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How much will a Tampa divorce attorney cost?

I’m always faced with this question with each perspective client I meet with–how much do I charge for handling a divorce or other family law case in the Tampa Bay area?  For divorce cases, my initial retainer is approximately $3,000-$5,000, which does not include the filing fees. Upon scheduling a…

Tampa Divorce Lawyer

What You Need to Know About Divorce Court

The courtroom can be a frightening place for divorcing couples. Naturally, you’ll want to know what to expect, especially if you’ve never been inside a courtroom before. It’s quite different from what you see on television; there are some things to keep in mind to help you prepare. Here’s what…

Tampa Divorce Lawyer Asset Disclosure

Divorcing with Assets & Debts: Making a Full Disclosure

Most people have at least some assets and debts when they begin the process of getting a divorce, even if they aren’t substantial. No matter how many — or how few — assets you have, you must provide full disclosure of your holdings. If you don’t, you could face some…

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What to Say to Family & Friends About Your Divorce

Many people who realize they’re divorcing from their spouse wonder how exactly they’ll tell family and friends. What should you say? Are there certain ways you should say it? Discussing the subject doesn’t have to be frightening or worrisome when you use these tips to help make breaking the ice…

Tampa Child Support Lawyer

How Long Should Child Support Be Paid?

Both the payor of child support and the parent receiving child support want to know how long it will be paid. It’s good to understand when in the child’s life the child support payments will end. Unlike alimony, which usually stops after a certain period of time or when the…

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Separation and Divorce — Does One Lead to the Other?

Often, married couples will explore the option of a legal separation instead of a divorce or prior to a divorce, almost like a “trial period” to see what being apart will be like. However, it’s normal to wonder if separation inevitably leads to divorce. On the other hand, you wonder…

Florida Prenup Lawyer

5 Crucial Things to Watch for in a Prenuptial Agreement

A prenuptial agreement is designed to protect both parties in the event of a divorce in the future. However, some prenups are inherently one-sided, especially if they’re designed to protect the spouse with more money or assets. If you’re asked to sign a prenup, here are 5 critical things to…

Tampa Divorce Lawyer

Why Money Might Be to Blame for Your Divorce

After a divorce, it’s natural to analyze every detail to find the key — the thing that made it all unravel. It’s human nature to want to know why a relationship failed, especially marriage. Even if you don’t think so, money may have played a significant role in the dissolution of your…

Tampa Military Divorce

What No One Tells You About Military Divorce

Deciding to divorce is never easy. However, when one or both spouses are in the military, the matter is even more complicated. It’s important to know what to expect when getting a military divorce and preparing for the challenges ahead. Here’s what no one tells you about military divorces. Custody Is One…

Tampa Uncontested Divorce Lawyer

The Truth About Uncontested Divorce

There are many misconceptions about uncontested divorce, what it is, and what to expect. Here are several truths about this type of divorce. Understand why you need strong legal advocacy even when you and your soon-to-be-ex spouse are in agreement about matters relating to the dissolution of your marriage. Uncontested…

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5 Compelling Reasons to Get a Prenup

You’ve heard it before — “getting a prenup is unromantic” or “getting a prenup means your fiance doesn’t actually love you.” Neither are true. A prenuptial agreement is a smart move for most couples. Here are 5 reasons why. 1. The Divorce Rate is 50% — and Rising Sure, it’s a…