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Do I Have Other Options Besides Divorce?

Posted on : February 4, 2020
Your marriage is in trouble and you’re thinking about divorce.    Is that really the next best step? Divorce is time consuming, complex, and costly. You may benefit from exploring divorce alternatives, such as legal separation or mediation. Here’s what you need to know.  Annulling Your Marriage  Annulling your marriage can be done under certain…

Can I Evict My Spouse?

Posted on : November 21, 2019
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Living together with your ex-spouse after deciding to separate or divorce can be painfully difficult. However, not all spouses go their own way. If your ex is refusing to leave your home, can you evict them? Under some circumstances, you can. Here’s what you should know.  What Is Spousal Eviction?  Eviction is a legal remedy…

Do You Need a Forensic Accountant If You’re Getting a Divorce?

Posted on : July 31, 2019
Financial matters are one of the most crucial parts of a divorce, along with child custody matters. Alimony, property division, and child support are usually always present during divorces in some combination, and it can be difficult to navigate these very important issues. If you work with a forensic accountant, you can be sure that…

Can I Unestablish Paternity?

Posted on : April 29, 2019
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Establishing Paternity In Florida Many families today are not considered traditional today. When this becomes important is when you are in the midst of a family law case in which you need the support of an experienced Tampa family lawyer. Florida law views the party’s marital status at the time of the child’s birth rather…

Do I Have Any Options If the Other Parent Is Not Paying Child Support In Florida?

Posted on : March 13, 2019
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Making Your Case For Child Support Fighting for child support in a divorce is a common interest for the parent who hopes to receive full or primary custody. There’s no doubt that there are many expenses involved in raising a child. Because of this, both parents are expected to play a financial role in supporting…

Can I File for Bankruptcy and Divorce in Florida At the Same Time?

Posted on : January 25, 2019
Attorney For Divorce In Tampa, Mindi Lasley
Divorce And Bankruptcy Going through so many different legal issues at the same time can be difficult, but it might also make sense to file for divorce or bankruptcy in a specific order. In these situations, you need to have the advice of competent and qualified attorneys who are looking out for your best interests.…

How Long Will My Florida Divorce Case Take?

Posted on : December 20, 2018
Two of the most common questions asked of Florida divorce attorneys is how long the case will take and how much it will cost. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to fully estimate either one of these without sitting down with an experienced divorce attorney as both the duration and the potential cost of your divorce…

Do We Really Need a Cohabitation Agreement?

Posted on : November 19, 2018
Identifying an experienced family law attorney to help you with putting together a cohabitation agreement can be important for outlining the critical aspects of the relationship and reducing the possibility of problems in the future. Many studies have explored the experiences of cohabitating couples and have come to the conclusion that those couples who live…

Can I Change My Florida Child Support or Alimony Order?

Posted on : October 15, 2018
If your life circumstances change, it’s natural to wonder whether or not you are eligible to change the order that has been established by the court. It is often the case that a person or family will have changing circumstances and may need to update existing materials to more accurately reflect what is going on…

What Does Working Full Time Have to Do with a Possible Divorce Rate?

Posted on : September 3, 2018
If you are contemplating filing for divorce, there are likely many different reasons that pushed you to even consider this option and it is also possible that you’ve already had a consultation with a knowledgeable divorce attorney. You might have even tried to work things out with your spouse in the past by using a…

Should Children Know More details About Divorce?

Posted on : July 24, 2018
Children now want to be included in decisions about what happens in a divorce, according to a new study.  Many parents try not to share too many details about the breakdown of a marriage because they want to shield and protect their children.   It can be hard to figure out what to share versus…

What Does Your Wedding Price Have to Do with Divorce?

Posted on : July 15, 2018
A new study says that spending too much money on your wedding could be a big mistake. Although brides and grooms might be able to leverage resources from family members or partner opt to pay for wedding, spending too much on your wedding could come at a higher risk of getting divorced. Two economic professors…

Be Aware of Your Health After a Divorce

Posted on : June 10, 2018
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Changing your habits too much after a divorce may not be that good for you, at least according to a new study. Changing your habits after a divorce could be associated with early death. The study found two possible culprits that may connect a person’s decreased health after divorce. There have been many other studies…

New Study Shows That a Flashy Wedding Can Increase Your Divorce Risk

Posted on : May 17, 2018
Tampa Divorce Attorney
A new study shows that those couples who go all the way with the effort to have a flashy wedding are more likely to get divorced. Wedding planning is known as one of the most stressful aspects of a relationship and it is certainly enough to keep both members of the couple thinking about whether…

Study Finds Higher Rates of Weight Loss Surgery with Increases in Divorces and Marriages

Posted on : April 20, 2018
A Swedish study suggests that weight loss surgery can have significant implications for interpersonal relationships. People who didn’t have bariatric surgery when compared with those who did, were more likely to stay married. Those individuals who did get bariatric surgery were more likely to get divorced or separated if they were married, and if they…

Are You Genetically Predestined for Divorce?

Posted on : March 10, 2018
When you’re trying to walk back what may have led you to end up in a divorce attorney’s office, you might wonder whether there were signs that the relationship wasn’t all you had hoped it was. There could have been breakdowns in communication, concerns about trust and infidelity, or simply a feeling that you grew…

Divorce and Stepkids: What Statistics You Need to Know

Posted on : February 14, 2018
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Most people who have already been through one divorce know that the dynamics of families can be especially difficult for everyone involved. When you are on a second or third marriage, however, stepkids can add a layer of complexity to this situation. When a divorce occurs in one of these remarriages, it can make child…

The Connection Between Social Media and Your Divorce

Posted on : January 19, 2018
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Are you thinking about getting a divorce? It might be the case that social media played a role in your decision to get divorced, such as uncovering evidence of infidelity. It’s also important to keep in mind that how you proceed with your divorce might also have a connection to social media. In a contested…

What to Do If Your Divorce Mediation Doesn’t Work

Posted on : December 12, 2017
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Many couples want to minimize the complications and expenses associated with divorce litigation. For that reason, they may attempt to go through mediation first. In some situations, mediation is a powerful tool that allows you to sit down with a neutral third party to help you figure out the key issues in your divorce such…

What You Need to Know About Divorce Court

Posted on : October 9, 2017
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 you should know. Basic Courtroom…