Tampa Child Custody Attorney

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Each state has its own particular regulations relating to child custody. Under Florida regulation, child custody is determined by the courts according to what’s in the most effective passions of the child as each the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.

Our highly experiences Tampa child custody attorneys can help you with both your child support or alimony issues or concerns. Contact our Tampa law office at 813-854-1234, our Pinellas Park office at 727-545-8633 or New Port Richey law office at 727-938-2900.

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Tampa Child Custody Attorney

  1. 1. http://glaroslaw.com 813-854-1234 Tampa Office 13513 Prestige Place, Suite 101 Tampa, FL 33635 813-854-1234 New Port Richey Office 6232 Madison Street New Port Richey, FL 34652 727-938-2900
  2. 2. Florida Law: Child Custody Basics Each state has its own particular regulations relating to child custody. Under Florida regulation, child custody is determined by the courts according to what’s in the most effective passions of the child as each the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. These laws take care of both the lawful and bodily care of youngsters whose parents are separating or for parents that have actually never ever been married. Child custody describes the treatment, command, and upkeep of a minor. Child custody legislations in Florida aid figure out which moms and dad obtains legal and bodily custody. A parent with legal custody of a child can make instructional, spiritual, medical, and punishing decisions. Through these laws, the courts will certainly also choose who acquires bodily custody. The courts determine that gets physical custody to set up where a child will certainly live.
  3. 3. Florida Law: Child Custody Basics There are 2 kinds of custody arrangements in the state of Florida. Child custody could be awarded to one moms and dad (understood as sole custody) or to both moms and dads (called shared custody). With single custody, one parent gets bodily and legal custody of a child. In a joint custody scenario, both parents share legal and bodily child custody. In Florida, joint custody is called shared parental responsibility, and both parents should accept all decisions connected to the child. In this scenario, one parent is called the primary joint protector and the various other moms and dad is provided visiting so the child has a key home, college, and a marked main doctor.
  4. 4. Child Support Tampa and Alimony Lawyers If you are a Florida resident, the divorce law provides for both child and spousal support. Spousal support is also referred to as alimony. Although there are guidelines provided for calculating the payment amounts, it is advisable to consult with your divorce attorney in Tampa to ensure that you are either paying or receiving the correct remuneration.
  5. 5. Child Support Considerations Although the State of Florida provides child support guidelines to help determine calculations, it is important to include all expenses that you are incurring to support your children. This is necessary to ensure that you receive a fair outcome. The Law Offices of Steven Glaros & Associates ensures that our clients include the following if applicable: • Number of children • Cost of Health insurance • Day care costs and/or private school tuition • Amount of time allowed to spent with your children • Music lessons, sports activities and summer camp These are included in a number of issues that can determine the amount of child support that you will either receive or pay.
  6. 6. Alimony Considerations In the state of Florida, there are several types of alimony provided depending upon your personal circumstances. The alimony alternatives range from temporary to permanent, as well as rehabilitative. You can also either pay or receive a lump sum of money. Your specific circumstances will determine the type of alimony and amount paid. To determine the fairest settlement, the judge will consider the following: • The length of the marriage • What each person contributed to the marriage • Who was at fault in the marriage's dissolution • One party's need for support • The other party's ability to make support payments
  7. 7. Are Alimony Payments Subject to Change? If circumstances change, an alimony award may be modified. For example, if alimony payments have not been made, a modification to the agreement may be possible. Additionally, Florida law prohibits individuals from receiving alimony if they are living with a person who supports them. If this occurs, the paying party can seek a modification of the amount of the alimony payments.
  8. 8. Obtaining the Correct Information When calculating either child support or alimony payments, it is critical to document all the available assets. As your Tampa divorce lawyer, The Law Offices of Steven Glaros & Associates works to uncover financial records, bank accounts, and credit card information. If necessary, to ensure fairness, we use forensic accountants to uncover any hidden or non-disclosed property. Additionally, in case of alimony disputes, vocational evaluators may be consulted to discover whether an individual is capable of being employed, as well as their income potential.
  9. 9. Discover How Glaros & Associates, the Leading Tampa Child Custody Attorney firm, Can Help You Our highly experience Tampa Child Custody Attorneys can help you with both your child support or alimony issues or concerns. Contact our Tampa law office at 813-854-1234, our Pinellas Park office at 727-545-8633 or New Port Richey law office at 727-938- 2900.
  10. 10. About Glaros Law Our law firm is committed to providing the highest level of client service. From its inception, our attorneys have placed an emphasis on providing legal services that make sense from our client's perspective. We are a full-service law firm providing legal representation in many areas of Law including divorce, personal injury and criminal. Our legal team will do what it takes to put your needs first. We listen and then evaluate the best possible solution to fit your individual legal need. Contact us at our Tampa law office at 813-854-1234 or New Port Richey law office at 727-938-2900 or e-mail us today to schedule your consultation.
  11. 11. About Glaros Law No matter what type of personal injury you have sustained or what your family situation entails, you will find the straight answers you have been looking for and dedicated attorneys you can trust at the Law Offices of Steven Glaros & Associates. We want to help you in this difficult time. We are a small law firm, providing personal attention - we care about our clients.
  12. 12. Attorney Steven J. Glaros Practice: Family law, Personal injury Memberships: Florida Bar Association, Clearwater Bar Association, Canakaris Inns of Court Steven J. Glaros grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Southeastern Louisiana University where he graduated Cum Laude and received the Roy E. Hyde Award for Top Graduate in Major.
  13. 13. Attorney Steven J. Glaros Steven attended law school at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan where he received his Juris Doctor after only two years in the school's accelerated program. While there he participated in the American Bar Association, Moot Court Competition and was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity. Initially, Steven worked under then Attorney General Charlie Crist for the State of Florida as an Assistant Attorney General in St. Petersburg, Florida. As an Assistant Attorney General he researched, drafted pleadings and litigated thousands of trials. Thereafter, he joined a law firm in Palm Harbor, Florida as their primary family law associate. While there he managed a high number of primarily family law cases; his emphasis being divorce, child custody, domestic violence injunctions, and dependency.
  14. 14. Attorney Steven J. Glaros Steven became a solo practitioner where he represented mostly family law matters. Steven's experience includes representation of several divorcing wives of other Family Law attorneys and has prevailed in many highly contested custody battles. Steven has completed the Supreme Court of Florida certification course for family law mediators and will soon be a Supreme Court of Florida Certified Family Law Mediator.
  15. 15. Attorney Steven J. Glaros In his spare time, Steven has volunteered for a variety of community interest projects. He volunteers at the annual Lawfest Workshop in St. Petersburg providing free legal advice to attendees. Steven volunteers for the guardian ad litem program assisting children within the legal system. He's hosted benefits for the animals of the Humane Society and post Katrina, he collected and distributed necessary aid to its victims then spent three weeks assisting in the clean-up. Steven was raised in a family of divorce. He has personal knowledge of the effects divorce has on children as he lived through similar situations that you and your children may be experiencing. He is dedicated to your case but more importantly the best interests and needs of your children. Call 813-854-1234 today for your consultation.
  16. 16. http://glaroslaw.com 813-854-1234 Tampa Office 13513 Prestige Place, Suite 101 Tampa, FL 33635 813-854-1234 New Port Richey Office 6232 Madison Street New Port Richey, FL 34652 727-938-2900

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