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Saturday,
June 09, 2018.
posted in Family Law
Things to Consider When Getting a Divorce

Things to Consider When Getting a Divorce

Divorce can be messy. We all know that. One episode of Divorce Court will tell you that. Now instead of watching it, you lived through it. You thought you knew what you were getting yourself into but, you didn’t consider all the aspects of divorce. What happens when you have children involved? Will you get...

Friday,
June 08, 2018.
posted in Alimony Spousal Support
The Consequences Of Not Paying Alimony That Will Make You Think Twice Before Missing That Payment

The Consequences Of Not Paying Alimony That Will Make You Think Twice Before Missing That Payment

“What can possibly go wrong if I miss an alimony payment or two – or stop making these payments altogether?” this is the thought that crosses the minds of millions of divorced persons who have a legal obligation to pay alimony to their former spouse after a divorce. Weeks or months later, that thought is...

Saturday,
June 02, 2018.
posted in Divorce
Does It Matter Which Spouse Files For Divorce First? It Actually Does In Florida

Does It Matter Which Spouse Files For Divorce First? It Actually Does In Florida

Breaking up with someone is one of the most difficult decisions a person can face in their life. In fact, in our society, there is a stigma associated with being the one broken up with, while the one who initiates a breakup is thought to have the upper hand from an emotional and psychological standpoint....

Friday,
June 01, 2018.
posted in Divorce
The Royal Saudi Divorce

The Royal Saudi Divorce

We hear this question again and again when a couple decides to get a divorce. How are we going to split the real estate? Sometimes the decision is amicable and the real estate that is owned by both parties participating in the divorce is split with not a lot of fuss. However, more often than...

Friday,
May 25, 2018.
posted in Divorce
Options for Spousal Support in Florida

Options for Spousal Support in Florida

Very often when a couple is going through a divorce there are many financial issues that need to be sorted out, such as child support, child custody, division of assets and debts. However, the financial issue that causes the most confusion and apprehension is spousal support. Everyone understands the need to pay child custody, in...

Thursday,
May 24, 2018.
posted in Divorce
Same Sex Marriages and the Hurdles of Divorce

Same Sex Marriages and the Hurdles of Divorce

In 2015 Florida gave all LGBT couples the right to marry, a big milestone in LGBT rights and a huge victory for LGBT advocates and communities. However, even though Florida law has made leaps and bounds when it comes to the laws of LGBT communities, grey areas still exist. One of these hurdles is divorce....

Friday,
May 18, 2018.
posted in Divorce
Various Routes that can be Taken for Divorce

Various Routes that can be Taken for Divorce

Ending a short-term marriage has just as many hurdles as any other divorce. In the unfortunate event of a divorce it is very important to research all your option on how to proceed. In Florida there are three different routes you can take to get a divorce, and it is essential that you pick the...

Thursday,
May 17, 2018.
posted in Divorce
The Difference Between a Contested and Uncontested Divorce:

The Difference Between a Contested and Uncontested Divorce:

In the state of Florida, you do not have to give a reason for divorce. It is what is known as a no-fault divorce state meaning that a reason apart from irreconcilable difference does not have to be given to obtain a divorce. Unfortunately, even though a couple mutually decide to obtain a divorce, the...

Friday,
May 11, 2018.
posted in Divorce
Community (Joint) Debt After A Divorce: Who Gets To Pay It Back?

Community (Joint) Debt After A Divorce: Who Gets To Pay It Back?

What happens to community (joint) debt after a divorce? Unfortunately, community debt – debt created by one or both spouses during their marriage – does not melt away like a snowball after a marriage ends. So what happens to it and which spouse is legally obliged to pay it back? The two of the most...

Thursday,
May 10, 2018.
posted in Divorce
Budgeting And Financial Planning After A Divorce (Can You Rely On Alimony?)

Budgeting And Financial Planning After A Divorce (Can You Rely On Alimony?)

Ending a marriage is not just about going separate ways with your spouse, but also becoming financially independent and handling your own budget. And while some consider this an advantage, budgeting can be quite confusing if you have recently divorced. Budgeting is not exactly as easy as putting two and two together. Rather, it requires...

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