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Divorce & Marriage

Name Changes (Consumer-SOS)

Florida Marriage & Divorce (You Must Read To Get A Florida Marriage License!)
Basics on debts prior to marriage, responsibility to creditors, domestic violence, alimony, custody, visitation and child support.

FAQS on Getting Married in Florida (Includes Marriage Licenses)

Marriage Laws in Florida
Age requirements, brief summary of divorce law, paternity and other family issues.

Shared Parenting After Divorce (Florida)
Shared Parental Responsibility, Parents' Duties
Time Sharing Schedules, Additional Resources.

Child Support Orders (Florida)
Your obligations, modifications, etc.

Responding to a Child Support Petition (Florida)

Sample Answer Form Child Support.pdf  (Florida)

Legal Aid And Pro bono Help In Florida
Select your county for a directory of links and phone numbers.

Family Law Self Help Centers (Florida)
Click on your region for the center nearest you.

Divorcesource.com (All 50 States & DC)
Learn everything about your state residency requirements, where to file, property distribution and support & custody issues.  

Divorce.net (All 50 States & DC)
Scroll down to your state for divorce related issues such as child custody, dividing property, establishing paternity, Enforcing child support orders and  much, much more.

Divorce Central (All 50 States & DC)
Info on
grounds for divorce, alimony, custody and support. Also has links to state help groups such as the courts, Department Of Human Resources and legal aid.

Claiming Dependants On Your Taxes
Here are the 5 tests used to determine if you can take a federal tax deduction. Includes information on custodial and non-custodial parents.

For Specific Rules and Examples click Here and scroll to your situation.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Relief Act:
If you're a reserve component service member called to active duty, you're protected by a law that can save you some legal problems and possibly some money as well. Under the provisions of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940, you may qualify for any or all of the following: • Reduced interest rate on mortgage payments. • Reduced interest rate on credit card debt. • Protection from eviction if your rent is $1,200 or less. • Delay of all civil court actions, such as bankruptcy, foreclosure or divorce proceedings.

Marriage & Divorce Laws of the Fifty States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico
This table links to the marriage & divorce laws of the states and attempts to summarize some of their salient points. 

States That Recognize Common Law Marriage

FAQs On Name Changes (Not State Specific)

Where To Write For Vital Records (50 States & DC)
For birth, death and marriage certificates, divorce papers and more.

Divorce Decrees & Credit (Myths)

How To Protect Your Credit In A Divorce

Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDROs) Booklet
Things to consider relating to your pension savings if you’re getting a divorce.

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