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Blog Posts in 2016

  • 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 In the state of Florida these terms are outdated.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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  • How Divorce Can Affect Your Taxes

    The only thing more frustrating than having to file your taxes is having to file an abnormally complicated tax return. Out of all the things we can encounter in life that complicate our taxes, divorce might just be the most common. If you have recently been divorced, or are going through the process right now, there are a couple things you might have to do differently to properly file your taxes. ...
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