Florida Family Laws Assignment

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Florida Family Laws Assignment

Chapter 5

Family Law Chapter 5 Handout Review Florida Statutes § 61.08 (2016), using the following link: http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=0000-0099/0061/Sections/0061.08.html

Paragraphs (4), (5), (6), (7), and (8) are particularly useful especially in defining the types of alimony in Florida.

Define: bridge – the – gap alimony, permanent periodic alimony and rehabilitative alimony.

Give an example fact pattern for each one.

Chapter 6

Review Florida Statutes § 61.075 (2016) and answer the following questions. The statute can be viewed using the following link:

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String =&URL=0000-0099/0061/Sections/0061.075.html 

  1. What items are included as marital assets?
  2. List three factors that a court could use to justify an unequal distribution of marital assets.

Chapter 7

Using the link provided below, examine the form for a parenting plan in Florida and answer the following questions.


  1. Explain the difference between shared parental responsibility and shared parental responsibility with decision making authority.
  2. What are the requirements of each parent in communicating with the other parent (about the child or children)?
  3. Why do you think the parenting plan contains detailed information about visitation during various holidays?

Good Faith

Discuss “good faith” under the UCC? How does it apply to contract law. Provide an example to highlight your response. 175-200 words


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