Category: Divorce Planning

What Happens to my Retirement In a Divorce?

If you are facing the unfortunate situation of divorce, amidst all of the tough decisions being made, you might be wondering how your assets will be divided. While you may already know that in the state of Florida assets are divided equally in most divorce cases, what most don’t know...

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What is ‘No Fault’ Florida Divorce?

The process of divorce can be a tough one. The process is made even worse when those being divorced have to place blame and find fault for who/what caused the divorce. Florida’s “no fault” divorce policy eliminates this part of the divorce process. In the state of Florida, the courts...

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How to Blend your Divorced Family Smoothly

When divorce involves children, it can instantly become complicated. Once the dust of the divorce settles and the wounds heal, a parent may find themselves wanting to begin a new life with a new spouse. With the children, there is bound to be some resistance. The new spouse is not...

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What is a Guardian ad Litem?

When moving through complicated divorce cases, the children are often briefly forgotten. Amidst all of the property arguments, child support claims, and accusations, it can be tough to hear the child’s voice. That is the purpose of a Guardian ad Litem. A Guardian ad Litem can be appointed by the...

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Florida Parents Required to Take Parenting Course Prior to Divorce

Did you know that the state of Florida requires couples with minor children to complete a mandatory parenting class prior to finalizing a divorce? The Parent Education and Family Stabilization class is 4 hours long, and most judicial circuits, including the Orlando area, allow parents to complete the course either...

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Tips on being Ready for Anything, Even Divorce

As the saying goes, the best way to prevent a problem is to be prepared for it in the first place. Fortunately, no matter what issue you're facing, someone has been there before, and has documented the pitfalls and secrets so that you don't have to learn by experience. This...

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Financial Tips for Divorcing Couples

Divorce is a hugely significant moment in a person’s life. It quite literally sets the stage for the entire second part of an individual’s life. Families split or form lines, property is divided, houses are moved out of, and finances are cut in half. That is the theme of the...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Divorce

If you are facing a divorce, or helping someone else make their way through one, there are undoubtedly a thousand little questions floating around up in the air. We will try to answer some of the more common ones here. Q: My wife and I went through mediation, and we...

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The Judge Cannot See Through Your Eyes

Sometimes bad things happen to good people. It’s quite possible for 2 individuals, who their respective friends and family would call “the nicest, most honorable person in the whole world,” to get locked together in a bitter divorce proceeding. You could even be one of those individuals, and you could...

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Divorce – Matters of Fault, and Finding Lost Spouses

If you are considering filing for divorce, you likely have a whole slew of questions and concerns. You are not alone. Thousands of questions are asked every day by thousands of individuals just like yourself. One of the more common concerns people have in the process of gearing up for...

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