Schools Starts Soon! Get Prepared

Lizbeth Potts, P.A.Lizbeth Potts, P.A. Tampa Attorney Legal Articles

back to school

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SCHOOLS BEGIN CLASSES ON MONDAY, AUGUST 12 Not only does school start soon, but many people need to get their children registered. What does a parent need to get a child enrolled in a Florida school? If you are a parent, an extended family in temporary custody of a minor child, a guardian to a school aged child, … Read More

REAL ID ACT AND NAME CHANGE ISSUES

Lizbeth Potts, P.A.Immigration Laws

Naturalization process

REAL ID ACT AND NAME CHANGE ISSUES Lately, I have been getting clients who need to renew their Florida Driver’s License, but are having issues, because they have been called by one name, which is on their driver license and what their birth certificate says is another. It is becoming a problem, especially with older folks. REAL ID was created … Read More

FORMER NAME RESTORATION IN DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

Lizbeth Potts, P.A.Family Laws

Divorce

FORMER NAME RESTORATION IN DISOLUTION OF MARRIAGE During divorce proceedings, someone who has taken the last name of their spouse may have their former name restored. It is a simple process, especially when going through dissolution of marriage. Lizbeth Potts, a Family Law Attorney in Tampa, can help you with the restoration of your name during your divorce proceedings. In … Read More

How to Become a U.S. Citizen

Lizbeth Potts, P.A.Immigration Laws

Legal Services

Study to become a U.S. Citizen Many individuals have been in the U.S. for the specified amount of time to be able to apply for United States Citizenship. I am a member of the Greater Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce, so I get their monthly events calendar. Something that caught my eye was the announcement about FREE classes to study … Read More

New Tax Law and Alimony

Lizbeth Potts, P.A.Family Laws

Depressed woman and husband

NEW TAX LAW AND ALIMONY Since the new tax law came into being, individuals who are getting divorced may be in for a rude awakening. Once a coveted deduction, alimony and support maintenance payments by the payor spouse can no longer be relied upon.  The new tax law eliminates this deduction completely.  It also eliminates such payments to the payee … Read More