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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
Tampa Divorce Attorney
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
Tampa Divorce Lawyer
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
Tampa Divorce Lawyer
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
Tampa Uncontested Divorce Lawyer
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
Tampa Divorce Lawyer
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
Florida Divorce Lawyer
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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