Hancock Law Firm is 7! On August 7, we celebrated the end of our 7th year serving Florida families. Each year at this time, we pause to reflect and to remember that the passion that drives us each day is to make a difference in our community, one child at a time and one family…

Inequities in the Law: Practicing Law as a Member of the LGBTQIA+ Community Check it out – We just received a copy of the most recent issue and we’ve excited to see Attorney Autumn Hancock’s article published in the Law Day issue of the St. Petersburg Bar Association‘s Paraclete Journal! Inequities in the Law: Practicing…

Happy Mother’s Day!! We honor the mothers today- and we are grateful for you- for the hopeful mothers, for the stepmothers, for the grieving mothers, for the birth mothers, for the adoptive mothers, for the surrogate mothers, for the foster mothers, for the grandmothers, for the lonely mothers, for the mothers in heaven, for the…

Passion for Helping Children A passion for helping children. That’s what drives everything we do.

Happy Adoption Day! Adoption day! We are so honored to help another family finalize their adoption today! This family has been trying to complete their adoption for 2 years, so Attorney Hancock was delighted when they called to ask her to step in and help them they get it done. Today marks the end of…

Consideration Before Adding Yourself to Your Parents’ Deed This article is not Florida specific but points to some important considerations. Too often, clients call us to fix these issues after the fact instead of seeking advice before making a mistake. Before putting your name on your parents’ deed, be sure to investigate the tax implications.

New Child Welfare Laws Legislative Update: HB7065 was signed into law today, codifying a large child welfare package bill, which includes the following actions: creates grants to address the needs of fathers & increase mentorship for at-risk boys requires Florida’s child welfare system & home visit programs to increase services with and to fathers directs…

Happy National Dress Up Your Pets Day! Here are Attorney Autumn’s dogs, Buster and Zeus, and her cat, Dogfood. The cat is less amused. We can’t wait to see your pets!

Early Child Tax Credits in Family Law Cases A tip from Mangrove Financial for dealing with the early child tax credits. This issue is confusing to many and is discussed daily during our mediations or with our own clients. If you received early child tax credits, those who received early payments in 2021 should be…

Happy Birthday, Trisha! Join us in wishing a very happy birthday to our amazing administrative assistant, Trisha!