Modify Parenting Plan

Quite often, parties in Florida get divorced while their child or children are very young – such as under the age of 5 or 6, so just how does a Family Law court fashion a parenting plan or time shar...

Military Time Sharing

As a member of the U.S. armed services who has been deployed, you should be able to concentrate on defending our country and not be concerned that your former spouse will be able to take legal action ...

Why Should I Hire an Attorney?

Why should I hire an attorney to assist me with a divorce in Florida?  It should come as no surprise then that Florida Family Law is an area of practice which requires a very significant amount of kn...

Holiday Time Sharing

The holiday season is a normally a time when families get together and celebrate. It is supposed to be a time of joy where we give thanks, but when two parties are in the process of a divorce or are d...

Child or Children with Special Needs

While child support ends either when a child turns 18 years of age or when the child reaches the age of 19, provided that your child has not graduated high school by his or her 18th birthday – t...

What is a GAL?

At New Horizons Law, P.A., Michael J. Costantino, Esq. commonly is asked “What is a Guardian ad Litem?” The term “ad Litem” is a Latin phrase which translates to “for the lawsuit.”  A Gua...

Contempt Issues

Going through a divorce can be a very difficult and emotionally draining task, so most people expect to get their lives back on track once the court has entered a Final Judgment of Dissolution of Marr...

Pre Nups

Historically, postnuptial agreements have been used by parties who previously went through a divorce; and now want to protect their assets just in case their upcoming marriage also ends in a divorce....

Custody and Time Sharing

What do the terms custody, visitation, time-sharing and parenting plan mean under Florida divorce and paternity law?  Historically Florida was what is considered a “custody” State where in the ty...

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence can have a tremendous impact on parties who are going through a Florida dissolution of marriage or a child custody case.  When a marriage or relationship ends due to an act or acts ...

Stress and Divorce

For most people, a divorce is very stressful due to the uncertainty of moving forward in life.  Even an amicable or uncontested divorce can cause a lot stress because people getting divorced often fe...

New Horizons Law Free Consultation

The decision to file for a divorce in Florida can take a huge emotional toll on you, especially when the issues involve alimony, child custody, visitation, parenting plans, child support and other fam...