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Can I Put Twenty Bucks On It?: Fourth DCA Answers “No” Regarding Substantial Child Support Arrearage

By Robin Bresky |

Hernandez v. Frontiero Case No. 4D10-4122 The Fourth District Court of Appeal (“DCA”) reviewed a trial court order finding a father in contempt for failure to pay child support. The order also allowed the father to pay only $20 per month towards his total child support arrearage of $18,499.75. The Fourth DCA noted that… Read More »

Appeal Dismissed in Favor of Client Where Unauthorized Under Appellate Rules

By Robin Bresky |

The issue was whether a trial court’s order denying exceptions to a general magistrate’s report and affirming the report, with several exceptions, was appealable as a final order or an appealable non-final order. We represented the Father of an infant child in a contentious custody dispute over timesharing and other issues. A general magistrate… Read More »