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What Can Invalidate A Post-Marital Agreement?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

While many people sign premarital agreements prior to the marriage that identify property interests for each spouse, a couple can also sign a post-marital agreement after the wedding that provides the same benefits. Similar to premarital agreements, post-marital agreements must abide by certain rules per Florida law or else risk being invalidated by the… Read More »

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How Voluntary Retirement Affects Alimony

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

The purpose of alimony, also known as spousal support, is to provide financial assistance to a spouse during and after a divorce who makes less income or has a lower earning potential than the other spouse. But what if the spouse paying alimony wishes to retire? Voluntary retirement has the potential to impact a… Read More »

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The Impact Of Third Persons On A Child Custody Case

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

The people involved in a child custody case go beyond just the two parents. Third persons that play a role in your child’s life can have a substantial impact on the outcome of the custody and visitation arrangement for you and your child. At the law office of Blair H. Chan, III our knowledgeable… Read More »

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Florida Cohabitation Agreements

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Many couples in Florida live together in a relationship without getting married. Unfortunately, these couples are not provided the legal protections of married couples, but the creation of a cohabitation agreement can establish rights and responsibilities for each person in the relationship that provides security and comfort now as well as into the future…. Read More »

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How Do Mental Health Issues Impact Child Custody?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Tens of millions of people are affected by mental health issues across the United States. In Florida, mental health matters have the potential to impact multiple areas of a divorce, including child custody and visitation. If you are interested in learning more about how the mental health of you or the other parent could… Read More »

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Elements Of A Florida Parenting Plan

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Whenever children are involved in a Florida divorce or paternity case the court requires that the parents submit a parenting plan for approval. Florida statutes provide the minimum elements that must be present in every parenting plan before a judge will approve it, and at the law office of Blair H. Chan, III our… Read More »

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Virtual Visitation In Florida

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Living apart from your child can be difficult, and for parents that share custody of a child after a divorce this issue can be exacerbated if one parent relocates, or the custody arrangement results in spending significant amounts of time apart. With the advent of new communication methods and technology, Florida is one of… Read More »

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Can A Parent Refuse Court Ordered Genetic Testing?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Establishing the paternity of a child is one of the best things for a family unit, providing benefits to the father, mother, and child. However, there are times when one parent does not wish to acknowledge paternity, and the court must intervene with an order for a genetic test to definitively prove the biological… Read More »

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How Does Additional Children Impact Child Support?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Both parents have an obligation to financially provide for their child, and when parents divorce or are no longer together the noncustodial parent, or parent that spends less physical time with the child, typically pays child support to the custodial parent for the child’s needs. One common question asked by custodial and noncustodial parents… Read More »

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What To Do If The Custodial Parent Refuses Visitation

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

When a custodial parent refuses to let their child spend time with the noncustodial parent it can be a frustrating and stressful experience. In that situation, it can be difficult to know what your legal options are to enforce your visitation rights with your child. At the law office of Blair H. Chan, III… Read More »

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