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How Long Does it Take to Get a Divorce?
When a married couple is no longer able to make their marriage work, the next step is to finalize the end of the union by getting a divorce. The decision to divorce is never an easy one, especially in situations in which the couple has young children. Yet, sometimes a divorce is the best option for all concerned. Once you have decided to move ahead with a divorce, you may wonder how long you can expect the process to take. Everyone’s divorce is different and has unique circumstances. Therefore, you can not compare your divorce to other friends or family members who may have gone through the process. Uncontested Divorce Divorce is a legal process and you must follow the Florida rules and procedures that govern it in order to receive a divorce order. One of the most important factors that will determine how long a divorce will take is whether it.
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Can the Police Search My Vehicle Without a Warrant?
Just about everyone gets nervous when the police pull them over for a traffic stop, even if they have no reason to worry. A simple traffic stop for a minor infraction is a common occurrence, but what happens if the police want to search your vehicle? Many people wonder whether law enforcement has the right to search their car without a search warrant. It is helpful to understand your rights if that situation occurs. Probable Cause The short answer is that police generally have the right to search your vehicle without a search warrant if they have probable cause to do so. Probable cause simply means that the officer has reason to believe that there is evidence of a crime inside your vehicle. However, the police must have an appropriate basis for probable cause. The general idea is that when you drive a vehicle on public roads you have a low expectation.
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New Tax Law to Impact Alimony in 2019
Whether you receive alimony or pay it, you are likely going to be impacted by a new tax law that is set to take effect in 2019. President Trump signed the H.R.1 Tax Act late last year and although it is titled as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, it also has some impact on family law. While many of the provisions in the act took effect in 2018, the part that applies to alimony is set to be enforced as of January 1, 2019. The law applies to any divorce or separation orders that are executed after December 31, 2018 or any order that is modified after the date. Repeal of the Deduction for Alimony Payments The specific section of the law that pertains to alimony is Section 1105 of the tax code. Currently, the law allows the person who pays alimony or support to deduct the.
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