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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...

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...

December 5, 2017

The ability to appeal a lower court's ruling is a crucial part of the legal system to ensure that there are fair outcomes, especially in divorce and family cases where assets and children are at stake. Sometimes lower courts, and even appeal courts, do not get it...

November 8, 2017

Choosing the right lawyer for your divorce or family law case takes some time and research regarding the attorney’s social media presence and internet reviews, longevity in a location, specificity to the family law practice, as well as personality. It is important tha...

October 3, 2017

Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for people going through divorce to attempt to hide assets or transfer assets to family members or others to avoid dividing such assets or having such assets available to produce income to pay support. An experienced lawyer can assis...

July 2, 2017

Even celebrities have high-conflict divorces with bitter arguments over child custody and division of assets, which will cause financial drain, high stress, and time-consuming litigation. However, this type of divorce does not have to occur, as many couples working wi...

June 9, 2017

Engagement rings are usually seen as the premarital property of the spouse who received it before the marriage, and it is not subject to division in a divorce. This is typically the case for all types of premarital assets; however, there are several circumstances wher...

May 3, 2017

QDRO’s, the order needed to divide retirement funds, are complicated and not always clear, and to add on top of that, many retirement plans charge fees, sometimes substantial, to process QDRO’s and divide the retirement. These fees are allowable under laws governing r...

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