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August 22, 2019

The area of family law can be very strange in the sense that no two situations are the same. Every family dynamic is different from the next, and as a result, many divorce proceedings are different than the rest. The Collaborative Law Process may be the right way to go...

May 8, 2019

Methods of Divorce Proceedings

There are various methods for how divorce and family proceedings are conducted. Unlike what you see in many tv shows, these proceedings do not have to be adversarial. There are often time moments where a team-based approach and amicable co...

May 2, 2019

Using Mediation at the Time of Divorce

Mediation has been defined as a process whereby a neutral third person called a mediator acts to encourage and facilitate the resolution of a dispute between two or more parties. It is an informal and non-adversarial process with t...

April 24, 2019

Residency Requirements of Divorce in Florida.

If you are considering a divorce in the state of Florida, there are a few issues that you must consider. First and foremost, for Florida to grant a divorce, the state must have the jurisdiction to do so. That may sound stran...

February 12, 2019

Grounds for a Divorce in Florida

A divorce is the legal order from the court that ends your marital relationship with your spouse. Each divorce process is different but most orders serve the same purpose. At the end of the proceedings, your marital relationship to your...

February 5, 2019

The Military Family Stability Act: Help for Transitioning Families

I haven’t heard of this, what is it?

It is difficult to stay up to date on every single bit of legislation that passes through Congress affecting military families. There are so many little things tucked...

January 29, 2019

Qualified Military (Pension Division) Orders

Similar to the Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) which give an alternate payee the right to receive payments from a former spouse's retirement plan. However, the rules change slightly when one of the spouses is a serv...

January 22, 2019

New Year, New Alimony Laws!

By the time you are reading this, it will likely be 2019 and as the years change, so often do many civil statues. In this case, the new tax bill is having far reaching implications on various areas, such as family law. What many may not know,...

January 15, 2019

How Can The Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act Protect Me?

If you haven’t read our last blog post, we discussed the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation act that was adopted in Florida. While there are very few laws written in to protect serv...

January 9, 2019

The Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act

While the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act was technically already in effect here in Florida midway through 2018, it is still relatively new and warrants a discussion considering our major milita...

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