related cases. When social… Read More »
Can I Modify My Child Support Amount Because Of COVID-19?
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown many families into financial crisis as employers have been forced to close their doors, have laid off workers, severely reduced employee hours, and/or placed others on furlough. America is facing record unemployment claims. Despite the economic hardship you may be suffering as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, your… Read More »
UPDATE TO – DO I HAVE TO EXCHANGE MY CHILD FOR TIMESHARING DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC?
In an effort to address the uncertainty that arises with shared parenting and timesharing in the face of the COVID-19 Pandemic, courts across Florida have begun to adopt uniform parenting procedures. For instance, effective April 15, 2020, for Family Law Cases in Hillsborough County, the Chief Judge issued Administrative Order s-2020-023, that in part… Read More »
Do I Have to Exchange My Child For Timesharing During the Safer At Home Order?
The number one call that I have received since the Safer at Home Executive Order has gone into effect is… “Do I have to continue to follow my parenting plan schedule and exchange my child for timesharing with my ex-spouse?” Generally speaking, the answer is yes. Normally, parenting plans are drafted with sufficient detail… Read More »