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  • Pensión alimenticia-¡Todo el mundo lo quiere, pero todo el mundo no es capaz de conseguirlo!

    Pensión alimenticia o manutención, comúnmente es buscada en casos de divorcio. La idea de que su ex cónyuge a pagar sus gastos de vida suena muy maravillosa. Pero lo que realmente es la pensión alimenticia, y ¿cómo realmente obtenerlo? El propósito de la pensión alimenticia es evitar consecuencias económicas injustas a raíz de su divorcio. Es un pago ordenado por la corte que una persona debe ...
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  • Alimony-Everyone wants it, but not everyone gets it!

    Alimony, or spousal support , is commonly sought after in divorce cases. The idea of having your ex-spouse pay your living expenses so that you can “live in the lifestyle you’ve become accustomed to” sounds pretty wonderful. But what really is alimony, and how do you actually get it? The purpose of alimony is to avoid any unfair economic consequences as a result of your divorce. It is a ...
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  • Aaron Hernandez, A Tragedy

    Aaron Hernandez is known both as a superstar football player, and a convicted murderer. Hernandez quickly went from one extreme to the other in a matter of a few short years. His life is described as a tragedy, a waste of talent and opportunity. He leaves behind a daughter, NCAA and NFL records, and many unanswered questions. Hernandez was born in Bristol, Connecticut where he began his football ...
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  • Bennifer 2.0-Maybe Hollywood marriages aren't so different after all

    “Super couples” in Hollywood are often dubbed nicknames. One of the most famous being “Bennifer 2.0” a.k.a. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. Why 2.0? Well…Ben has a thing for “Jennifers,” and before Jennifer Garner there was Jennifer Lopez. Affleck and Lopez split in January of 2004, after a brief engagement. The following year in June of 2005, Affleck and Garner were married. Fast forward 10 ...
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  • Adopciones por padrastro

    Has estado casado varios años. Su cónyuge tiene un hijo de un matrimonio anterior, y amas a ese niño como si fuera su propio hijo biológico. El niño te ve como su padre y te llama "mamá" o "papá". Te encuentres deseando que de alguna manera podría "oficialmente" convertirse en padre de este niño. ¡Es posible! La adopción crea una relación legal entre un niño y un padre adoptivo. Esta relación ...
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  • Your driver's license will be suspended if you are convicted of certain drug offense.

    In some cases, attorneys don’t always advise of possible collateral consequences. Whether they don’t know due to lack of experience or just don’t think they need to advise on that, it’s important for the unsuspecting client to understand that collateral consequences do exist in certain criminal case scenarios. A specific collateral consequence that comes up often is the driver’s license suspension ...
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  • Stepparent Adoptions

    You’ve been married for several years. Your spouse has a child from a prior marriage, and you love that child as if they were your own biological child. The child views you as their parent and may even call you “mommy” or “daddy.” You find yourself wishing that somehow you could “officially” become this child’s parent. What if I told you that was possible? An adoption creates a legal parent-child ...
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  • "Estoy divorciando y DCF tiene custodia de mi hijo, ¿qué hago?"

    Has solicitado un divorcio y las cosas se están moviendo a lo largo en el caso. De repente un informe es llamado al Departamento de los niños y las familias con respecto a su hijo. Hay una investigación de DCF y el Departamento tiene custodia de su hijo. ¿Qué sucede ahora? A la vez que DCF tiene la custodia de su hijo la Tribunal de dependencia tiene jurisdicción. Esto significa que el caso de la ...
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  • Welcome Leilani Martinez to Our Firm!

    Calvo y Calvo se complace en anunciar que Leilani Marie Martinez se ha unido a nuestra práctica en Fort Myers, Florida. Sra. Martínez obtuvo su licenciatura en la Universidad de Florida y asistió a la escuela de derecho de la Universidad de Villanova. Después de ser admitida a la barra de la Florida, trabajó como abogada representando el Departamento de niños y familias. Durante su tiempo con el ...
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  • "I'm Getting Divorced and DCF Has Custody of My Child-What Do I Do?"

    You’ve filed for divorce and things are moving along in the case. Out of nowhere a report is called in to the Department of Children & Families regarding your child. There’s a full-blown DCF investigation and before you know it the Department has custody of your child. But you were just about to address time-sharing and parental responsibility in the divorce case…what happens now? Once DCF takes ...
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  • Invest in an Attorney - It's Worth it

    In many areas of the law there is nothing preventing you from representing yourself pro se without an attorney. But just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should… Attorneys study for several years in order to learn how the law works. They then follow up years of studying by putting into practice what they’ve learned. Some areas of the law are more technical than others. If you don’t ...
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  • Welcome Leilani Marie Martinez

    Calvo & Calvo, Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce that Leilani Marie Martinez has joined our practice located in Fort Myers, Florida. Ms. Martinez obtained her undergraduate degree at the University of Florida and subsequently attended Villanova University School of Law. After being admitted to the Florida Bar, she became a Children’s Legal Services attorney, representing the Department of ...
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  • "Time-sharing" in the State of Florida-What is it and how does it work?

    “Time-sharing” in the State of Florida—What is it and how does it work? Many individuals are familiar with terms such as “custody” and ‘visitation” when it relates to children in family law cases. In the state of Florida these terms are outdated. Florida Statutes now use the term “time-sharing” to define the amount of time that a minor child will spend with each parent, includes overnights and ...
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  • Get Connected with Calvo & Calvo, Attorneys at Law

    There are numerous qualities that set the Fort Myers lawyers at Calvo & Calvo, Attorneys at Law apart from others, including their memberships and awards such as the following: *Top 100 Trial Lawyers - The National Trial Lawyers, 2013 & 2014 *Rising Star r ℠ by SuperLawyers® Magazine, 2012 We offer trustworthy legal guidance for criminal defense and family law cases, and are a valuable source of ...
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  • What Documents are Needed for Divorce in Florida?

    In the state of Florida, divorcing spouses are required to provide their lawyers with a wide range of documents and information in order to determine the terms of their separation agreement. This information will play a key role in determining how your assets, debts, and property will be distributed, as well as how issues such as child custody and spousal support will be negotiated. Spouses must ...
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