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Tuesday,
March 15, 2022.
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How to Remain Civil During a Divorce

A divorce is often a challenging experience for various reasons. One common struggle many faces involve remaining civil when speaking with their exes throughout the process. That doesn’t mean staying civil during a divorce is impossible. If you’re divorcing a spouse, the following tips will help you minimize one of the main causes of stress...

Wednesday,
February 16, 2022.
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The Financial Implications of Divorce in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

There are many different aspects of financial wellbeing to consider during a divorce. From assets to taxes, almost all aspects of monetary life are impacted by the divorce of two people in a marriage. While some people are in a good position, able to provide for their family, others are left struggling after making poor...

Wednesday,
December 15, 2021.
posted in Divorce

Breaking Down Divorce in Florida

Florida has a reputation for its beautiful beaches and laid back way of life, but it has also become known for an ugly rate of divorces in recent years – the fourth highest ranking state for divorce, in fact, at a population of 13.2 percent. If you find yourself in the midst of a difficult...

Thursday,
September 16, 2021.
posted in Divorce

What Exactly Is Collaborative Law And Does It Work?

COVID-19 caused court cases to gridlock. Criminal cases took precedence over civil ones. During the pandemic, family law litigators found alternative ways to negotiate and find resolutions concerning divorce agreements. The mental health experts associated with collaborative law urged attorneys to buy into peaceful options instead of oppositional courtroom approaches. When relationships cannot be salvaged,...

Thursday,
August 19, 2021.
posted in Divorce

Florida Ranks Third Highest In Divorce Rate

According to a recent study of states living with the most stress, in 2020 Florida ranked third in the highest divorce rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The divorce rate has dropped in 2021, bringing Florida up a notch to the fourth-highest rate in the U.S. There is good news, Fort...

Monday,
March 15, 2021.
posted in Divorce

Getting a ‘Gray’ Divorce In Florida – What You Should Know?

A gray divorce is a regular divorce but it happens when you’re over 50 and you’ve been married a long time. While the process may be basically the same, the important aspects are somewhat different due to the age of the couple and the longevity of the marriage. At this point, any children are mostly...

Wednesday,
February 17, 2021.
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Will a Divorce Hurt My Credit?

Choosing to dive into marriage is brave and commendable. For better or worse is something couples should take seriously. Yet, couples should also know the difference between fighting harder and learning when to let go. Our Fort Lauderdale divorce attorney at The Law Office of Gustavo E. Frances, P.A., understand divorce is never an easy...

Thursday,
January 14, 2021.
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Everything You Need to Know About Alimony and Reform Efforts

As we enter a new year, the Florida bill to end permanent alimony is back on the table. The hot button topic has incited immense controversy in recent years. Last year, the alimony reform bill failed to make it through the legislative process. In 2020, two separate bills were introduced to reform alimony, and it...

Friday,
December 18, 2020.
posted in Divorce

How Does the Money Spent on an Affair Affect the Division of Assets in a Divorce?

Divorces are a messy business. Numerous states across the country have sought to make divorce easier by passing no-fault legislation. This would allow all marital assets to be divided equally. Nonetheless, what do you do if you believe your spouse is mishandling funds out of the marital estate? What if he or she is spending...

Monday,
October 12, 2020.
posted in Divorce

You Should Take Divorce Mediation Seriously in Florida

Divorce is not easy for any person involved. This includes the spouses, any children they may have, and even the extended family members. It is important to remember that at the center of any divorce are real people experiencing real pain. There are times when divorcing couples go through mediation in Florida, whether by choice...

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