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Can I Change My Florida Child Support or Alimony Order?

Posted on : October 15, 2018
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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
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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
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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…

Divorcing with Assets & Debts: Making a Full Disclosure

Posted on : September 7, 2017
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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 pretty staunch consequences since the…

What to Say to Family & Friends About Your Divorce

Posted on : August 13, 2017
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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 a little easier. Talking to…

Separation and Divorce — Does One Lead to the Other?

Posted on : June 26, 2017
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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 if you’ll come back from…

Why Money Might Be to Blame for Your Divorce

Posted on : May 12, 2017
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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 marriage. Here’s how money problems…

The Truth About Uncontested Divorce

Posted on : March 18, 2017
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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 Divorce Is Still Challenging A contested…

Is My Personal Injury or Wrongful Death Settlement Marital Property?

Posted on : November 26, 2016
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If a party receives a personal injury settlement or a wrongful claim settlement after the filing of the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage, the settlement funds are generally not considered marital assets and are considered non-marital assets to the Party receiving the funds. However, if a portion of the funds were awarded due to past…

The 5 Steps of Divorce Mediation

Posted on : November 20, 2016
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Most mediations go through five different stages. Although they’re not always in the same sequence and a few may be repeated at various points, each stage is generally visited at least once during mediation. While each mediation is unique, below are the basic steps. Introductory Stage The mediator begins with the introductory phase to determine…

Should I Litigate My Divorce?

Posted on : November 5, 2016
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When you’re getting a divorce in Florida, you have a couple of choices to finish the procedure. Arbitration, mediation, and litigation can all be a means to end your marriage. Understanding which one is appropriate for you can be challenging. In some situations, litigation is the most suitable, although it could very well be the most…

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