A Broward County family court judge erred by preventing a former husband from calling his ex-wife as a witness during an alimony modification hearing, a local appeals court ruled.  The ex-husband was attempting to prove his former wife was untruthful in her financial affidavit, but the judge denied him the opportunity to prove his case. .. read more →

Broward County’s appeals court reversed orders establishing a parenting plan and mandating the former spouses use an app to communicate with each other. The family court judge ordered a parenting plan that apparently did not include a provision establishing responsibility for the child’s health insurance.  This is mandatory by statute, and cannot be waived.  Since.. read more →

In the five years after her divorce became final, a former wife moved to and from Florida multiple times.  The former husband had primary parenting responsibility, but his ex-wife attempting to modify their time-sharing agreement by alleging her final move back to Florida was a “substantial change in circumstances” that necessitated her gaining increased time.. read more →

After a final order of dissolution of marriage commanded him to pay child support and his wife’s attorneys’ fees, a former husband found himself jailed for contempt of court after failing to make payments.  The family court judge found the ex-husband had the ability to pay, but the Florida appellate court reversed orders finding him.. read more →

Florida’s appellate court for central Florida dismissed an appeal brought by a former spouse who was on the losing end of multiple orders from the family court judge.  The former spouse lost his job and petitioned the court to modify his child support order.  Not only did he lose that battle, but he was ordered.. read more →