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Texts, Tweets and Other Ways NOT To Talk

file-20190318-28502-irx4gz.jpgWith a few swift key strikes, your case could go down in flames. If you think I'm exaggerating, think about Tiger Woods, Jesse James or, for you Detroiters, Kwame Kilpatrick, and think again. It's easy in our social networking gluttony, where friends from way-back-when are an internet connection away and your computer keyboard is your sounding board, to rant about your case. After all, it is mostly free, you don't have to pay your lawyer or your therapist to listen to you, your spouse or ex is not your friend or follower, everyone who is your friend and follower wants to know what's going on, and a status update or a wall post is the easiest way to tell them how you feel - exactly how you feel. And that's the problem.

Can They Really Say I Make More Than I Do?! Pressing Child Support Question - Answered

child-support-florida.jpgWhen a party voluntarily reduces or eliminates income and the court concludes that the party has the ability to earn an income and pay child support, it is not error to order support based on the unexercised ability to earn.[1] "When a parent is voluntarily unemployed or underemployed or has an unexercised ability to earn, income includes the potential income that parent could earn, subject to that parent's actual ability."[2] In evaluating whether there is an unexercised ability to earn, the following factors should be considered:

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