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Monthly Archives: March 2018

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Is Child Support Necessary if the Parents Split Custody 50/50?

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

There are a lot of misconceptions about Florida child support, but by far one of the biggest is that child support is only necessary if one parent has more custody than the other. This is not the case. While the ideal situation is one in which both parents are responsible for exactly 50 percent… Read More »

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How Domestic Violence Impacts Child Custody

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

If you or your child’s other parent were ever convicted of domestic violence, your child custody case will be handled a bit differently than a typical child custody case. In accordance with Florida law, a judge will consider what situation would be in the best interests of your child. In normal cases, what would… Read More »

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Addressing Key Issues in Assisted Reproductive Technology Agreements

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Technology and modern advancements in medicine are making it possible for individuals who were once unable to have children of their own to have, well, children of their own. Assisted Reproductive Technology, or ART, such as artificial insemination, surrogacy, and in vitro fertilization, give couples the opportunity to have a child that is genetically… Read More »

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Domestic Violence May Impact Your Divorce, and Here is How

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

No court takes domestic violence allegations or convictions lightly, but when it comes to family court, the judge is even more stringent. When there are charges or convictions of domestic violence in a marriage, ending that marriage becomes exponentially more complex than a typical divorce. Though Florida is a no fault divorce state, and… Read More »

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Tips for a More Efficient Merger, Part 2: Organizing Data

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

As we stated in our previous post, mergers and acquisitions may be standard business maneuvers, but they are still complicated and take considerable time and know-how to complete. Businesses that approach the merger process without a clear idea of what they are doing or what the investigative agency is looking for risk putting a… Read More »

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Tips for a More Efficient Merger, Part 1

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Merging businesses is an age-old maneuver that helps businesses grow and compete in a saturated market. An acquisition can help a floundering business owner regain the money he or she invested in the business and then some, or it can help a large company grow even bigger while cutting out the competition at the… Read More »

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Five Surprising Reasons a Parent May Lose Custody in Florida

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Child custody is never set in stone, and if one parent does something that puts the child in danger, the Florida courts will revoke custody without a second’s thought. Of course, the courts will need to hear both sides of the story and see substantial evidence, but if the findings back the claims of… Read More »

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The Dangers Businesses Face of Misclassifying Employees

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

It is that time of year again—time for businesses to send out their W-2s and 1099s so that they can file their taxes and stay in good standing with the IRS. Thanks to the internet and the independent nature of a lot of positions, more companies are opting to hire independent contractors than they… Read More »

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How to Deal With a Breach of a Business Contract

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

A breach of contract in business has the potential to be costly and financially devastating, especially for smaller organizations. If a client, partner, investor, or anyone else you have a working relationship with violated a written agreement, you have the option to sue the offending party. While not all violations are worth filing a… Read More »

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Not Just Anyone Can Challenge a Will in Florida – Here is What You Need to Know

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Challenging a will is never fun, and it is certainly not easy, but in certain situations, it is necessary. Though grounds for challenging a will vary from state to state, it is safe to assume that if a will was not signed in accordance with state laws, that the testator lacked the capacity to… Read More »

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