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Going through a divorce is stressful enough without having to worry about where you are going to live and how you are going to provide for your children while the divorce is pending. We help minimize uncertainty in the early stages of a divorce by working quickly to obtain a temporary order in place. Miami divorce lawyer, Lawrence S. Katz, has helped residents of Florida and throughout the United States, in addition to clients abroad, for many years. You can rely on our efficiency and experience when you need temporary relief orders to provide for your family.

Why do I need a temporary settlement agreement or temporary orders?

Life doesn’t stop just because you are going through the Florida divorce process. Household bills must be paid, and food and transportation needs must be met. The most efficient way to handle these issues is to negotiate a temporary agreement regarding living arrangements and expenses.

One of the most important reasons to get temporary orders or an agreement is to prevent a spouse from moving out of state with the children.

How do I obtain temporary relief?

If spouses cannot agree on who is going to pay future bills and spousal support, or they cannot agree on issues involving children, one or both must petition the court to enter temporary orders. There are many situations in which temporary relief is necessary, such as a stay-at-home mom who sacrificed her career to care for the children and cannot provide for them without the support of the other parent now.

The judge holds a hearing and issues a temporary relief order. Depending on your situation, the judge can grant several types of temporary relief, including:

  • Temporary custody and time-sharing
  • Temporary child support
  • Injunction against domestic violence
  • Temporary spousal support
  • Freezing assets
  • Temporary attorney fees and costs
  • Temporary order prohibiting the removal of the children
  • Debt-servicing issues

Obtaining temporary spousal support, child support and other temporary relief helps you provide for yourself and your children during the divorce process. We listen carefully to fully understand your concerns and respond to your questions quickly and thoroughly. Our family law attorney helps you determine what types of temporary support may be available to you and works to quickly secure a temporary agreement or temporary relief order.

Contact a Florida divorce attorney to apply for temporary relief

The divorce process can be lengthy. During the pendency of your case, temporary relief helps you maintain stability for yourself and your children. Contact The Law Offices of Lawrence S. Katz, P.A. today at 305-670-8656 or online to schedule an appointment. Our office is near the Dadeland South Metrorail, and se habla español.

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Lawrence S. Katz

For many years, Lawrence S. Katz has helped clients in Florida, throughout the United States and abroad. He has earned an excellent worldwide reputation for providing knowledgeable, quality representation in cross border family law matters and child abduction. He serves as counsel, co-counsel, consultant and expert witness.

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