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In Florida, both of the parents are responsible for providing child support to their children based upon their actual income or their ability to earn income. Usually one parent will pay a determined child support amount to the other for the care of the child(ren). Attorney Minervino Rodriguez, Jr., is a highly experienced and respected legal advocate who has an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of Child Support issues and will help you navigate through this complex process.
In Florida courts, Attorneys and Judges use the Florida Child Support Guidelines, found in Florida Statute 61.30, to assist them in calculating and determining projected payments and in the preparation of the child support order. While this may seem a simple and straightforward process, in many cases it is not; especially in complex divorce and high net worth cases. There are various “components” to what the statute defines as “income” which require thoughtful investigation and consideration. In addition, there are various ways provided both by the applicable statutes and judicial decisions (i.e. case law) that would allow the court to increase or decrease the amount of child support arrived at by the statutory formula.
For nearly 40 years, Attorney Rodriguez has protected the rights of clients and their children throughout Miami Dade, Broward and the surrounding South Florida areas. He has earned the respect throughout the legal and business community for his impeccable ethical standards, expert legal representation and excellent results. Schedule a consultation with an experienced child support attorney and understand your legal options by calling 305-461-5667. Se Habla Español.
If you find yourself in the situation where your child’s other parent is not consistently paying or stops paying completely the court ordered child support you may need to seek enforcement through the courts. The Law & Mediation Office of Minervino Rodriguez, Jr., is an experienced and effective in all aspects of child support enforcement disputes.
You may have several enforcement options if your child’s other parent is not meeting the terms of a family court order. Attorney Rodriguez can evaluate your current circumstances and guide you through the process. He will explain the child support enforcement options to you in clear and straightforward terms, and will formulate a comprehensive and effective legal plan for moving forward with your child support enforcement dispute.
The Law & Mediation Offices of Minervino Rodriguez, Jr., will provide responsible, aggressive, and expert legal representation with the goal of ensuring that your rights and your children’s rights are always protected in the final resolution, whether by settlement, mediation or, if necessary, by litigation. Call 305-461-5667 to schedule a consultation with an experienced child support lawyer and understand your legal options. Se Habla Español.
While it can be difficult to modify or end a child support order, it is possible in several circumstances. You may be able to get a temporary or permanent child support modification (reduction) if your income significantly and permanently decreases. You can work with the receiving party to create an agreement that modifies the child support payments on a temporary or permanent basis. If you cannot reach an agreement, you can file for a child support modification. Minervino Rodriguez, Jr., is an experienced and compassionate child support modification lawyer who has successfully negotiated and secured child support modification agreements for his clients.
There are several factors that are considered when determining a modification of a child support order. Some of the considerations are substantial change in financial earning ability, financial hardship, health, age of the child, among other factors. There can be serious consequences for filing inappropriate child support modification requests. Attorney Rodriguez can evaluate the changes in your current circumstances and explain the child support modification process to you in clear and straightforward terms as it pertains to your specific situation. If there is a substantial change in circumstances that validate a modification in child support, Attorney Rodriguez will formulate a comprehensive and effective legal plan for moving forward with a child support modification. Schedule a consultation with an experienced Miami Child Support Lawyer and understand your legal options, call 305-461-5667. Se Habla Español.
Fathers who are not listed on their child's birth certificate can be denied rights to their child because they are not legally recognized. Paternity rights should be established for a child born outside of a marriage. In Florida, both Fathers and Mothers can file a paternity action to legally establish paternity, parenting plan/time-share, and child support. The Law & Mediation Offices of Minervino Rodriguez, Jr., has successfully represented both fathers and mothers determining legal paternity protecting the rights and responsibilities of the parent and establishing child support payments.
Resolution of paternity, time-share and parental responsibility including child support can be established outside of the court if the mother and father are in agreement concerning paternity. Since 2000, Attorney Minervino Rodriguez, Jr., has been a successful Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator. He can assist you with his expertise as a mediator to advocate and negotiate your paternity issues, sparing you the stress, frustration and litigation costs.
However, If you find yourself in a position where you must defend yourself and your child’s rights, there’s no better attorney to have at your side. He will provide responsible, aggressive, and expert legal representation in a paternity dispute so that the father can be compelled to pay the proper support payments. The Law & Mediation Offices of Minervino Rodriguez, Jr., has proven success record with complex paternity actions involving professional athletes and other high-income individuals. Call 305-461-5667 to schedule a consultation with an experienced Miami Child Support Lawyer and understand your legal options. Se Habla Español.
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The Law & Mediation Offices of Minervino Rodriguez, Jr. represents clients in Divorce, Family Law, Business Law and Meditation matters in the following localities: Miami Dade County including Aventura, Bal Harbour, Brickell, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Cutler Bay, Doral, Homestead, Kendall, Key Biscayne, Miami, Miami Beach, Miami Lakes, Miami Shores, North Miami, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, South Miami, Surfside, and West Kendall. Broward County including Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Miramar, Pembroke Pines and Weston. Monroe County - Florida Keys. To understand your legal options call 305-461-5667. Se Habla Español.