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This is one of the most common questions we receive at Feher Law. We partnered with our colleagues at Money to help you answer this important question. Having a good credit score is an important part of your financial life. At the very least, it will affect the type of interest you’ll pay on any type of loan, from home mortgages to credit cards. At most, a low credit score will seriously impact your ability…
Understanding interest rates is not something we are taught in school anymore. As adults use credit cards to pay for purchases, many do not understand how much of an impact an interest rate can have on your purchase. Our easy chart demonstrates the difference between paying a purchase off in full, paying only the minimum payment, and how much impact you can have by paying more than the minimum payment. The post My fridge costs
In the upcoming months, we will take a look at our financial situations and make difficult decisions about whether or not to file bankruptcy. Before you pick up the phone to schedule a consultation with a bankruptcy attorney, get organized. Use this helpful cheat sheet to get together the documents you will need. The post Bankruptcy: Get organized appeared first on Feher Law.…
By Emily Schroll, Paralegal Everyone has been making sacrifices over the past couple of months and the normal way of life feels like a distant memory. As states reopen and things get back to “normal”, I took a few minutes to reflect on how working remotely from home has shaped my perspective of business as usual for Feher Law. We can accomplish practically all the same tasks as before. One of the biggest differences for…
Florida Statute §61.30 sets forth the specific calculation the courts use to calculate child support. Child support is based on a variety of different numbers. Often times parents think that they will not have to pay child support if they are exercising 50/50 timesharing with the other parent. That is rarely the case. Child support takes into consideration the net incomes of the parties; appropriate deductions; costs of daycare, insurance, and uncovered medical expenses; and…
by Emily Schroll, Paralegal Some attorneys require a consultation fee, some attorneys do not. Here at Feher Law, the consultation fee for a Family Law matter is $275.00, for a Civil matter it is $150.00, and for Bankruptcy, there is no consultation fee. When potential new clients call into our office and inquire about a consultation, some question why there is a fee at all. Let me explain why we use a consultation fee. Here…
  Stimulus checks are on their way. Business loans are being funded. We still do not know, however, when this will all end. This is the very reason it is important to consider what your financial situation in the upcoming months will be. If your business’s financial situation does not improve, you may need to consider filing for bankruptcy. For this reason, Feher Law wants to let you know what the costs of your business…
Yes, it the midst of all that is COVID-19, you can still get divorced. However, it will definitely help if you are technologically savvy and so is your lawyer. What are we NOT doing right now? We are not hosting in-person consultations We are not hosting in-person paperwork reviews and/or signings We cannot physically go to mediation We cannot physically go to the courthouse to finalize your divorce What are we doing? We are using…
No. For a variety of reasons, this is a bad idea. Child support and seeing the kids (also called timesharing or visitation) have nothing to do with each other in the eyes of the court. By holding child support over the head of the other parent by keeping them from the kids, you end up looking no better than the parent not paying child support. The court will call this “unclean” hands. Sure, you are…
Contemplating a Collaborative Divorce? By Emily Schroll, Paralegal Dissolving a marriage can be a highly stressful and an emotional time. Here at Feher Law, we like to help our clients reach solutions without dismantling their relationships and the family structure along the way. This can be achieved by a Collaborative Divorce. Collaborative divorce involves full transparency and complete disclosure. When the parties commit themselves to avoiding adversarial proceedings, particularly litigation, and instead work together to…