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Florida Grandparents And Visitation

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Family changes, such as divorce or death, upset familial relationships. There are situations in which a Florida grandparent may no longer be able to spend time with their grandchildren as often as they did in the past. If this is true for you, you may wonder if there is a legal way to establish… Read More »

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Kids, Family Stress, And Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Tension is common within a family when a marriage is ending, both for the adults and for the kids. There is even stress when the choice to end the union is amicable. After all, even when the parents agree living apart is for the best, the children may be upset about the transition from… Read More »

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What If I Want To Claim My Child On My Taxes?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Claiming children is part of filing taxes most parents are familiar with, but when parents divorce, sometimes there is confusion about who will be claiming children moving forward. After all, both parents may have become used to claiming the kids when they filed their taxes jointly, and if they are choosing to co-parent, an… Read More »

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Uncontested Tampa Divorces

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

In order to explore the option of an uncontested divorce in the state of Florida, you and your spouse need to agree on key issues. When there are ongoing disputes, it may not be possible to secure an uncontested divorce agreement, a judge may have to be involved to make final decisions. Generally, an… Read More »

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Can A Job Loss Impact Child Support?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Anytime a person experiences a drastic shift in their income, it is common for that individual to need to look over their budget and make some changes. So, if you lose your job, it makes sense that you will not be able to afford everything you were paying for when you were employed. Living… Read More »

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Particulars Within A Parenting Plan

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Making the transition from spouses who share parenting responsibilities to co-parents who live separate lives is not always easy, but there are plenty of tools to help parents through the process. One of the main ones is a parenting plan. A parenting plan is a legal document that outlines how a child or children… Read More »

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During A FL Divorce, Beware Of Social Media

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Social media is part of daily life for many in Florida and around the world. People use their social media accounts to stay in touch with family members, follow their favorite news outlets, and share their professional accomplishments. These platforms can be fun, engaging, and entertaining for individuals, but when you are going through… Read More »

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Coping With Grief Symptoms During A FL Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Legal concerns are only one component of a Florida divorce. Emotional strain is also likely, it is common for individuals to feel overwhelmed by feelings of anger, sadness, and grief. This is natural, shifting your entire living situation and plans for the future is upsetting. It can take time to acclimate and thrive. If… Read More »

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Tampa Child Support Adjustments

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

At the time of a divorce, child support agreements are made based on the financial facts and parenting arrangement of the parents at the time, taking the needs of the children into account. But life isn’t stagnant, there are times when the circumstances of the parents have changed or the needs of the children… Read More »

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Florida Fathers And Shared Parenting

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Many adults grew up with divorced parents, and in many of those families the mother was often the primary custodial parent and time spent with dad took place every other weekend and on holidays. But in the past couple of decades, custodial preferences have changed and many divorcing parents choose to co-parent through a… Read More »

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