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Grounds for Terminating Parental Rights in Florida

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Being a parent is one of, if not the, biggest responsibility a person can take on in their lifetime. However, some situations arise where it is necessary to terminate a person’s parental responsibilities over a child. This can occur for many reasons, from the negative, such as a parent being an unfit mother or… Read More »

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What Happens if You Don’t Pay Alimony in Florida?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Alimony, also known as spousal support, is an incredibly common part of divorces in Florida. Alimony is often necessary in a divorce given that most couples make sacrifices in their marriage, such as by giving up a job to raise children or support the other spouse’s career. Like most states, Florida recognizes that there… Read More »

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How Much Say Should Children Have in Determining Custody Arrangements?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

One of the hardest parts of a divorce is determining who gets custody of the children and how much visitation time the non-custodial spouse should receive. You and your spouse want what is best for your children, and that is not always easy to determine. Many parents want to take their child’s preferences into… Read More »

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When Should You Create a Pre-Separation Agreement?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Divorce can often be a complicated, drawn-out process. The good news is that it does not have to be! Experienced divorce attorneys know that divorcing couples have at their disposal a wide range of options to make the separation process as easy and quick as possible. Most everyone has heard of a prenuptial agreement,… Read More »

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How Does Divorce Affect Embryos Conceived Using IVF?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Many couples go through the difficult struggle of conceiving a child. Often times, they turn to medicine to help them conceive, and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is one of the most widely-used scientific procedures to help couples with their fertility struggles. As part of the IVF process, typically couples create multiple viable embryos at… Read More »

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Can Your Smart Home Devices Help or Hurt You in a Family Law Case?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

We are living in the age of the smart home, where we can use our remote and voice activated devices to control many aspects of our home. Whether it’s the temperature of our home, open our garage doors, change the TV channel, or even tell us when it’s time to purchase more milk, smart… Read More »

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How Do Hurricanes Impact Your Florida Custody Agreement?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Hurricanes are a fact of life in Florida, and it is once again hurricane season! We prepare for them by securing insurance, procuring generators, stocking up on food and water, and boarding up our homes. Most Floridians do not even begin to consider their child custody agreements as part of their hurricane preparations, however… Read More »

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What Will the Court Consider in Determining Child Custody?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Determining custody of a child in a divorce is usually one of the most emotionally fraught parts of a divorce. Unfortunately, it is also a necessary part of a divorce, as it is important the child’s best interests be upheld and the best living arrangement possible for them to be provided. If you are… Read More »

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What Happens To Your Child Custody Arrangement When Your Ex Moves to a Different State

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

You and your ex are making your child custody arrangement work. It might not be ideal, and there is the occasional challenge, but for the most part, it’s working for everyone and your children are settled into the new rhythm. Then, your ex calls to say they’re moving out of the state. They still… Read More »

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In Focus: Discussing a Prenuptial Agreement with Your Fiancé

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Today, many individuals are delaying marriage in order to advance in their careers. Similarly, it is becoming increasingly common for people to enter into second marriages. In both situations, it is likely that these parties have accumulated significant assets. This makes having a prenuptial agreement a good idea if you plan on marrying in… Read More »

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