Category: Divorce

Dividing Property After a Divorce in Florida

Dividing property in a divorce can be a tricky and stressful process, especially when the couple has been married for a long time. In the state of Florida there are several factors that are considered while deciding how to divined property in the fairest way. Florida law requires judges to...

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Determining the Best Interests of the Child in Florida

A divorce can be extremely stressful on children. Divorce courts in Florida take this into consideration in every case, leading them to consider what is in the best interest of the child in their custody decisions. There are several factors that go into determining the best interest of the child...

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Does Cheating Matter in a Florida Divorce?

Florida is a no fault divorce state, meaning that either party can file for divorce without providing a reason other than they don’t want to be married anymore. The marriage just has to be “irretrievably broken,” and this relieves the court from having to decide who is at fault in...

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Same Sex Divorce Rights

Same sex marriage is a fairly new thing to the legislation in most states. This leave same sex couples to face unique challenges when it comes to same sex divorce. Because there is no specific legislation made for same sex divorce, judges must interpret laws that were made with heterosexual...

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Back to Basics: Florida Divorce FAQs

Divorce can be a daunting process. With as much stress that accompanies it, it is important to know all the basics of getting a divorce in Florida. Here we will answer the most common questions those going through a divorce have. How long does a divorce take in Florida? The...

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Can Men Get Alimony?

Divorces can come along with a lot of stress and be an emotionally trying time. Households and incomes are divided and it becomes difficult to ensure everything is divided fairly. In most divorces, it is usually assumed that the man pays the women spousal support in order to help maintain...

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Reform Law for Fairness in Divorce

It's not uncommon for a divorce to be messy when it comes to disagreements about alimony, child custody and child support. The Florida Legislature has been working on divorce law reforms in hopes of making divorce more fair and less difficult on families. Changes to alimony and custody are framing...

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How is Property Split in a Florida Divorce?

In Florida, the law says that all property must be divided equally and fairly between a divorcing couple. Couples who can’t divide help on their own may get help from an attorney to negotiate a settlement. Sometimes when a division can not be agreed upon the issue will be resolved...

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Filing for Paternity as a Mother

In this day and age the wonders of DNA technology allow mothers to file for paternity from father’s who deny their paternity or do not accept responsibility for their child. In Florida paternity can be established one of two ways. A couple is married and the child is born during...

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Consequences of Hiding Assets in a Divorce

If you are going through a divorce, you may be tempted to obscure some of your assets from the divorce proceedings. But we are here to say that getting caught hiding assets in a divorce proceeding can have drastic effects on the outcome of your case. It is legally required...

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