Blog Posts in January, 2018

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  • 2 Equitable Distribution Bills for Consideration

    Posted By Owenby Law, P.A. || 15-Jan-2018

    Both HB 639 and SB 676 are bills concerning equitable distribution. Both were scheduled for committee hearings on January 10, 2018. The first bill, Senate Bill (SB) 676, is also called Equitable Distribution of Marital Assets and Liabilities. Its purpose was to redefine the term “marital assets and liabilities” for the purposes of equitable distribution during a divorce. More ...
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  • Florida's Determination of Parentage Bill

    Posted By Owenby Law, P.A. || 12-Jan-2018

    Florida’s Senate approved SB 1022 two days ago on January 10, 2018 by a vote of 10 to 0. The bill authorizes a child, a child’s mother, or a child’s alleged parent to file a petition in circuit court to rebut the presumption of legal parentage. For instance, in a case where a father doubts his paternity of a child, rather than being told by a court of family law he needs to pay ...
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